Care & Support Services
Sharing the love of Jesus with those going through life's sorrows, struggles, and transitions
What kind of help do you need?
James GouldPastoral Guidance
Pastoral Care Practices include: parenting, marriage, and general counseling for men.
James is an ordained minister of the Gospel with more than 20 years of professional experience providing pastoral care and spiritual guidance to individuals, couples, and families.
Jennifer DollarLISW-CP, CCTP
Counseling Practices include: children, teens, and adults of all ages. Extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief/loss.
Jennifer has almost 30 years of counseling experience, including private practice counseling, school social work, medical social work, and adoptions. She is certified in Trauma Treatment. In addition, she is the Director (SOWK) of MEd Trauma-Informed Education at Columbia College.
Peggy McKechnieLISW-CP, CCTP
Life Coaching is a partnership that can help you clarify and reach your immediate and long term goals in areas such as spiritual growth, relationship enhancement, work/life balance, career satisfaction, and healthier lifestyles.
Peggy has been a Certified Life Coach (ACC, International Coach Federation) for over 12 years, and is a practicing Nurse Practitioner. She has Master's degrees in Bible Education and Public Health Nursing.
Visit Peggy's website: Church Health Ministries
Allison ByxbeCertified Instructor for Journal to the Self
Candidate in the Therapeutic Writing Institute’s Certified Journal Facilitator Program
Drawing on 15 years of higher education teaching and personal experience with the healing nature of expressive writing in her own journey, Allison is training as a certified journal facilitator to help others learn both the value of journaling for self and soul care and the practical how-to of getting thoughts on paper in a meaningful way. She is a certified instructor of Kay Adams’ curriculum Journal to the Self and is pursuing full certification for journal facilitation through the Therapeutic Writing Institute. Currently she offers a once-a-quarter journaling group class (scholarship spots available) based on the Journal to the Self curriculum as well as one-on-one sessions to help individual’s design a journaling protocol to support their well-being.