Pastoral and Counseling Care
Our mission in the St. Andrew Ministry is to make and mature followers of Jesus Christ by providing pastoral care to the congregation through counseling, preventative services, teaching, and community seminars.
Counseling is provided through the St. Andrew Ministry in the following ways:
Other important topics addressed in different formats include:
Dr. Paul Suich, Director of the St. Andrew Ministry and Parish Counselor, teaches a variety of small groups and Bible studies throughout the year. A sample of classes includes:
Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind. The program will be launching in 2022 and will include weekly meetings. Email CR@fpclakeland.org for information.
Periodic seminars with nationally known leaders in the field of mental health and pastoral care address the congregation and the community at large.