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Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God... Isaiah 41:10

Counseling Ministry

This ministry seeks to support and restore individuals socially, emotionally, and spiritually. The counseling ministry focuses on a variety of areas. BMBC members interested in serving in this ministry must be screened to determine their area of training and how they might complement the ministry. Available counseling ministries are listed below.

For additional information contact:
Kathi Nevels, Directress
708.343.3700.

Crisis Intervention Ministry

The Crisis Intervention Ministry also referred to as the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) provides services, guidance, and resources through the church to support its members, individuals and groups in the community (school systems, designated neighborhoods, families) who are involved in a tragedy, accident or catastrophe. Support is provided through four teams C.I.T Evacuation, Disaster, and Catastrophe, Grief, and Resource and Referral Teams.

For additional information contact:
Rev. Herman Duffin and Kathi Nevels, LPC, MS, Human Services and Counseling Director
708.343.3700.

Marriage Ministry

The Marriage Ministry creates a community that will instruct, direct, support, and provide fellowship to mold successful Christian marriages. The goal of the Marriage Ministry is to offer Marriage Enrichment Programs directed toward spiritual growth, relationship building, maintaining, and strengthening Christian marriages and fellowship.

God's Plan for Marriage
A class for married and engaged couples. Learn or confirm how marriage was designed and how you can experience the relationship God meant for married people to share.

Class to be announced.

For more information contact:
Director Positions Vacant
Contact the Counseling Ministry Director for more information
(708) 343-3700

Singles Ministry

The Single Ministry is designed to support and encourage individuals in the church body to lead a joyful
Christ-centered life. Those eligible to participate are individuals who:

  • Have never married, divorced, widowed, single parents, but excluding those who are separated but still legally married.
  • Are 21 years of age or older.

For more information contact:
The Counseling Ministry
(708) 343.3700

Health Ministry

The Health Ministry is a faith approach to provide for the health needs of the church from a medical perspective. The ministry supports the well-being of its members and the local community.

For more information contact:
Nancy Rice, RN, BSN, MS, Directress
(708) 343-3700

Substance Abuse Recovery Ministry

This ministry is dedicated to helping people enslaved to addictive drugs or other chemicals that lead to detrimental physical and mental health. We believe that Jesus is a deliverer for those that seek Him.

Anyone suffering from the ungodly effects of alcohol, narcotics, or prescription drugs is welcome to attend our weekly group meetings.

Group Meetings
Fridays at 7:30 p.m.

Open Meetings (Family and Friends)
Last Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

For more information contact:
Lonnie Thomas, Director
(708) 343-3700

HOTLINE: (630) 418-0750

Grief Ministry

Grief is a natural response to loss. That response may be manifested in a number of ways; many of which can be unhealthy if left unchecked. This ministry is one of mutual support where others help each other bare and cope with the sense of loss. Having experienced grief themselves, our team has a heart for helping others with love, care, and compassion.

Group Support Meeting
2nd & 5th Monday at 7:30 p.m.

For more information contact:
Rev. Vernon Terry, Director
(708) 343-3700