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Emotional health is a critical component of living life with Christ. GCCC provides support for members of our community going through difficult times via several means:

Deacons Ministry

The Deacons ministry is here to provide care for members going through difficult times.  Deacons may meet one-on-one to provide support, or assist in building a support network. For inquiries, contact: Inquiries will be kept confidential within the current Deacon Board.

Meals Ministry

Need meals during a crazy time of life? (new baby, recovery from major illness/surgery, etc.) The deacons can arrange for meal drop off for a period of time. Email to arrange.

Christian Counseling Resources

Counseling and Education Foundation ( )

Paul Tripp Ministries (

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality ( that provide insights on challenges common to believers (e.g., depression, relationships, dealing with conflict)

We encourage members of our community to meet with a Christian counselor to address challenging issues. A list of counselors in the area is here.

Limited financial support may be available through the Benevolence Fund. For more information, see the Benevolence Fund page.

Additional Resources

Department of Health and Human Services; suicide prevention, eating disorders, trauma, etc.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; 800-662-HELP

National Alliance on Mental Illness; 800-950-NAMI

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE

National Suicide Prevention Hotline; 800-273-TALK

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