Faith Alive United Methodist Church
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Foundations Christian Counseling
 
Faith Alive is pleased to welcome and include Foundations Christian Counseling as one of the ministries available to you.  Foundations is a Christ-centered, non-profit Christian Counseling Service with locations in Brodheadsville, Nazareth and now a new site here in the Bowmanstown/Palmerton area.  Founded by Fred Jacoby, MA in September 2002, Foundations is staffed with Masters level counselors from Bible-based universities. 
 
 
Deborah “Deb” Sheagley, MA, received her Master’s degree in Christian Counseling from Philadelphia Biblical University. Deb has been married to her husband, Randy for over 20 years and has two teenage children, one of whom is in college. Deb has numerous years counseling and discipling teenagers, women and couples through serving at her church and as Director of “The Barn,” a youth ministry located in Kunkletown, PA. 
 
To contact Deb and to make an appointment, you can e-mail her at dsheagley@foundchristcounsel.org or by calling 877-414-HOPE. 
 
 
 
 Foundations is pleased to announce their newest staff member, Mark Akers, MA.  Mark has a B.S. in Bible from Philadelphia Biblical University and has an M.A. in counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary.  Mark's life mission is to humbly and passionately serve Jesus Christ by being an instrument of comfort, care, and counsel to the struggling and hurting person, and to teach and preach the Word of God to encourage God's people to grow in their faith and knowledge of God.
 
Mark has experience in providing biblical and clinical counseling services to adults, adolescents, and couples in regards to various issues including: depression, anxiety, panic, fear, anger, grief, marital discord, domestic abuse and neglect, eating disorders, pornography, and addictions.
 
Mark attends Christ Evangelical Free Church in Lehighton, Pennsylvania where he serves as Pastor of Worship and Spiritual Care.  Mark resides in Lehighton with his wife Mina and their two children Avery and Evangeline.
 
To contact Mark or to make an appointment, email makers@foundchristcounsel.org or call 1-877-414-HOPE.
  
 
For more information and fee schedules call Foundations toll free at 1-877-414-4673 or check out their website at www.foundchristcounsel.org  Faith Alive is considered a "Participating" Church - Level 3 which allows church members referred by Pastor Wilcock to receive counseling services at a reduced rate.