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Care at Normandale

Everyone goes through challenging circumstances, transitions, and difficult seasons in life. At some point in our lives, everyone needs a little help. We believe God's loving presence is experienced through people caring for one another. If you are feeling in need of care or support, do not hesitate to call on us, your church community.  

Learn more about LifeCare at NLC >
Learn about the Normandale Center for Healing & Wholeness >
Need a hand with things around the house? Learn more about the Holy Hammers >

If you are looking for a support team or group not listed here, please contact Janet Devine at / 952.929.1697.

The Ministry of Listening

Is Christ calling you to walk with people who are hurting? To listen carefully to their deepest concerns? To discover and develop your gifts for helping others? To practice a ministry of presence?

Your gift of listening is needed in Normandale's Stephen Ministry program to provide one-to-one Christian care to individuals facing life challenges. You are invited to the Stephen Leader Team for coffee and an introduction to the Stephen Ministry program on Sunday, April 30 at 9:30 or 10:30 am in the Lower Level Conference Room.

In this class, we will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Stephen Ministry at Normandale
  • Qualifications for Stephen Ministers
  • Why become a Stephen Minister?
  • What does a Stephen Minister do?
  • Training: Timeframe & Topics
  • Service Commitment
Questions? Contact Pastor Dale at 952.929.1697 x353/ or Janet Devine at 952.929.1697 x355/ for more information or to become a Stephen Minister in this class.


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Thursdays, September 14 - December 14  |  7:00 - 9:00 pm  |  Room 205-206

If you or someone you know is going through a separation or divorce, you don't need to go through it alone - support is available.

DivorceCare is a weekly seminar and support group designed to help you heal from the pain of divorce. It is a 13-week DVD series given in a warm, caring environment led by people who understand what you are going through. Find help, discover hope, and experience healing. Questions? Contact Janet Devine at or Karen Newcomer at 952.945.7018 with questions or to register. Read more about the process at