Support Ministries

Counseling Ministry

Calvary's counseling ministries offer biblical encouragement, a listening ear, and help to unravel life's challenges for everyday people. Clyde Bomgardner provides excellent counsel. His rates are affordable and his schedules is flexible. In addition, confidential assistance is available for those from the church family upon request.

Grief Share

Your JOURNEY from mourning to JOY!

GriefShare is a 13 week seminar/support group of people grieving the death of someone close. It's a place where you can be around people who understand how you feel and the pain of your loss. At GriefShare, you'll learn valuable information that will help you through this difficult time in your life. Meeting in the Fairmount Building, Wednesday evenings, 6:30 pm - 8 pm. See the schedule for the fall and winter here with the first session starting on October 20, 2021- no need to sign up, come as you are 🙂 Childcare is available for all ages. There is no cost for the sessions, however, a workbook is available for a $15.00 optional donation.

Testimonial: "I am thankful to find a group that knows how I feel."

Questions? Contact Tom Shorb (610-462-8085, or check out the website at


Support through one of life's most difficult experiences

DivorceCare is a 13-week, biblically based, Christ-centered support group seminar. It's a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences - so that you don't have to go through separation or divorce alone. Each session shows a 30-minute video followed by small group discussion about the video.  During the week between meetings, group members complete a daily Bible study and practical exercises to help them heal from their hurt and pain. DivorceCare is not intended just for Calvary's congregation but for anyone hurting from separation or divorce. If you or someone you know could benefit, please invite them to attend. Tuesdays from 7 - 8:30 PM online.

Questions? Contact Mary Cramer or William MacLeod at or visit the group listing on DivorceCare's website here.

Side by Side

Overcoming Betrayal Trauma through the Hope of Christ

This is a women's confidential, peer led group focusing on their hope in Christ. They seek to provide a safe place for sharing, prayer and encouragement for women impacted by sexual sin in their marriages. Sin isolates and healing happens in community. Each meeting provides a climate of grace for women to bring their hearts and struggles before the Lord and each other. Join them as they seek to walk in faith before Him.

Meets twice monthly. Confidential information can be obtained through email. Contact Jennifer Durham.

Shelter from the Storm

Shelter from the Storm is a confidential 12 week Bible-based course for women who were sexually abused as children or adults. The goal is to move women forward in the healing process, using a workbook that must be obtained at least one week before class starts.

For more information or to sign up for the class and receive the workbook please contact Patricia Moreau at 215-262-0592.