Care


OUR MISSION: TO PROCLAIM + EMBODY
THE LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST IN THE CITY + THE WORLD

The Congregational Care ministries at Eastbrook provide care, support, and counseling in the hope of seeing people grow and change in the power of the Holy Spirit.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28)




DIVORCE CARE

DivorceCare is a ministry offering real hope in the person of Jesus Christ through encouragement, practical information, and sharing. DivorceCare meets weekly for 13 weeks, providing an ongoing support team and equipping participants with practical tools to navigate the issues surrounding separation or divorce. We offer DivorceCare several times a year.



Learn More about DivorceCare


DIVORCE CARE FOR KIDS (DC4K)

Are your children angry, hurt, and confused about your separation or divorce? DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) is a safe, fun place where your children can learn skills that will help them heal. DC4K groups blend, games, music, stories, videos and discussion to help kids process the divorce and move forward. Groups meet weekly for 13 weeks and are designed for children ages 5-12. We offer DC4K once a year.


February 06 Monday

DC4K (DivorceCare For Kids)


Learn More about DC4K


ONE TO ONE CARE (Stephen Ministry)

A confidential ministry that pairs trained Care Givers with Care Recipients to provide long-term support. If you are going through a rough time — whether because of job loss, divorce, loneliness, cancer, death of a loved one or something else — please consider asking us for your own One to One Care Giver. These supervised individuals will meet with you privately and confidentially on a weekly basis to listen, care, encourage, support, and remind you of Christ’s presence in your life.



GRIEFSHARE

If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found that there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. That’s the reason for GriefShare, a special seminar and support group for people grieving the death of someone close. This group is sponsored by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to offer you comfort and encouragement during this difficult time. GriefShare is a non-denominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. We offer GriefShare several times a year.



LEARN MORE ABOUT GRIEF SHARE


LIVING WATERS

Living Waters provides a safe, confidential environment for those seeking ongoing healing and wholeness in sexual and relational issues. This discipleship and prayer ministry addresses the roots of brokenness. Anyone committed to deeper intimacy with Christ, self, and others is welcome; some have found it especially helpful with struggles including (but not limited to): fear, insecurity, co-dependency, pornography, effects of abuse, promiscuity, gender identity issues, and unwanted same-sex attraction.



LEARN MORE ABOUT LIVING WATERS


LIVING WELL SEMINARS

Topical seminars and workshops for the whole congregation to promote healthy living. Topics include financial health, grandparenting tips, caring for aging loved ones with dementia, blood pressure screenings, preparing for retirement, dealing with cancer, understanding Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, and more.


May 06 Saturday

Planning Your Funeral: A Living Well Seminar


The next Living Well seminar will take place in May 2023.


Pastor Ruth Carver
Sr. Director, Congregational Care
rcarver@eastbrook.org
414.228.5220 x208


Living Well Audio Archive

May 2022 — This Living Well Seminar explored “everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask” about the social, spiritual, physical and sexual challenges you face as you age.

  • Marriage: What is God’s view of marriage in our older years?
  • Men’s Health: Explore the physical challenges that are particular to men’s bodies as we age.
  • Women’s Health: Explore the physical challenges that are particular to women’s bodies as we age.


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OUR TEAM:

Pastor Ruth Carver
Sr. Director, Congregational Care
rcarver@eastbrook.org
414.228.5220 x208


Diane Brayshaw
Divorce Care Coordinator
igwt7981@gmail.com
262.748.9316


Jan Everett
DC4K Coordinator
janaan812@gmail.com
414.305.2564


Kevin Eggert
One to One Care Coordinator
eggertkevin@yahoo.com
262.894.4727


Eric Peterson
GriefShare Coordinator
griefshare@eastbrook.org
610.301.7119


Nancy Guy-Peterson
GriefShare Coordinator
nancyg201@gmail.com
262.242.2882


Charlie Davison
Living Waters Coordinator
livingwaters@eastbrook.org
414.426.8059




QUICKLINKS:

Family News

Would you please let us know about surgeries, hospitalizations, births, marriages, etc., so we on the staff can support you in prayer and other ways? You can do this clicking the button below, or by calling the church office (414.228.5220) and entering “221” for prayer or “208” to reach Pastor Ruth Carver.


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Hospital & Home Visitation

Are you or someone in your family having surgery or otherwise in the hospital? Are you or someone you know of in our church body unable to attend church anymore because of health reasons? The pastors at Eastbrook want to support you spiritually at these times. Will you help us by letting us know the specifics? Take a first step by filling out the form below.


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Funerals & Memorial Services

We want to serve our Eastbrook Church family in times of loss. As our Worship Hall schedule and staff schedule allow, we would be honored to help you walk through your journey of grief by having a funeral or memorial service here at the church. Please click the button below to contact Ruth Carver, our Pastor of Congregational Care, for information on how to proceed.


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