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Someone to "come alongside" during crisis or transition

We have many ministries to come alongside and support you as you go through a difficult time, a transition or or a loss.  Please review the list below and reach out so we can give you the love and support that you need.

Bereavement

The Bereavement Ministry exists to provide support and resources for people who are grieving the loss of someone close. Cards, phone calls and home visits during the first two years are provided for the grievers.
Contact: Lisa Capozzoli at 630.600.5034

Hannah's Heart

The Hannah's Heart Ministry exists to provide care and support for families who have experienced the death of a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death, or who are dealing with infertility issues. A home visit, phone call, keepsake box, reference information and educational material are provided for these families.
Contact: Lisa Capozzoli at 630.600.5034

Healing Hearts

The Healing Hearts Ministry is a referral ministry to those in need: Addiction, Abuse, Homeless, Divorced, or Pregnant. We will listen in a kind and loving way to each situation as it arises.

Contact: Jane Loerop at 630-600-5070.


LEAP - Living Expectantly, Always Praying

LEAP (Living Expectantly, Always Praying) is the special needs ministry of Elmhurst CRC.
 

New Mom

The New Mom Ministry exists to celebrate with families who experience the birth of a baby, to educate them in health issues and to give them support in this transitional time. A meal, home visit, gift bag, phone call, reference information and educational material are all part of the program.
Contact: Lisa Capozzoli at 630.600.5034

Prayer Shawl

The Prayer Shawl Ministry exists to show the love of Christ to people who are hurting, sad, sick or lonely by giving them a hand-crocheted shawl or scarf that represents the love of God in a tangible way. The people who create these items pray for the recipients as they crochet.

Contact: Lisa Capozzoli at 630.600.5034

SHE - Sisters Helping Each other

SHE is a support group for Single Mothers whose mission is to serve the needs of single mothers through education, networking, social activities, volunteerism, skill building and more.

Contact: Jane Loerop at 630-600-5070