Care & Help

CARE AT KENSINGTON

Sometimes we need a helping hand, a shoulder to lean on, or a listening ear

At Kensington, we don’t pretend life is easy, and you don’t have to pretend you have it all together. We all go through hard times and need the support of others.

If you’re overwhelmed and need someone to talk you through your next steps, call a Campus Care Provider at the Help Bank.

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Recovery for the Whole Family

Our confidential Bible-based recovery programs are designed to offer support and hope for the hurts, habits, and hang-ups of life. No fees, pressure, or registration required.


Celebrate Recovery welcomes adults at our in-person meetings on…

Troy Campus | Mondays 7pm
Orion Campus | Tuesdays 7pm*
Clinton Twp. Campus | Thursdays 7pm

*Childcare available at Orion only


The Landing is a Christ centered 12-step program for teens ages 12-18. It is designed to prepare teens with the tools they need when faced with life’s hurts, habits, or hang-up’s as they mature.

The Landing welcomes teens at our in-person meetings on…

Troy Campus | Mondays 7pm
Orion Campus | Tuesdays 7pm

If this is something your teen is interested in and you have more questions, email us at Thelanding@kensingtonchurch.org.


Celebration Place (CP) is a Christ centered, pre-covery program for children ages 5-12. It is designed to prepare children with healthy ways of coping when faced with life’s hurts, habits, or hang-up’s as they mature.

Troy Campus | Mondays 7-9pm

If this is something you would like your child to participate in, please email celebrationplace@kensingtonchurch.org for our parental consent form.


Have questions? Contact a CR leader at celebraterecovery@kensingtonchurch.org or by calling our Hotline at 248.786.0696

Has God changed your life through CR? Share your story with us here!

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Sometimes We Need More Than A Friend

We need a knowledgeable guide to help us through our situations. Someone we can trust to give us godly insight and advice.

Sometimes, when facing hard times, tough decisions, or stressful circumstances in our lives, investing in counseling is our best option. We believe Jesus is at the center of working through the healing process, but that process can be helped by an educated trained professional. Whether you need help in your marriage, parenting skills, workplace, or personal life, look at the list below for the counselors we know and trust.

We have selected counselors in the community who we believe will provide wise care and counsel to you.

Counselors We Trust

Before making a final decision on a counselor, we encourage you to interview more than one person so that you can find the most appropriate counselor for you. Attaining counselor information from this site acknowledges the release of liability from any claim, or litigation whatsoever involving Kensington Church.

By clicking below you agree to the disclaimer above.

Counselors We Trust

 

All Things Possible Wellness Center
(586) 213.5505
16645 15 Mile Rd, Ste B Clinton Township, MI 48035
43393 Schoenherr Sterling Heights, MI 48313
East 9 Mile Rd. St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
Offering telehealth & in-person sessions. Most insurance plans & some Medicaid accepted. Payment plans available. No one is turned away!


Christian Family Services
(248) 557-8390
17105 W. Twelve Mile Road Southfield, Mi 48076
Specializing in Adoption & Blended families. Offering telehealth sessions. Some insurance plans accepted.


Crossings Counseling
(248) 770-9365
1080 Kirts Blvd. Troy, Mi 48084
Telehealth & In-person sessions. Self-pay & other options available.


GLIO Counseling Group, PLC
(248) 572-7002 Call or Text
837 S. Lapeer Rd., Ste 205 Oxford, Mi 48371
Telehealth & in-person sessions. Most insurance plans accepted.


Hope Marriage & Family Counseling
Dan Austin
(248) 496-1088 Call or Text
1050 N. Livernois Rd. Rochester Hills, Mi 48306
Specializing in Marriage & Family Counseling. Telehealth & in-person sessions. Self-pay only.


Dr. Bill Horton
(248) 377-9428
999 W. Haynes St. Ste. 235 Birmingham, Mi 48009
Specializing in Trauma Issues. Telehealth sessions only. Most insurance & Medicare plans accepted. Sliding fee’s available.


Connie Hutchinson Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT)
(248) 990-6959
2265 Livernois Rd. Troy, MI 48083
Specializing in Sexual Addiction, Pornography, & Love Addiction. Telehealth & in-person sessions. Major insurance plans accepted.


George and Tamara Kelly, LPC
(248) 651-0900
1460 Walton Blvd. Ste. 109 Rochester Hills, Mi 48309
37150 W. Eight Mile Rd. Farmington Hills, Mi 48335
Telehealth and in-person sessions. Self-Pay.


Oakland Hills Counseling
(248) 844-2647
3250 University Dr. Suite 115 Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Telehealth and in-person sessions. Some insurance plans accepted. Other payment options available.


