WHAT WE OFFER

  • Counseling: Ongoing Pastoral and lay one-on-one counseling.
  • Support Groups: Spring and Winter 8-week sessions with learn and share format.
  • Beyond: Periodic food and fellowship meetings with past support group participants.
  • Tinsel & Tears: annual mid-November candle lighting service in remembrance of loved ones lost with past support group participants.
  • Longest Night Brightest Hope: grief support participants participation in annual Longest Night, Brightest Hope service normally held on the 3rd Tuesday in December, also open to the public.

 

LIFE AFTER LOSS

Life After Loss offers a support group for adults 18 and older who have experienced the loss. The ministry provides a safe place to learn and share.

Trained and experienced facilitators lead participants in learning and sharing about the physical and emotional aspects of grief as well as coping methods for finding healing and new growth.

Life After Loss, a time to grieve, provides a safe environment to:

  • Share experiences, thoughts and feelings
  • Counter the sense of isolation
  • Learn new ways of approaching problems
  • Understand the importance of good grief Offer support to others
  • Explore a foundation of faith
  • Make new friends


 Upcoming Sessions

Spring: March 7 - April 28
 
Daytime 10 - 11:30am
 Evening 7 - 8:30pm

Fall: September 5 - October 24
 
Daytime 10 - 11:30am
 Evening 7 - 8:30pm

Registration is required one week prior to start of session. This program is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by the Life After Loss Grief Ministry. Register below or contact the church office at (901) 853-8383.

REGISTER HERE


Confidentiality

The identity of all participants in one-on-one counseling and support group participation is kept confidential by all grief ministry workers. All counseling and support group participation is held in safe and confidential environments.

Our Grief Ministry offers one-on-one counseling throughout the year.

For more information, please contact: Rev. Deborah Suddarth at (901)853-8383 ext. 114.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Life After Loss: Beyond Dinner Gathering
 
May 2, 2017
 6:30 - 8:30pm
 Servery/Kitchen

Life After Loss: Beyond Dinner Gathering
 
November 7, 2017
 6:30 - 8:30pm
 Servery/Kitchen

Tinsel and Tears Service
 
November 14, 2017
 7 - 8pm
 Sanctuary on the Square

Longest Night, Brightest Hope Service
 
December 19, 2017
 7 - 8pm
 Sanctuary on the Square