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Family Life
Connection


What is family life connection? This is our family life ministry for church members and the community. Our aim is to build strong and godly families through role modelling, teaching seminars and workshops, counselling and care.

Our programs include
• Marriage Preparation Courses (download: Marriage Prep Guide, Marriage Form)
• Parent-child activities
• Parenting Seminars and Workshops


We have a Counselling Ministry

• Comprising lay-counsellors and counsellors to minister to the needs of the community through counselling services based on biblical principles.
Please click here for more information and to request for counselling.  
 
If you are facing challenges in your family, you may write to FEED@Bartley.org.sg for pastoral help.
If help or counseling is urgently needed, please consider the following helplines*:

No

Helpline

Details

Operating Hours

Helpline Number

1.       

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)

For people in crisis, thinking of suicide or affected by suicide.

24 hours

1800-221 4444

2.       

IMH Helpline

For psychiatric emergencies

24 hours

6389 2222

3.       

Touchline

For youths between 12 and 19 years old

Mon to Fri:

9 am – 6pm

1800 377 2252

4.       

Tinkle Friend (Singapore Children’s Society)

For primary school students, especially children who are alone at home, who need someone to chat with or discuss problems with

Mon to Fri:

9.30am – 11.30am

2.30pm – 5.00pm

1800-2744 788

5.       

National Addictions Management Service (NAMS)

For individuals with various addictions, including substance behavioural addictions

Mon to Fri:

8.30 am – 10pm

67326837
6-RECOVER

6.       

WE CARE Community Services

For individuals and families who need help with addictions

Mon to Fri:

8.30am –  9.00pm

Sat: 10.00am – 8.00pm

6547 5459

7.       

ComCare Call

For information on the ComCare Assistance available

Daily

7.00am – 12.00 midnight

1800-222 0000

8.       

Care Corner Counselling Centre

For the Mandarin-speaking community with family, marital or personal problems

Daily: 10.00am – 10.00pm

1800-353 5800

9.       

Counselling and Care Centre

For those who are facing emotional, psychological, relationship and marital problems

Mon to Fri:

9.00am – 4.00pm

6536 6366

10.   

Eagles Mediation & Counselling Centre

For those who are facing emotional, psychological, relationship and marital problems

Mon & Fri:

9.30am –  5.30pm

Tues – Thurs:

9.30am –  9.00pm

Sat: 10.00am – 4.00pm

 

6788 8220

* The above merely list some helplines associated with family life related matters. Appearance or absence of any particular helpline on/from this list does not equate to the church’s endorsement or objection to it.   


The heart of Family Life Connection is about connecting and strengthening relationships within our Bartley community as well as our own families.  Strong and loving families often translates into a strong and loving church community.
Ministry highlights for 2017 includes:



SPECIAL INVITATION TO PARENTS OF TEENS & PRE-TEENS TO USE THE NEW PASSPORT2PURITY & PASS2IDENTITY*


If you are a parent or guardian of teens from the age of 12 to 21, and wonder how to personally mentor them on topics like puberty, purity, making faith your own, dating, mission in life, etc., do sign up for any one of the "How to Use Passport2Purity (P2P) and Pass2Identity (P2I) sessions:  
 
Sundays: 10 Sep or 24 Sep 2017
Time: 10:15 - 11:00 am
Venue: Room 2.9

As the room can only accommodate 20 participants, pre-registration is required. Please please re-register at the Ground Floor Reception or send an email to FEED@Bartley.org.sg. Participants will be able to order the P2P and P2I Kits and Travel Journals at $55 (Retail: $63.70) and $18 (Retail: $20.90) respectively.

* Passport2Purity has been around since 1999. The current version 3 is updated in 2012 while Passport2Identity (P2I) is developed only as recently as 2016! 


DivorceCare/Restore & Rebuild at Bartley Christian Church

If you know of someone who has just been through or who is still struggling with separation or divorce, do ask them to consider participating in our support group. Non-BCC members and pre-believers are also welcome! Each cycle runs from April to November on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 3:00pm to 5:30pm with a vacation break in the month of June. Do click on this link for more information: https://www.divorcecare.org/groups/80549

Restore & Rebuild 
"Some of you will rebuild the deserted ruins of your cities. Then you will be known as a rebuilder of walls and a restorer of homes." 
Isaiah 58:12 (NLT)