Through All of Life’s Transitions

Life is full of ups and downs. We are here to walk with you through them, so you aren’t alone. You’ll find resources below that will guide you and offer hope.

Life Events

Weddings

Westwood seeks to honor God as we celebrate the union of a man and a woman in marriage.  Learn more about getting married at one of our campuses or having a Westwood pastor officiate your offsite wedding.

Wedding Request

New Baby
Let us know of your new arrival. We will give you a baby Bible inscribed by Pastor Joel. Please contact Carolina Clute at 952.224.7363, or by clicking the link below to send her an email for more information. Let Us Know
Child Dedication
At Westwood, we celebrate that babies are an amazing gift from God. And we, as your church family, want to partner with you through all the stages of raising them. Please click below to register or to view our Child Dedication Guide. Register Guide
Funerals & Memorial Services
For information on scheduling a funeral at a Westwood campus, or to request a pastor to officiate an off-site funeral, please call our Care Coordinator at 952.224.7322 or click the link below to view our Funeral and Memorial Service Guide. Funeral Service Guide

Care & Support

Request Prayer
No matter what today holds for you, we want to come alongside you in prayer and in support. Our prayer team and pastoral staff would love to pray for you. Prayer requests may be submitted via the link below. Prayer appointments for healing, anointing with oil, or other concerns may be scheduled by calling your campus office or our Care Coordinator at 952.224.7322. Prayer Request
Reach a Pastor
A pastor is available 24 hours a day for crisis needs and those needing spiritual assistance. Daytime – call your campus office and request a pastor.
  • Bush Lake – 952.283.2900
  • Chanhassen – 952.224.7300
  • Westonka – 952.283.2970
  After hours – call 952.224.7300 and follow prompts for Pastor on Call.
Nourish

Westwood’s Nourish Ministry offers connection, hope, and spiritual care for individuals who are caring for others.

Nourish at Westwood is for parents caring for a child or adolescent with special needs; it’s for a husbands and wives caring for a spouse; it’s for family members and friends responding to the needs of loved ones.

Nourish is for anyone caring for another who finds themself feeling exhausted, afraid, or alone.

Nourish offers you connection with others, renewed hope, and spiritual care in two ways:

Weekly Contact Call (Online Zoom Call)

  • A 30 minute call facilitated by Dave Trautmann, Westwood’s Care Ministry Pastor.
  • Includes personal check-in’s, a devotional reading, and prayer.
  • Every Wednesday, 12:15-12:45pm (beginning March 6)
  • Join Zoom Meeting

Monthly Support Meeting (in-Person)

  • 3rd Thursday of each month 2:00-3:30pm at our Chanhassen Campus
  • Nourish leaders will facilitate a monthly topic and discussion.

Nourish is for individuals in search of nurture and care for their own souls amid caring for another. For more information, contact Mary McCoy 507.829.2068

Griefshare
Grief isn’t meant to be experienced alone. GriefShare is a Christ-centered support group for individuals experiencing grief from the loss of a loved one. Westwood offers the 13-week Griefshare program for both men and women throughout the year. Check out our events page for a current listing or visit www.GriefShare.org to find other area programs. Join Group

Connect With Us

For additional questions contact Jeanne Griswold, Community Care Coordinator, 952.224.7322, jeanne.griswold@westwoodcc.org

Useful Resources

Area Grief Resources

All Campuses: Area Grief Resources

Basic Needs Organizations
Community Support Groups
Networking and Job Search Resources
Emergency Contacts
Chanhassen: Emergency Contacts Bush Lake: Emergency Contacts