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GriefShare Support Group provides help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend.  Each session includes a video on an aspect of the grieving process and a discussion of the video. 

Cost is $10, which covers the cost of the workbook that includes discussion guides and follow-up materials.

Please fill out the online interest form by clicking on the button below. 

Thursdays at 6:30pm beginning November 4th.  

Sad Portrait

IS THIS NORMAL?

-Why their grief experience is harder than they imagined.

-Why the intensity and duration of their emotions are normal and appropriate.

-Despite how they feel right now, there is reason for hope.

Thinking Man

CHALLENGES OF GRIEF

-More eye-opening reasons why their pain is so overwhelming.

-Some of the overlooked, yet common, effects grief has on their mind, body, and spirit.

-How to get things done when they don't feel like they have any energy.

Woman at Subway

THE JOURNEY OF GRIEF - PART 1

-Helpful goals to set on their journey of grief.

-How to deal with those who try to rush them through their grief.

-How long the journey of grief typically lasts.

Image by James

THE JOURNEY OF GRIEF - PART 2

-Why it's important to put effort into their healing.

-How the events surrounding their loved one's death affect their grief.

-The best ways to deal with their loved one's belongings.

Woman Alone in Forest

GRIEF AND YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

-How the death of a loved one affects their friendships.

-Why solitude can be a blessing and a curse.

-How to deal with friends who don't understand their grief.

Man overlooking water

WHY?

-God wants them to share their feelings with Him.

-Why being honest with God is an expression of faith.

-What God has to say to them about their "why" questions.

Man in sweatshirt on beach

GUILT AND ANGER

-How to deal with false guilt.

-How to grieve conflicted relationships.

-How to handle grief-related anger.

Sitting on a Bench

COMPLICATING FACTORS

-How traumatic experiences affect grief.

-How to deal with nightmares and flashbacks.

-How their thinking affects their emotions.

Runner & Shadow

STUCK

-How to prevent getting stuck in grief.

-Common misconceptions that hinder healing.

-Why their path to healing isn't always smooth.

Church Pews

LESSONS OF GRIEF - PART 1

-An often-overlooked reason that grief is so painful.

-Why going to church can be so difficult.

-The benefits of helping others.

Thinking Man on Couch

LESSONS OF GRIEF - PART 2

-Who they are now that their loved one is gone.

-Why no one grieves perfectly.

-What grief can teach them about relationships.

Sunrise

HEAVEN

-What heaven is like.

-Whether the should communicate with their deceased loved one.

-Whether near-death experiences are reliable descriptions of heaven.

-More answers to their questions about heaven.

Looking at the View

WHAT DO I LIVE FOR NOW?

-Why moving forward is a necessity.

-Why it's a process.

-Why peace and pain will always coexist.