Sundays | 9am & 10:30am

Care & COUNSELING

Our care and counseling ministries are designed to meet the felt needs within our church and community. We offer counseling for all ages and support groups for marriage, adoption, recovery, divorce, trauma, and more. Learn more about our ministries below.

Counseling

We offer affordable Christian counseling for individuals, marriages, adolescents, and families. If you feel your situation is urgent, please contact our front office at (936) 321-5505 and we will make every effort to see you as quickly as possible. If this is an emergency, please call 911 immediately.

Support for Hard Times

If you're going through something difficult, we're here for you. Below are a few steps we've found helpful during hard times.
Call or text a friend
Not sure what to say? Try something like: "I'm going through something difficult and was hoping to talk about it. If that's okay with you, please let me know."

Talk to a help-line volunteer
National Suicide Prevention Line
(800) 273-8255

Montgomery County 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
1-800-659-6994

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME at 741741
Find ways to support yourself
Change your surroundings. (e.g. go on a walk, switch rooms, open a window)

Take care of yourself. (e.g. drink water, eat a nutritious meal, shower, nap)

Slow down. (e.g. wait 24 hours to make important decisions, call someone to distract you, breath in for 3 seconds and out for 5 seconds)

Care Ministries

re:generation

12-Step Biblical Recovery

Mondays at 6:30pm (Childcare available)

We all experience brokenness in life. At re:generation, we believe that anyone can experience new life and freedom by working through steps of healing given to us by God through the Bible. Re:generation is 12-step discipleship through recovery. By working through these biblical steps within an authentic community, people have found freedom from addiction, fear, control, abuse, depression, and many other personal struggles.
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re|engage

Marriage Ministry

Wednesdays at 6:30am (Childcare available)

Whether your marriage needs to be reignited or completely resurrected, re|engage is a safe place for you and your spouse to reconnect. Re|engage offers hope for marriages that includes worship, teaching, small groups, and testimonies from couples who have experienced victory in the midst of hard times.
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DivorceCare

Divorce Recovery

Thursdays at 6:30pm (Childcare available)

Unless you've been there, it's hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation and divorce. Our Divorce Care group is a weekly support group led by people who have been through divorce and successfully rebuilt their lives. You'll find it to be a warm, caring environment and will come to see your group as an "oasis" in an otherwise difficult season in your life. Each week, you will experience encouraging videos, small group discussion, and  journaling exercises that reinforce the weekly session topics.
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GriefShare

Grief Recovery

Thursdays at 6:30pm (Childcare available)

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare groups meet weekly to help you face the challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each GriefShare session includes a video seminar with experts, support group discussion, and personal study and reflection.
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Trauma REBOOT

Trauma Recovery

Thursdays at 6:30pm (Childcare available)

Trauma REBOOT is a 12-week, faith-based, peer-led course empowering everyday people to overcome trauma and embrace a brighter future. Through practical teaching and a supportive community, Trauma REBOOT can help you break free from the pain of your past and find renewed purpose and strength.
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REBOOT Combat Recovery

Service-related Trauma Recovery

Thursdays at 6:30pm (Childcare available)

REBOOT Combat Recovery is a faith-based, peer-led course that helps veterans, active-duty military, and their families heal from service-related trauma. Participants learn practical steps to follow when dealing with particularly debilitating aspects of combat stress and trauma such as anger, loss, grief, false guilt, bitterness due to unforgiveness (of self and others), depression, and suicidal ideation. This 12-week course will teach participants how to apply tried-and-true Biblical principles that address the cause and symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress. 
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Merge

Pre-Martial & Newly-Wed Counseling

Sundays at 10:30am (Childcare available)

Merge is a 10-week class for seriously dating and engaged couples. Each week we cover a different topic, taught by a couple from our teaching team. We cover topics such as communication and conflict, finances, sexual intimacy, in-laws and expectations. You will be led by a married mentor couple and will go through the class with other participating couples in the same stage of life. The class provides the ideal opportunity for you and your significant other to process next steps in your relationship in the context of small group community.
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FaithFAM

Adoption & Foster Care Ministry

First and Third Sundays at 10:30am (Childcare available)

FaithFAM seeks to help families who are interested in pursuing adoption and those desiring to provide a loving foster home for children in need. In addition, we also offer a support system for families who have adopted and those who are providing foster care.
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Financial Stewardship

Financial Counseling

By Appointment

Through mentoring and coaching, our prayer is that the Word of God permeates your heart and changes your perspective with respect to money. In addition, we hope to analyze your financial status, develop a spending plan/budget, and set a course to attaining financial freedom.
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Oasis

Bible Study

Sundays at 10:30am

Oasis is a safe place for those experiencing the storms of life. Here you will study God's Word and grow alongside other men and women going through a difficult season.
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Special Events

teachings, trainings, and more

Meet the Team

Dr. Dustin Ellis

Clinical Director of Care and Counseling

Donna Wilson

Counselor

Tammy Smith

Care Ministries Coordinator

Chris Ayala

Counselor

Sara Lindsay

Care Ministries Assistant

Ingrid Myers

Counselor