Support during loss & grief
At Parkview, we realize that there will be times when life can seem downright overwhelming!
The thing is, there are many people who share your circumstances and your struggles.
Our support groups are designed to provide small group opportunities to share and interact with others going through similar issues, and for you to find the encouragement and biblical support that you need.
Please take a minute to check out what we offer, and if you have any questions regarding support groups, feel free to contact Kerry Hoffman at 708-478-7477, Ext. 405. If you have other concerns, questions, or need help, please call your campus at the number below.
Homer Glen Campus: 815-838-9080
New Lenox Campus: 815-717-6008
Orland Campus: 708-478-7477
Wednesdays starting September 9
6:30 PM | Online
Parkview's Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. This group begins on September 9 and runs for 11 weeks. Meetings will take place over Zoom.
A workbook is highly recommended. You will a receive link to order a workbook in your confirmation email.
Questions? Contact Kerry Hoffman at 708-478-7477, Ext. 405.
Mental Health Recovery
Support on the journey
We currently have one Fall study available. Please see below to register.
Questions? Please call 708-478-7477, Ext. 405.
Facing and Overcoming Anxiety
This is an 8 session onine study.
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:00 pm starting on September 24
Anxiety is inescapable in today’s world. When stress overpowers us and fear infects our minds, it can feel like the peace the Bible talks about is impossible to find. And no amount of pretending, overworking, or isolating ourselves will offer us the peace we need.
In this eight-session series, pastor Jonathan Pokluda explores how Christians can face anxiety head-on. With real-life stories from people facing various kinds of anxiety, this series helps us see that peace can be found on this side of eternity.
Christ caring for people through people
There are times when every one of us experiences difficulties - the loss of a loved one, discouragement, disability, loneliness, job loss, relationship problems, illness, spiritual crisis, and the list goes on.
God never intended for us to go through these experiences alone. That’s why God has brought us together as a congregation, and we have started Stephen Ministry.
Stephen Ministers have completed extensive training and will meet with you confidentially on a regular basis to listen, encourage, support, and remind you of Christ’s presence in your life.
If you’d like to learn more about Stephen Ministry for yourself or a family member (or for a friend, neighbor, co-worker, or someone else you know - inside or outside our church), please contact Stephen Ministry at 708-478-7477, Ext. 261.
Mothers of Preschoolers
MOPS meets on select Thursdays
(See schedule below)
6:15 - 8:00 pm | Choice of Orland Park Campus Meeting or Online Meeting
The registration fee is $30 for on-campus meetings and $12 for online meetings for the fall semester, plus the MOPS international dues paid on Mops.org (approximately $32). Your registration includes mentorship speakers, crafts, service projects, a gift from Mops.org, and much more. Please email Parkview MOPS if you are in need of financial assistance. We want every mom to be a part of our community!
What is MOPS?
MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers (birth through kindergarten), and we are a program for moms led by moms! We all want to be the best mothers we can, so we choose to grow, learn, and work together. We are a close community experiencing motherhood together.
What can I expect at a MOPS meeting?
Our meetings are a place to experience community and wisdom from fellow moms. We serve dinner at every meeting and enjoy time to get to know other moms. We also enjoy a variety of speakers, crafts, service projects, games, and celebrations! If you’re not sure about joining, you are so welcome to come visit. Your first meeting is always free and you are welcome to join us anytime throughout the year.
Is childcare provided?
Unfortunately, this fall due to COVID restrictions, childcare will not be offered.
When does MOPS meet?
MOPs On-Campus meets on select Thursdays of each month from 6:15 - 8:00 pm at Parkview’s Orland Park Campus. (183rd & Wolf Road)
MOPs Online meets virtually on select Thursdays of each month from 6:15 - 8:00 pm.
How much does MOPS cost?
The fall semester registration fee is $30 for on-campus and $12 for online plus the Mops international dues paid on Mops.org. Your on-campus and online registration for fall includes, mentorship, special offers from MOPS international, opportunities to participate in play dates, park meet ups, access to our Facebook community group and other events throughout the year (and so much more!).
Please email Parkview MOPS if you are in need of financial assistance. We want every mom to be a part of our community!
How can I learn more?
On Campus Dates:
- September 17
- October 1
- October 15
- October 29
- November 12
- December 3
- December 10
- October 8
- October 22
- November 5
- November 19
- December 17
*Registration to either group will include opportunities to participate in play dates, park meet ups, access to our Facebook community group and other events throughout the year.