CompassCare

For the challenges of life

Let's face it. Sometimes life is just plain hard. The Compass Church is here to help and support you through challenging times in your life. Our campus staff are available to provide prayer, emotional support, spiritual counseling and financial assistance. CompassCare provides additional support through specialty groups, workshops & seminars, outside referrals, counseling and other resources.

If you need urgent help please email us or call 630.983.3237.

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Benevolence

The Compass Church Benevolence Fund exists to assist members and regular attenders facing an emergency financial crisis. It also supports local organizations providing assistance in our community. The fund is managed by the Benevolence Committee who is appointed by and serves under the guidance of the Elder Board. Applications for Benevolence are available at CompassCentral or the main office at each campus.

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CareNet

The Restore After Abortion Program, part of CareNet Pregnancy Services of DuPage offer Free and Confidential post abortion care to women, men & teens. One can choose to meet 1:1 with a counselor or in a small group setting. Many of the counselors have experienced abortion themselves, and all go through extensive training on the effects of post abortion.

Counselors are also available to meet with family members, who may need to talk through the effects of an abortion that a loved one had.

4 locations: Glen Ellyn, Naperville, Wood Dale, Elmhurst

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Pastoral Counseling & Prayer Line

If you'd like to speak to or pray with a pastor -or submit a prayer request to our prayer line- contact your campus office, call us at 630.983.3237 or email us at compasscare@thecompass.net

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Stephen Ministries

A Stephen Minister is trained to provide quality, one-to-one care to individuals experiencing a variety of life crisis issues. Meetings generally are one hour per week for up to a year.

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Weddings

Download both our Wedding Guidelines and Wedding Application to learn about the next steps to getting married at The Compass Church.


Funerals

Contact your campus pastor for more information.

Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered recovery program designed to help those struggling with hurts, habits and hang-ups. The program provides a non-judgmental fellowship for support, where each member is accepted and affirmed. Enter through door 18. Childcare available $5 per child/session. No registration required.

Agenda
7p Music & Teaching
8p Small Groups
9p Dessert/Refreshments

Tues 7-9p
Hobson the HUB
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Divorce Care

A welcoming and compassionate group that is here to serve you during one of life’s most difficult transitions. Whether you are going through a separation or divorced, we are here to support you. Topics of discussion during this 13 week program will include: loneliness, finances, forgiveness and giving your child(ren) the freedom to love the other parent. Childcare available $5 per child/session. Enter through door 18. Cost $15. Online registration required.

Sep 12 - Dec 12
Tue 7-8:30p
HOB S101
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Financial Peace University

Dave Ramsey's 9-week class is designed to help individuals discover the peace and contentment that comes from managing their financial resources according to God’s purposes and principles. The class presents practical tools for managing your money from a biblical perspective. Childcare available $5 per child/session at Hobson Campus & Free at Wheaton Campus. Cost: $95.
Online registration required. imctighe@thecompass.net

Sep 10 - Nov 5
10-11:30a
WHTN 202
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Jan 9 - Mar 6
7-9p
HOB S101
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Family to Family Class (NAMI)

A free 12-week educational course designed specifically for parents, siblings, spouses, teenage and adult children and significant others of persons dealing with mental illnesses. Taught by trained family members with the lived experience in a friendly and supportive environment. Childcare available $5 per child/session. Registration required at compasscare@thecompass.net.

Sep 12-Nov 12
Tue 7-9:30p
Hobson EC5
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Mar 6-May 22
Tue 7-9:30p
Hobson EC5
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Grief Share

A grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one. The 13-week class will cover topics that include the challenges and journey of grief, the 'why' questions, and dealing with guilt and anger. No childcare available.
Cost: $15. Online registration required.

Aug 14 - Nov 6
Mon 7-9p
WHTN 201
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Jan 8 - Apr 2
Mon 7-9p
WHTN 201
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Marriage 101 (Premarital Class)

Pre-marital class for engaged or newly married couples covering topics important to a healthy marriage. Completion of an online survey required. Cost: $30. Online registration required.

Oct 7-28
Sat 9:30-11:30a
HOB M104
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Apr 7-May 12
Sat 9:30-11:30a
WHTN 201
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Recovering Redemption Study Group

A 12-session DVD study by Matt Chandler, looking at the root of brokenness and our destructive patterns of behavior; and refocusing on the gospel as the fuel for salvation, sanctification and the panacea to fix all things. Cost: $15. Online registration required.

