The Purpose of Congregational Care:

To build up the community of Christ



Who We Are

We are a ministry that seeks to build up the community of Christ by:

Loving One Another

Building truth-filled relationships

John 13:34
1 Peter 4:8
Ephesians 4:15

Forgiving One Another

Building peace-filled relationships

1 Corinthians 1:10
Ephesians 4:1-32
Matthew 18:15-20

Serving One Another

Building committed relationships

Galatians 5:13
Exodus 17:11-12
Proverbs 19:20
1 Corinthians 12:21-26

Submitting to One Another

Building humble relationships

Ephesians 5:21
1 Peter 5:5
Philippians 2:3-4
Matthew 7:3-5

Encouraging One Another

Building safe relationships

1 Thessalonians 5:11
Romans 1:12
Ephesians 4:29

Being Devoted to One Another

Building faithful relationships

Proverbs 17:17
Romans 12:5-10
Proverbs 13:3




Our Next Premarital Meetings Begin February 21, 2021

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Premarital Meetings

Are you soon to be engaged or at least considering it? Are you engaged already with a wedding date on the calendar? If so, we would love to help you prepare for marriage through biblical and practical instruction. All couples wishing to be married at Coram Deo Bible Church and/or by one of our Pastors must first complete our Premarital Meetings. These meetings consist of seven sessions which will help you discover God’s purpose for marriage and biblical love. Prepare now to build your marriage on a lasting foundation.

Topics Covered:

Week 1:  Why Marriage?
Week 2:  God’s Equation for Marriage
Week 3:  Evaluating Your Relationship and a Decision-Making Guide
Week 4:  Authentic Communication
Week 5:  Roles and Responsibilities
Week 6:  Money, Money, Money
Week 7:  Intimacy: Sexual Communication in Marriage

Prior to meeting with a Pastor, please fill out the Personal History Worksheet and return it to Christina Zahniser at the church office, or by emailing it to .

Staff Contacts for Premarital:

Garth Glenn  |  Associate Pastor

Christina Zahniser  |  Administrative Assistant


What is the process for getting married at our church?

Deciding to get married is a life-changing decision. We offer Premarital Meetings to help you lay the foundation for a God-centered marriage. Our Pastors and Directors are also available to officiate your wedding. If you would like to have your wedding at Coram Deo, please follow the checklist below:

Staff Contacts for Weddings:

Garth Glenn  |  Associate Pastor

Christina Zahniser  |  Administrative Assistant


What is the process for having a funeral at our church?

Loss of a loved one is very difficult, and our Pastors are available to support you as you grieve. If you would like to speak with a Pastor, or you would like to hold your loved one’s funeral here, please contact DeLaine Lanman at  or (563) 359-5333.

Funeral Guidelines & Fees 

Staff Contacts for Funerals:

Dean Sternik  |  Men's and Care Pastor

DeLaine Lanman  |  Administrative Assistant


More information on our Compassion Ministry is coming soon! 


Staff Contacts for Compassion:

Dean Sternik  |  Men's and Care Pastor

DeLaine Lanman  |  Administrative Assistant


If you have a tender and compassionate heart for others, we'd love for you to consider joining one of our volunteer teams.

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