Going Through a Difficult Time?

If you or your loved one are experiencing a life-threatening situation, please call 911.
If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 988.
If you or your loved one need spiritual support due to an emergency, please leave a message on Centennial's emergency line and a pastor will return your call as quickly as they are able: 651.633.7644 x 329

Need a Supportive Group?

Head over to our Recovery & Support Groups page to find help in your recovery and/or grieving process.

Need Prayer?

Centennial's prayer chain is a community that supports the spirit of anyone in need through prayers.
To submit a prayer request, please email Julie Elholm at jelholm@centennialumc.org  

Need Help & Care?

If you are experiencing some kind of illness or hardship, we have a crew of servants who are ready to help with transportation, a meal, and/or a friendly visit.
If you find yourself in need of someone who can listen well and provide a comforting presence in your life, we have Congregational Caregivers and trained BeFrienders who are ready to be with you through conversation and presence.
Contact our Parish Nurse Julia Nordling at parishnurse@centennialumc.org or 651.633.7644 ext.  321

Keystone Community Services

We are first and foremost a spiritual community that tries to help nourish people's hearts, souls, minds, and bodies with the resources we have available.

When we are unable to meet someone's needs, we primarily partner with Keystone Community Services:

Food Shelves
Keystone is able to provide monthly food service to residents within the Keystone service area, and a one-time emergency food service for anyone, regardless of residency. Food shelves are open for services Monday through Friday, 10a-12p and 1-4p at these locations:
1916 University Ave., St. Paul | 651.917.3792
1459 Rice St., St. Paul | 651.487.2792
2811 Hamline Ave. N., Roseville (also open 5:30-7:30p on Tuesday evenings) | 651.756.7018
If you are uncertain which food shelf you should visit, call 211 and give your zip code. United Way staff will refer you to their local food shelf.
Crisis Assistance
Keystone provides one time emergency help such as rental assistance | 651.917.3883
Intensive Case Management
Keystone provides comprehensive case management services for students and their families. Community social workers offer families support while helping them achieve family functioning goals. Services are offered to families with students in the Mounds View, Roseville, North St. Paul/Maplewood/Oakdale, and White Bear Lake school districts. Please not that services are also available to parents with children enrolled in pre-school services (Help Me Grow, ECFE)
For families with children in the Roseville school District: Parents please contact their child's school social worker for a referral to Keystone. The school social worker and Keystone Community Social Worker will determine if a referral for intensive case management is appropriate.

Caregiving resources:

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia?  Would  you like to share your experiences with others or receive support to help you on the caregiving journey?  Lyngblomsten is offering several opportunities to engage in upcoming classes beginning in January. Explore these offerings and see which might be helpful for you:
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
January 2022 Programming eBulletin
Memory Collective
Memory Loss Caregivers Support Groups via Zoom
Caregiver Service
We also recommend these other resources:
2-1-1/First Call for Help: This is an extensive information and referral line, offers information about food, housing, employment, childcare, transportation, health services, senior services, and more. It is free, confidential, and available 24/7. Cell phone users can call 651.291.0211. Toll free: 1.800.543.7709. Multilingual access available for over 100 languages, including Spanish, Hmong, Somali, and Russian.
Domestic Violence Day One Crisis Hotline: 1.866.223.1111 This central phone line will connect you with all available domestic violence shelters in the state, starting with the one nearest you.
Housing & Shelter Hotline: 1.888.234.1329 | This hotline will provide specific information about shelter and transitional housing programs in the counties from which you are calling.

Mental Health Services

Ramsey County Adult Mental Health Crisis Line | 651.266.7900
Ramsey County Children's Mental Health Crisis Line | 651.266.7878
Hennepin County Mobile Crisis Team - Adults | 612.596.1223
Hennepin County Mobile Crisis Team - Children | 612.348.2233
Family Innovations | 651.407.3631
Associated Clinic of Psychology | 612.925.6033
Prairie Care | 952.737.4566
Metro Children's Crisis Response Services | immediate help for youth in crisis
Sunshine Behavioral Health | a free resource that provides education regarding mental health issues facing the black community
The Summit Wellness Group - 61 mental health and substance use resources for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) community.
Live Another Day - A dual diagnosis guide written specifically for African Americans that addresses the complex issues surrounding mental illness and substance abuse.
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