Perspectives Counseling
Telehealth & in-person sessions. Most insurance plans accepted.
3694 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston, Mi 48348
(248) 688-9021

23965 Novi Rd. #130 Novi, MI 48375
(248) 946-4664

705 S Main St. Plymouth, MI 48170
(248) 688-9071

4151 17 Mile Rd., Ste. D Sterling Heights, MI 48310
(586) 268-6712
888 W Big Beaver Rd Suite 1450 Troy, MI 48084
(248) 244-8644


Pina Newman Counseling
(248) 505-5235 Call or Text
Offering telehealth services
Specializing in Couples Intensives, Couples & Families
Self-Pay


Renewal
(586) 783-2950
1024 Superior Street Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 966-0099

100 Northbound Gratiot Ave Mt Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 783-2950

5816 Eastman Ave. Midland, MI 48640
(989) 244-1888

Inside Hopevale Church Ministry Center
800 Washington Ave. Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 244-1888

Inside Kochville United Methodist Church
6030 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604
(989) 244-1888

Offering telehealth and in-person sessions. Most insurance plans accepted, some Medicaid and sliding fee’s available.


Treeside Psychological Clinic P.C.
(248) 693-9614
45 N. Lapeer Street Lake Orion, Mi 48362
Offering telehealth and in-person sessions. Most insurance plans & some Medicaid accepted. Sliding fee’s available.


Trinity Family Counseling Center
(586) 254-3663
45445 Mound Rd., Ste. 111 Shelby Township, Mi 48317
Offering telehealth sessions. Specializing in couples, families, blended families and grief support. Self-pay & sliding fee’s available.


Wentworth & Associates P.C.
(586) 997-3153
11111 Hall Rd. Ste. 303 Utica, Mi 48317
Most insurance plans accepted


Alternative Counseling and Support Services

Oakland University Counseling Center

(248) 370-2633
Pawley Hall, Room 250A
456 Pioneer Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
Free counseling services provided by those pursuing graduate & doctoral counseling degrees.

Counselors We Trust

AREAS OF HELP

Grief Recovery

At Kensington's Grief Recovery support group, you can find hope and healing after the loss of a loved one. It’s a place where you’ll encounter caring people who can empathize with your pain because they've been through it themselves.

Using the nationally recognized GriefShare series, we will watch a video that includes expert and personal interviews, have an opportunity for small group discussion and utilize From Mourning to Joy workbook exercises at our own pace throughout the week. We look forward to connecting with you as we journey through the grief process together. 

In Person Grief Recovery Workshop Orion Campus
Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm | January 25-April 19 | 13wks | Room 1100 |
Childcare Available

Grief Recovery Workshop via Zoom
Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm | January 25-April 19 | 13wks

To register for either workshop, click here

Find a Grief Recovery group near you: griefshare.org

 

Grief Recovery

Kensington Visitation

Our dedicated volunteers bring encouragement and prayers of faith to those who are in local hospitals, medical centers, recovery centers and homebound. If you or someone you know would like to be blessed by such a visit, email visitation@kensingtonchurch.org or call the Troy Campus during business hours at 248-786-0600.

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Divorce Recovery

You don't have to go through the pain and stress of divorce or separation alone. Our Divorce Recovery workshop combines expert speakers, small group discussion and a time of community with people on the same journey.

Divorce Recovery Workshop
Mondays | September 20 - December 13 | 6:30-8:30pm | Troy Campus
Register here

 

Divorce Recovery

Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care Team

Members of our Pastoral Care Team are trained by the nationally known Stephen Ministry program and are compassionate listeners who walk alongside others to provide skilled and distinctly Christian care in times of need. They can't promise to have all the answers, but they can promise their focused support. To receive care from one of our Pastoral Care Team members, call us at 248.786.0600 and ask for a Campus Care Provider - they can get the process started.

Interested in joining our Pastoral Care Team? Email us for more info.

Pastoral Care

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Help Bank | Campus Care Providers

When crisis hits, your first point of contact is a Campus Care Provider. Our goal at the Help Bank is to support people through the rough spots in life by sharing information and resources about our ministries at Kensington and those available in the community. Call a Campus Care Provider Monday-Thursday between 9am-4pm and we will listen, encourage, and connect you with help. Whether it’s talking you through a tough decision, sharing resources and praying with you, we’re ready to help.  Click below for more resources:

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– Campus Care Providers, metro Detroit 248.786.0600
– Campus Care Providers, Traverse City 231.922.9882

If you need help during a weekend, visit one of our campuses and connect with our campus prayer team or stop by the Hub to talk with someone.

If you need help right now:
– Common Ground Hotline, metro Detroit 800.231.1127
– Third Level Crisis Hotline, Traverse City 231.946.8975

Are You In Need Of Prayer?

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Birmingham Campus

We are offering a time for our congregation to gather after the 10am service for prayer in the Groves Auditorium, 20500 W 13 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025.

On Sunday evening, Dec 5, parents of high school and middle school students are invited to the second half of our Edge gathering at Genesis Church, 309 N Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067, at 6:15pm. We will have a breakout to equip parents in caring for themselves and processing pain with their children in times of tragedy.

