Care and Prayer

We are so glad you have found this page! Our hope is McDowell can be a place where people find love, support, and Christ's healing when struggling through life’s challenges.

 Stephen Ministry Team

Looking for compassionate leaders to help us launch this new care initiative. Become a trained one-on-one care partner in our Stephen Ministry!


God invites us to carry one another’s burdens and to pray for healing. When you have a need for which you would like prayer, we would love to pray for you.

 Care Need

We hope to offer Stephen Ministry one-on-one care soon. In the meantime, if you would like to speak to a pastor or get a counseling referral, call our church office at 480-314-2400 or email [email protected].


What is a Stephen Minister?

A Stephen Minister is a trained, qualified church member who will regularly meet with you to listen, talk and pray during a difficult season. To find out more, click HERE.

What about confidentiality?

Confidentiality is essential to building trust. We place a high value on protecting sensitive information and  creating the best environment for helping you walk through life’s challenges. All of our pastors and Stephen’s Ministers are highly trained in confidentiality to create a safe, honest, and private place for you to share and receive God’s healing.

Do you have counseling?

You can set up an appointment with our Community Life Pastor Cameron Lippert by calling the church office at 480-314-2400.
If this is an emergency or you are currently having thoughts of harming yourself, please call one of the following numbers:
Emergency: Dial 911
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
24/7 Online Support:
Victim of Abuse: 800-656-4673
Domestic Violence: 800-799-7233

Do you provide memorials & funerals?

McDowell is honored to offer you support during your time of loss. We understand how painful it can be to lose someone, and the importance of celebrating his/her life well. Please fill out a form HERE and we will do our best to help you in planning a service.

Do you perform weddings?

We would love to assist if we can in your big day. For members of McDowell, if you are looking to participate in premarital counseling, or need a pastor to officiate your wedding, you can fill out a wedding services application HERE.

How do I join the care team?

We have several areas that you can serve with us in walking with others through challenging seasons: Stephen Ministry, After-Service Prayer Team, Meals Team, Prayer Shawl Making Team, and assisting in hospital visitations. If you are interested in finding out more about these Serve Teams or others, click HERE.