Sep 7-Nov 30
Thu 7-9p
BB Library
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"Always our Children" Support Group

A support group for parents of a child living or considering an "alternative lifestyle." This group is an opportunity for parents to listen to each other’s stories, cry with each other, laugh with each other and pray for one another. The common bond is a desire to love their children and stay true to their Christian faith. No registration.

Second Sunday
4-5p
WHTN 205
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Hope Group

A support group for parents, spouses and adult siblings of persons who are struggling with addictions. Details TBA.

Begins in Jan 2018


Healthy Families Talk

A series providing encouragement and practical tools on how to best tackle the important job of parenting the children God has given you. Each seminar will focus on a specific age group or topic. Online registration required for all seminars.

Cost: $10 individual/$15 couple per seminar

Parents of infants, toddlers & preschoolers
Seminar/continental breakfast
Sep 24 | 9:30-10:30a | 95TH 311

Parents of early elementary aged children (K-2nd)
Seminar/dinner
Oct 21 | 4:30-6p | WHTN 203

Parents of upper elementary aged children (3rd-5th)
Seminar/lunch
Nov 5 | 12-1:30p | BB 23/25

Parents of Junior Highers
Seminar/continental breakfast
Feb 25 | 9:15-10:15a | 95TH 311

Parents of High Schoolers
Seminar/dinner
Mar 24 | 4:30-6p | WHTN 203

Single Parents
Seminar/light lunch
Apr 29 | 12-1:30p | BB 23/25

Anxiety & Depression Support Group for Adults

An open support group for adults (post high school) who deal with anxiety and/or depression. Sessions will include practical coping skills, and a time of devotions and prayer. Enter through Door 1. No registration required.

Aug 19-May 19 | 1st/3rd/5th Weeks Monthly
Sat 9:30-10:30a
WHTN 201
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Anxiety & Depression Support Group for Teens

An open support group for high school students who deal with anxiety and/or depression. Sessions will include practical coping skills, encouragement, and a time of prayer. No registration required.

Sep 18-May 21 | 1st/3rd/5th Weeks Monthly
Mon 9:30-10:30a
95TH 200
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PATH (Job Loss & Career Transition)

The PATH Group is a Christ-centered networking and support group for unemployed men and women and those in career transition. Childcare available $5 per child/session. No registration required.

2nd/4th Weeks Monthly
Tues 7-9p
HOB Family Room
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Men's Boot Camp

"Dad's Night Out" A seminar offering dads encouragement and practical suggestions for communicating, listening to, guiding and spending time with their children. Cost: $10 for seminar/dinner. Childcare $10 per child (includes dinner). Online registration required.

Jan 20
Sat 6-8:30p
HOB S102
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Women's Boot Camp

"Mom’s Night Out" An evening with Lara Krupicka, author of “Bucket List Living for Moms”. Lara will encourage moms to recapture their dreams (before kids) and forge a vibrant home life through the use of individual and shared bucket lists. Cost: $10 for seminar/dinner. Childcare $10 per child (includes dinner). Online registration required.

Jan 27
Sat 6-8:30p
HOB S102
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Marriage 201 Conference

"Back to the Basics"
Couples will go back to the heart of crucial issues faced in marriage such as conflict resolution, communication, sexual intimacy, and finances. Cost: $25 per couple for workshop & lunch. Childcare $10 per child (includes lunch). Online registration required.

Feb 10
Sat 10a-1p
WHTN 203
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Basic Budgeting

An introduction to some basic budgeting principles for individuals (18 years and older). Cost: $5. Online registration required.

Sep 7 & 14
Thu 7-8p
HOB S102
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Surviving the Holidays (Grief Share)

A seminar to help individuals, who are grieving a loved one’s death, to navigate the holiday season. Information will include how to deal with emotions during this time, tips for surviving social events, and how to discover hope for the future. Cost: $10. Online registration required.

Nov 13
Mon 7-9p
WHTN 205
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Surviving the Holidays (Divorce Care)

A seminar to help individuals, who are separated or divorced, to navigate the holiday season. Information covered will include ways to give your children a good holiday experience; how to deal with emotions faced during this time, and how to discover hope for the future. Cost: $10. Online registration required.

Nov 14
Mon 7-9p
HOB S101
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Remembrance Service

A service for all who have experienced loss–of a loved one, a job, a relationship or health. Join us for a time to remember, through God’s word, prayer and reflection, that no matter what happens, God is there to comfort and support us. No registration required. compasscare@thecompass.net

Dec 16
Sat 4:30-5:30p
WHTN 203
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