Parents & Student Resources

Parents – self care is critical. It’s important to do your own processing with another adult so that you can be more present as your child processes. Here are tools that you can use to get you started.

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Counselors Are Needed After Tragedy

“The aftermath of the Oxford shooting tragedy will undoubtedly result in traumatic symptoms and experiences across our communities for quite some time. Healing the brain through evidence-based therapies is absolutely possible with clinical guidance. There is a valuable village of Trauma Therapists with collective resources standing by for Oxford, for both direct and secondary survivors to engage in therapy. Until then, we honorably hold a sacred space, as students, families, staff and school partners continue to mourn.” -Laura Azoni, LMSW, Founder of Sanctuary Services

Orion Campus

We believe that unity at this time is more important than ever. Several churches in the area are partnering together to offer space for students to begin the process of healing.

We will have several grief and trauma specialists on site this Sunday evening at our Orion Campus (4640 S Lapeer Rd Lake Orion, MI 48359) from 5-6:30pm and will have a night of prayer, worship and an opportunity for students to process with each other.

Tate Myre Funeral:
Monday, 12.6 Visitation 1 to 8pm
Tuesday, 12.7 Visitation 10-12pm and funeral at Noon

Clinton Township Campus

We will be offering a time for our congregation to gather after each service for a time of corporate prayer in the Greatroom. Prayer will be offered at 10:15 am and 12:15 pm. (25000 Hall Rd, Charter Twp of Clinton, MI 48036)

This Sunday at 3:30 pm as a community we want to gather, pray and mourn together. We are all looking for answers and wondering why tragedy happens but we can find hope and peace in Jesus. 

Troy Campus

Join us Sunday night, December 5th for a Community Prayer Vigil at Kensington Church at 6:00 pm. Invite friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers to come together for a time of hope and prayer. 

Following the Vigil, at 7:00 pm, there will be breakouts for students and for parents to process and be equipped in caring for themselves and those around in times of tragedy.

Marriage Classes

What grows marriages? Focusing on the two of you and being in community!
The Marriage Course includes seven sessions, designed to help couples invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage. Some couples do the course to intentionally invest in their relationship, others are looking to address more specific challenges. Either way, the course offers essential tools and practical ideas to help you build a relationship that lasts a lifetime. The Marriage Course is based on Christian principles but designed for all couples with or without a church background.

Please email marriage@kensingtonchurch.org with any questions.

Financial Peace University (FPU)

Financial Peace University (FPU) is a catalyst to help people live in financial freedom and enable them to have a posture of openhandedness. We have witnessed numerous Kensington families experience life change as a result of applying Biblical truths to their personal finances. The real blessing is seeing people create lives of margin that allow them to hear and respond to the Lord’s calling on their lives.

Please email discipleship@kensingtonchurch.org with any questions.

Bible Basics

Whether you are brand new to the Bible or have been reading it for decades, Bible Basics is a course that will help you understand the overall flow of the Bible. Over the course of several weeks, learn how the Bible came from the original writers to the English versions we have today. We’ll look at the big-picture story of the Bible and how all the individual books add to the whole. We’ll even learn a little about the history of the Jewish nation. But most of all, we’ll grow in our awe of the amazing author of this amazing book!

Please email discipleship@kensingtonchurch.org with any questions.

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Orion

Clinton Township

Alpha

What is my purpose? What value does the Bible have in my life? How do I pray? How can I grow in confidence to share my faith? These are the big questions that are at the heart of what it means to have a relationship with God. Alpha is a space to explore life’s big questions, to say what you think and to hear other people’s points of view. Over ten-weeks you will explore and discover while listening to weekly topics, participating in table discussion, and developing community. Alpha courses meeting in-person gather around a meal.

You don’t have to come for the whole series—just check it out for the first session and see what you think. No pressure.

Please email discipleship@kensingtonchurch.org with any questions.

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Orion

Troy

Clinton Township

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For additional questions, please contact giving@kensingtonchurch.org or call 248.786.0637

GROUP LEADER DEVELOPMENT

Together Again

updated June 23, 2021

It’s been life-giving to be in-person for our weekend services since last July when we reopened. If you haven’t yet, we invite you to join us in person sometime soon.

Reservations and ticketing have been discontinued at all our campuses.

Masks are optional at all services, events, and ministry gatherings for kids, students, and adults. We know that everyone needs to make the right health decisions for themselves and their family, so if you feel comfortable removing your mask, you may. And if you’d like to continue wearing a mask or face covering, you may do that as well. This is a personal choice that only you can decide what is best for yourself when attending in person at Kensington.

If you are sick, are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or have possibly been exposed to COVID-19, please plan to stay home and participate in our services via our many online streaming options.

At the start of the pandemic, Kensington’s Executive Team commissioned a group of staff members as a COVID Task Force to establish protocols and procedures for the safety of our church community. Thanks for sticking with us throughout all the changes and adjustments over the past 15 months.

We’re grateful to be together again!