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Pastoral Care

We are blessed to have five ordained clergy on staff, who have training and  a wide variety of experiences in pastoral care.  At least one of our pastors is on call 24/7.  If you need care, call the office at  704.892.5641.  If it is outside of office hours, your call will be transferred to the pastor on call.  To learn more, CLICK HERE


The Congregational Care Committee encompasses several types of ministry, with the purpose of truly caring for and sharing God’s love with our DCPC family, especially during the more delicate times of life. Those needing the service of this ministry, or with interest in serving in a care group can call the church office for further contact information.


The Care Groups include:

  • Meal Support Care – Provides meals in times of illness and recovery.  If you know of someone who needs meals or if you would like to prepare meals, please contact Terri Rehkop

  • Transportation – For DCPC members needing help with medical appointment transportation.  Contact Margo Wehrung.

  • New Baby –  Basic support, guidance when requested, and a meal for each new birth and adoption. Contact Margie Utley

  • Stephen Ministers - provide confidential one-to-one Christian care to individuals who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.  If you would benefit from such care, please contact Rosemary Raynal or call the church office.  If you would like information about becoming a Stephen Minister, please contact Dave Wehrung .

  • Prayer Shawl Group – Knits or crochet’s prayer shawls for those facing challenging times, Shawl creators also pray for it’s recipient. Contact Elaine McArn

  • Parkinson’s Support Group – Parkinson's Support Group - Meets monthly. For a meeting schedule or other information, contact Ben Klein

  • Healing Support Group - This group offers support, friendship, and fellowship for those grieving the loss of a loved one, including family members and friends.  Please contact  Marjorie Burris  

  • Mental Health Matters - Publishes information about mental health topics, support, and resources. For more information, please see DCPC's Mental Health Matters page by clicking here.

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