Welcome to the Swift Creek Crisis Support Ministry. Here you will discover a powerful ministry to help you or someone you know in the midst of a painful life situation. We want to extend our hand of mercy and grace to you so you will ultimately find restoration and hope in the hands of God who loves you. God’s grace is sufficient for our every weakness, and this ministry will help you fulfill God’s purpose for your life: to connect to God, to connect with others, and to help others connect with God. Below you will see the ministries Swift Creek provides for church member support as well as for community outreach. Connect by clicking the highlighted links. All registrations and applications are kept private with recognized leaders of each ministry.
Marriage Mentors is one couple coming alongside another couple as friends, guiding, encouraging and imparting life skills from a biblical perspective that result in better communication, conflict resolution and overall marital satisfaction. Apply for a Marriage Mentor.
Our Journey of Hope is a cancer care ministry available to anyone who is fighting cancer or who is ready to make a difference in the lives of those fighting cancer. This is a ministry of hope, courage and compassion sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You will learn how to heal from the deep hurt of divorce and discover hope for your future. If you would like assistance, please fill out the Ministry Application so we can learn a little more about how to address your needs.
Our Bereavement team serves families who have lost a loved one. Members are trained to successfully implement our mission to give comfort and support to the grieving families of our church by organizing family meals, giving time, hearing thoughts and sharing their tears. If you have or know of an immediate need regarding the loss or a terminal illness of a loved one, a friend or a neighbor, please share that need with our ministry and let us know how we can help you.
Our mission is to help families who have lost children understand that they are not alone and reveal to them the love of Jesus Christ. This ministry also provides customized baskets with resources and comfort for families.
This ministry provides support for women who find themselves with an unplanned pregnancy. Embrace Grace groups are usually comprised of 10-12 classes per semester and meet weekly. There are groups for singles, pregnant girls, new moms and even fathers. This ministry is coming soon to SCBC! For immediate assistance, check out the Pregnancy Help Center of Chesterfield.
Through support groups, practical advice and biblical study, Grief Share is a ministry for the church and community to help you face the loss of a spouse, child, family member, or friend—and move towards rebuilding your life. I would like to join a Grief Share group.
This ministry provides support for job seekers and those in career transition. Through mentorship, prayer support, and connecting to job search resources and other practical assistance, such as resume review and financial guidance, the ministry will come along side you in your job search. If you would to participate or volunteer with this ministry, please fill out the Ministry Application.
This ministry provides private care and counseling for students and their families. It seeks to help young people deal with challenges ranging from cutting, depression, pornography, divorce in the home, victimization, and drug and alcohol abuse.
Major depression is a medical illness that now affects more than 23 million adults each year. Although devastating at times, depression is highly treatable. This ministry offers information, education, support, and spiritual hope to those affected by depression — as well as their families. If you are interested in volunteering in this ministry, please fill out the Volunteer Application
This ministry provides sessions and support groups for those experiencing challenges with drugs, alcohol, food, or any other substance abuse or dependency upon any coping mechanism other than Christ.
Special needs students: 7th grade – Adult. Our goal is for every special needs student to know and experience the love of God. In so doing, our leaders nurture each student and ensure they are in a comfortable environment that is spiritually focused and physically secure.
To EQUIP and EMPOWER church members to share the the Word of Truth and their redeemed lives with those in need.
To ENGAGE the hurting in their time of need by helping them find restoration and reconciliation with God through salvation.
To CONNECT those in crisis to a mentor or small group ministry within the church to facilitate and celebrate recovery for the glory of Christ.
To CULTIVATE spiritual growth in participants, producing Christ-like character and lifestyles.
To COMMISSION maturing believers who are experiencing victory within their crisis to invest in others what has been invested in them.