Life is full of joy, but we know that it also has its share of hurts. At Cornerstone Lutheran Church, we have a heart for loving people through their pain, whether they are in our church or our community. Hope can be found in support groups like GriefShare, DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K), caregivers, employment needs, or for those with disabilities. And, support can also be found in creating homemade comfort shawls for those in need. Find out more, below.
Supporting Each Other
If you’ve lost a spouse, child, parent, or friend, it can be a confusing time—you may feel isolated and have many questions about things you’ve never faced before. Don’t go through it alone. Join a caring group of people that will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. The GriefShare recovery support group meets for 13 weeks and will help you face these challenges so you can move toward rebuilding your life.
For information on our next class series, contact Kristy Long (click here to email or call 317.690.1194).
- DivorceCare for Kids
DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K), a biblically-based program for children grades K-6 struggling with the hurt caused by divorce and separation, will be on Monday evenings starting February 14, 6-7:30 pm, at CLC Carmel room 214 (upstairs from door 6).
DC4K is a 13-week, hands-on, interactive, kid friendly support system to assist children in maneuvering through divorce or separation. For more information or to sign up your child(ren), contact Megan Pritchard (click here to email).
For more information on the program, visit https://www.dc4k.org/
- Caregiver Support
Third Tuesday of the month
Carmel, Room 101A
If you are caring for or making care decisions for loved ones facing health issues associated principally with aging or memory loss, find support, encouragement, and resources through our Caregivers Support Group.
For more information, email Chris Doron or call 317.339.6808.
- Disabilities Ministry
FRIENDSHIP BIBLE CLASS
Carmel: Room 102
This Bible class ministerswith adults with intellectual disabilities. The purpose of the class is to provide fellowship and spiritual enrichment as the participants praise God with song, prayer and Bible stories. (The class will not meet Dec. 25 or Jan. 1.) High school age and adults are encouraged to join in the fellowship!
Contact: Email Kim Orr
First Saturday of every month (November-May)
9 AM-1 PM
Carmel, Room 123 (enter through door 1)
Friendship Saturdays are a fun time of Bible study, crafts, singing, fellowship, and lunch for all attendees. (Lunches are provided by various CLC small groups.) Friendship Saturday also provides a time of respite for these attendees’ caregivers. If you would like to bring someone to participate, or would like to help (we can always use extra hands, ages 14 & up!), please contact Pastor Max.
Contact: Email Pastor Max Murphy or call 317.814.4252.
The Cornerstone Lutheran Church Employment Ministry is a faith-based outreach ministry that provides support and assistance to individuals and families through different phases of career transition. This group is open to anyone seeking to improve their employment situation.
Volunteer your expertise
We are looking for volunteers to provide mentoring and support specific to their field. You would be committing to:
- Sharing your expertise in coaching on career paths or the job search process specific to your occupational industry.
- Connecting fellow Cornerstone Lutheran disciples with others to aid in their spiritual or occupational growth.
- Partnering with other volunteers to share your experiences to broaden the outreach of the Employment Ministry.
To provide support, email Cheryl Schaefer.
Schedule an appointment
Our team of volunteers is passionate about serving anyone who is unemployed, under-employed or considering a career transition. If you'd like to meet with one of us individually email Cheryl Schaefer.
- Creating Comfort Shawls
Our knitting/crocheting group makes comfort shawls for local cancer patients and others needing a little bit of comfort. If you know how to knit or crochet, or would like to learn, then join us every Monday night, from 7-8:30 pm, in the Carmel Seniors Lounge, as we have fun making them together! Bring a friend! We do have some yarn and knitting needles/crochet hooks, but if you have your own items, please bring them. Questions? Contact Robin Wong (click here) or Cindy Koelsch (click here).