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


CONGREGATIONAL CARE INCLUDES...


 

Premarital

Our Next Premarital Meetings Will Begin: TBD

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 Krista Roels at the church office, or by emailing it to .


Staff Contacts for Premarital:

Garth Glenn  |  Associate Pastor

Krista Roels  |  Administrative Assistant

Weddings

What is the process for getting married at Coram Deo?

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

Krista Roels  |  Administrative Assistant

Funerals

What is the process for having a funeral at Coram Deo?

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 Krista Roels at or (563) 359-5333.

Funeral Guidelines & Fees 


Staff Contacts for Funerals:

Jason Taylor  |  Biblical Soul Care Pastor
 

Krista Roels  |  Administrative Assistant

Compassion

What is the process for receiving help from the Compassion Ministry at Coram Deo?

If you have come on hard times and need a little extra help—whether financial, emotional, or otherwise—please seek out help from our Compassion Ministry. To share your situation, come to the office and fill out a Compassion application. We will get you connected with someone on our Compassion Team to assess your need and how we can help.

 

What Applicants Can Expect:
  1. We will show love and compassion
  2. We will get to know you
  3. We will speak into your life with God’s truth
  4. We will develop a plan to help you do what it takes to get you back on your feet
  5. We will personally meet with you (either in-person or by phone)

Below is a basic timeline for help (to be used as a guideline only):

  • Week 1: We'll assign your request to a team member
  • Week 2: You'll meet or speak with your assigned team member
  • Week 3: You'll have a second meeting with your team member to discuss your action plan

 

What Applicants Should NOT Expect:
  • Money – some will receive financial help, but no monetary gain is guaranteed
  • Immediate Answers – the process can take up to three weeks

 


Staff Contacts for Compassion:

Jason Taylor  |  Biblical Soul Care Pastor
 

Krista Roels  |  Administrative Assistant

COME SERVE WITH US!

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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