Significant times are meant to be shared with your church family. We are here to support you through all of life’s many transitions and are ready to pray upon your request. We invite you to use this confidential online option to report your non-emergent pastoral care needs. For all other pastoral care needs, you may contact Rev. Mark Brainerd, Associate Pastor for Congregational Care at (214) 368-6348, ext. 134, or

PHPC also has a pastor on call to assist with pastoral care needs after hours by calling (214) 368-6348 and selecting option 8.


Our prayer cordon prays for the joys, cares, and concerns of PHPC members, their families and friends. Prayer concerns are received by phone, email, or through the link below, and distributed on a weekly basis to a team of dedicated members who pray over your needs confidentially.

If you'd like to join our prayer cordon email list, please contact Tammy Hale at



The PHPC Diaconate Board provides homebound communion to members who are unable to attend church. Four Sundays a year, communion is delivered by pastors and officers. Scripture is read, the elements are blessed and communion servers share bread and juice with home-centered members.

To request home communion, please contact
Tammy Hale at or 214.368.6348 x113

Volunteer for Outreach Communion


Mahlon Hight, Congregational Care and Senior Adult Ministry Coordinator is available for conversation about the transitions that Senior Adults experience. She has information and resources that may assist families and individuals with the many decisions that emerge in navigating the challenge of aging. 

Mahlon Hight
Congregational Care and
Senior Adult Ministry Coordinator
214.368.6348 x118


A team of church members devote about 2-3 hours per month, including travel time, to visit our members who reside nearby in assisted living and long-term care facilities.

Through this important ministry the volunteers form vital connections between those they visit and the church family they miss. If you are interested in participating, please contact Mahlon Hight.

Mahlon Hight
Congregational Care and
Senior Adult Ministry Coordinator
214.368.6348 x118


To plan a memorial please visit our Memorials page below.

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Our Grief Support Group, "Good Grief," meets for six weeks to walk with you on the journey of processing grief.

The group, led by Reverend Mark Brainerd and Mahlon Hight, includes a custom notebook and the books “Understanding Your Grief” by Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt and “Healing After Loss” by Martha Whitmore Hickman

Spring Good Grief

1/21/20 – 2/25/20
6:30 – 8pm 
Youth House

$25 cost, scholarships available.

Click here to register.

Faith and Grief Gatherings

Faith and Grief Luncheon: If you have experienced the death of a loved one and find yourself needing a safe place to process your grief, join us for the monthly luncheon at 12 noon, September 19, at PHPC. It’s a time and space for sharing your story and finding comfort among others who understand. Please register at or call 469.251.9612. For information on our monthly Grief Support Luncheons, please contact Susan McDaniel at or call 214.207.3980.



We have a large vibrant group of Senior Adults here at PHPC and we strive to offer a variety of experiences that address the continuing need for fun, fellowship, spiritual growth and faith development. Throughout the year we offer opportunities at PHPC as well as offsite. Information and registration will be posted on our website.

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We send a printed quarterly newsletter featuring upcoming Care events, a note from our Care department, and more! If you would like to be on the mailing list, please contact Tammy Hale at You can also download our recent newsletters below.