Counseling

The Summit Church offers several types of counseling ministry, each designed to unpack the hope of the gospel for the unique features of our various struggles.

Small Groups

Even if you choose another part of our church’s ministry for care at this time, we highly recommend joining a small group. The sustainability of any change will be greatly enhanced by the relationships, encouragement, and accountability a small group provides.

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Recovery Support Groups (G4)

G4 groups provide a small group atmosphere where individuals invest a season of their life in overcoming a particular life-dominating struggle of sin or suffering. These groups provide a safe environment where members learn insights and skills that will allow them to more fully engage in biblical community.

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Preparing for Marriage

Preparing for Marriage (PFM) is the premarital counseling ministry of The Summit Church. PFM is designed for couples to begin right after they get engaged and be involved in for as long as they would like after they are married. Couples who are married by a Summit pastor are required to complete this program. The Summit places a great deal of importance on marriage, and we would love to be a part of helping you prepare for yours!

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Graduate-level Counseling Intern Program

This program offers free pastoral counseling for individuals and couples. Our counseling interns are completing their masters or doctoral degrees in pastoral counseling and receive supervision from the pastor of counseling and the professors of their respective institutions as they serve you.

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Bridgehaven Counseling Associates

This non-profit ministry launched by the Summit provides pastoral counseling from a full-time, experienced counselor on a donation basis. Bridgehaven offers a high quality of care that is both clinically-informed and consistent with the teaching of The Summit Church.

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Financial Coaching

The Summit’s stewardship ministry provides free, confidential, one-on-one financial coaching to the community. Our volunteer financial coaches offer biblically-based coaching sessions to help you learn how to gain control of your personal finances according to God’s plan.

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Resources and Upcoming Events

Love, Marriage & COVID-19: What to Talk About When Nothing Is Changing

Join us for a virtual seminar on Tuesday, September 1 from 7-8 p.m. on how to have healthy conversations when nothing is changing, and little is certain.

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Love, Marriage & COVID-19: Stressors Leading to Increased Divorces

Join us on Tuesday, September 22 from 7-8 p.m. for a virtual seminar on preventing the likelihood of divorce as couples deal with different COVID-19 stressors.

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Premarital Mentor Training Available Online

Preparing for Marriage (PFM) mentors serve in one of the most exciting and rewarding ministries at the Summit. Interested in working with an engaged couple during the months leading up to their marriage, while further enriching your own marriage? If you and your spouse are Summit covenant members, and married for 5 or more years, take advantage of this opportunity to be trained online!

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Serve with the Engaged Discovery Weekend Team

The Engaged Discovery Weekend is an all-day Saturday and Sunday afternoon event hosted in homes throughout the Raleigh-Durham area. This weekend contains group teaching, breakout sessions, and panel discussions on a variety of pre-marital subjects for engaged couples. Bonus: your marriage will also be enriched as you serve!

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