Support Groups

CHRIST POWERED RECOVERY

Christ Powered Recovery is a fellowship of men and women who have been affected by alcohol, drugs or sexual addictions, as well as the families who have also been affected. We, as a fellowship, practice the 12-step recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous. We believe these steps to be a practical guide to biblical life-changing principles. We believe and trust in the Holy Trinity (The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit) to be our higher power.

The ultimate goal of Christ Powered Recovery is to build a personal relationship with Jesus Christ in people's lives. We welcome you and pray you find hope in these words spoken by Jesus Christ, "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28). This group meets every Monday at Shepherd of the Hills Porter Ranch from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Rooms 130-132.

Contact | Jeff – 818.888.7501

DIVORCE CARE

DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. Don't go through separation or divorce alone. This fourteen week class occurs twice a year: in the spring and in the fall. Visit www.divorcecare.org and click on the link "Find a Group" in the top left corner. Enter your zip code to locate current classes that are close to your home. Please call for class dates, times and room numbers.

Contact | Kay Norris x225

GRIEF SHARE

Grief Share is a seminar and support group that features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. This is a place where you can find help as you grieve. You don't have to be alone as you make the journey through grief. We invite anyone suffering from the loss of a loved one to join us for this healing time. You are invited to participate in one or all of the sessions beginning at any time. Please let us know if you will be attending so we can provide materials for you. Visit www.griefshare.org or call for our current class dates, time and room number.

Contact | Kay Norris x225

In His Arms: A Miscarriage Ministry Losing a baby leaves behind a pain that is often hard for others to understand.  If your miscarriage has left you feeling hopeless, angry or confused, you are not alone. In His Arms is a six-week support class that helps hurting moms come together to find comfort and healing. We will explore tough questions through God’s Word and the testimonies of moms who have found healing after their loss.

Register for this group by clicking here. The next support group begins on Thursday, September 29, 2016  - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. off campus. 

Contact | Kim Wynott at 818.927.2767


PRAYER MINISTRIES

MONDAY PRAYER MINISTRY (MPM)
Do you need prayer for the challenges and obstacles that life can bring? If so, please join us on Mondays, between the hours of 9:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in Room 1/ Theater Room.

Our Prayer Team is dedicated to pray, anoint, and give communion in Jesus' name, for every person who comes to the Prayer Room seeking prayer, according to their needs. Please note that we are closed on all major holidays or when the Shepherd Church office is closed.

Contact | Janet Velasquez – 818.428.8584 

TUESDAY PRAYER TEAM
All brothers and sisters are invited to join with us as we storm the gates of Heaven with the needs of our church, our pastors, our community, our families and ourselves. The Tuesday Prayer Team meets every Tuesday evening at 6:45 p.m. in Room 205.

Contact | Jane Kasel or Lydia Smith - x116 

PRAYER CHAIN
In James 5:16, God tells us that "the prayers of a righteous man are powerful and effective." The warriors on our telephone prayer chain devote themselves to daily prayer for those in need. To leave a confidential prayer request contact x430 or to be a part of this ministry contact x116.

THRONE OF GRACE

Throne of Grace is a confidential 12-week ministry set out to assist women in their post abortive trauma that will enable them to seek healing and forgiveness in Christ. The complex issues surrounding the choice to terminate a crisis pregnancy makes every woman's journey individual. Post abortion stress may affect the spiritual and mental health of women desperately trying to cope in a society and culture that leave no area for her to mourn her loss. She needs to know that God's sacrifice covers all of her sins. When a woman is restored to the right relationship with God, she is open to a brighter future benefiting His kingdom.

Contact | Ruth Martenson x444 (calls are confidential)

 

Veterans Ministry

We have made it our mission here at Westside to meet the needs of those who have risked everything to serve our country and defend our freedom. We are focused on providing support and resources for our veterans. You can become involved with the Prayer Partnership, praying for veterans or join the Veterans Small Group Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at the Brentwood Modulars on the Veterans Administrative Location.

Contact | Shepherd Westside 310.551.0100

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