PCC Helps

We all need a little help from time to time. 

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Phillipians 2:3-4 says : Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.

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As a church, we are here to help and so PCC has set up some formal means by which we help people with some of the most commonly occurring needs.   Below you will find a list of needs. This list is not exhaustive.  You should feel free to seek help for any issue.  We will ALWAYS be able to pray with you and for you.  If we can bring the Word of God to shine light on your circumstance, we will.  If we can add practical help and advice, we will gladly do so.  It starts with you approaching one of the church Elders who will direct you to people who have gifts and experience to bring to the table.  

The Church Elders along with everyone involved in PCC helps are committed to upholding your privacy and will keep information in confidence unless doing so would be potentially injurious to you or others. 

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FAITH

There is always a Bible study going at PCC.  Usually there are multiple opportunities to search God’s Word.  But maybe you have specific questions or doubts that need to be addressed on a more personal level.   Maybe you are frustrated and wonder what God might be doing in a given life situation.  Maybe you are just looking at the Christian Faith from the outside in.  There are people who would be more than glad to listen and share with you matters of faith and Christian living.  

Roger & Jan 

Tim & Val 

Wayne & Melanie 

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MARRIAGE

If you are experiencing difficulties in your marriage there are those among us who are willing to meet with you and talk.  This is not therapy or professional counseling.  This is straight talk with people who have had experience and are able to encourage and advise.  Couple often wait until things have spiraled very far downward before they ever seek help.  Please, seek help before one or both of you deem your marriage over.  The help you receive will be from God’s Word and the experience of other married couples.  

Roger & Jan 

Layne & Marci  

Jed & Gay Linn 

Wayne & Melanie 

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FINANCE 

Financial difficulties make other life problems more burdensome.  Debt is a constant weight which makes every life decision more difficult.  There are those among us who are willing to meet with you and talk about  financial principles and help you set up a plan to get out from under your load.  

Chris & Amy 

Mike & Audra 

Lenny & Betty 

Tracy & Kim 

Wayne & Melanie 

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CHILDREN

It is precisely because we love our kids so much that they are able to cause us stress and sleepless nights.  It can be difficult to choose the right path in child rearing, especially when the child doesn’t want to cooperate.  There are those among us who have been in your shoes.  Please do not hesitate to set up a time to talk.  

Layne & Marci 

Matt & Holly  

Wayne & Melanie 

Jed & Gay Linn 

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CRISIS 

Sometimes it all seems to happen at once.  It can seem unbearable.  But we are called to share one another’s burdens.  So come and let us know if we can take something off of your plate for a time so you can focus your attention on priority issues.  In the past we have set up emergency childcare, meal trains, transportation, lawn care etc… all of this is for a time so that the crisis moment can pass and you can manage life again.  

Tim & Val 

Mike & Audra 

Layne & Marci 

Wayne & Melanie 

Joey & Wendy 

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MINUTE MEN:

When there is a job that you need some help with, you can call on the PCC Physical Helps Team.  The job should be something that would put an undue strain on you physically or financially if you were to hire it done.  All jobs will be considered but this ministry is mostly for smaller tasks that can be done somewhat quickly (as teams members are limited by their own work schedule).  Please contact _______ if you have a need and he/she will coordinate team members to help.

Chris Duncan

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PCC Helps Policies

Privacy:

The Church Elders along with everyone involved in PCC helps are committed to upholding your privacy and will keep information in confidence unless doing infringes on the witness of the church or  would be potentially injurious to you or others.

Mutual Protection:

PCC Helps primarily takes place among couples.  At least three people meet together with two of the three being a male and female team from PCC Helps.

Disclaimer:

PCC Helps is exactly what the name implies people helping people.  No person involved is acting as a professional therapist, counselor, advisor, health care worker or social worker.  The qualifications we purport are  life experience, Christian love and concern, and sharing prayer in common.  We hope you will find wise and helpful counsel but no counsel is compulsory.  You may choose to take or leave any advice or suggestions.

Youth:

PCC Helps is certainly available to young people but there is never a guarantee given that anything will be withheld from parents.   Parents permission is sought except in cases where there may be an egregious claim against a parent.  Such cases are taken to the Church Elders who then decide how to proceed.