We realize that there are times in life that are challenging to navigate. We offer care that can make a positive difference in these difficult seasons. Listed below are some of the ways we offer care:

 

Support Ministries

+ Counseling

Should you feel the need for pastoral assistance, please call the church office, Tuesday to Friday between 8:30 am & 4:30 pm and one of our pastors will assist you.

PORTICO Community Church also has the benefit of having two independent, professional counselors who operate on a part-time basis at our facility. Should you need the assistance of professional counseling, please contact either one of them:

Rev. Murray Kingwell, B.Th., M.T.S., O.A.C.C.P.P., Certification with C.I.S.M. Family Life Ministries Tel.: 1.519.752.5155 | Email: kingwellm@hotmail.com | www.familylifeministries.net

Elaine Olson, MCC, RP Tel.: 1.519.666.3665 | Email: elaine@elaineolson.org | www.elaineolson.org

+ Funerals

A funeral is truly a beautiful gift–it provides the opportunity for friends and family to gather, pay tribute and bid farewell to a loved one. It is a special time for a celebration of life and for personal reflection.

PORTICO Community Church comes alongside you when you experience a loss and provides you with support in planning a memorial service.

Should you need assistance in planning a service, for someone you have loved and lost, please contact Pastor Melanie at mgibson@porticocanada.ca or 905.826.9612, ext. 214.

+ Grief Recovery

We currently offer a nine-week Grief Support Group session in the Spring with video-based teaching.

For more information, please contact Pastor Melanie at mgibson@porticocanada.ca or 905.826.9612, ext. 214. Or you may go to Griefshare.org to find a group if you are not from the Mississauga area.

+ Pastoral Care

We have trained volunteers who care deeply about the needs of others and can make hospital, home and hospice visits.

For more information, please contact Pastor Melanie at mgibson@porticocanada.ca or 905.826.9612, ext. 214.

+ Prayer

Altar Prayer Time Our prayer team will be at the front of the Worship Centre following each service. Please feel free to come up and ask for prayer.

Prayer Requests Submit your prayer request on Sunday using the prayer section of the connect card or send request by email prayer@porticocanada.ca.