“Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Watch over it willingly, not grudgingly – not for what you will get out of it, but because you are eager to serve God.” (1 Peter 5:2)

Pastoral Care involves caring for those who attend Journey Church by helping to meet their needs such as:

  • Physical needs through benevolence
  • Hospital visitation
  • Officiating funerals
  • Officiating weddings
  • Bible-based Christian Premarital Coaching to build strong Christian families & homes
  • Biblically based spiritual direction to comfort, strengthen & encourage; and if needed referral to local Licensed Professional Counselors


If you would like to apply for assistance for basic utilities, partial rent, or food please fill out the Benevolence Form and bring it to one of our offices during the times indicated below. You can also fill it out in person with the Pastoral Care Coordinator. All applicants must schedule a meeting with the Pastoral Care Coordinator for the application to be considered.




If you are considering self-harm or suicide, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.  If you need to talk to someone immediately, please call the Portland & Multnomah County Crisis Line at (503) 988-4888. If you are outside of the Portland metro area, call the National Crisis Hotline at 800-784-2433.

If you or someone you know is the victim of physical or sexual abuse and the situation is life-threatening, please call 911 or go to your local hospital emergency room or fire department.

If it is not a life threatening situation please call:

Portland Child Protective Services (503) 731-3404
Portland Adult Protective Services (503) 988-4450

Local Hospital Information:

Providence Newberg Medical Center  (503) 537-1555
Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center  (503) 444-8795


Request Forms

Hospital Visit
Officiating Funerals
Officiating Weddings
Marriage Prep 101
Make a Pastoral Care Appointment