Loss of a Spouse is a 1 1/2-hour seminar for people grieving a spouse’s death. It will be held at Risen Savior on August 16th from 2 – 3:30 p.m.  The seminar is free to attend and features video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and widowed men and women. They offer helpful insights on:

  • What to expect in the days to come
  • How to deal with the loneliness
  • What to do with your spouse’s belongings
  • Why it won’t always hurt this much
  • And other practical help for dealing with the challenges of widowhood
Everyone who attends will receive a booklet with over 30 short readings on how to live with grief and eventually rebuild your life.    
Call 683-5538 or click on the link to sign up:  https://www.griefshare.org/loss/events/2840  
Your Journey from Mourning to Joy
13 Week Support Group
 
No matter what the circumstances, grief recovery is a painful process. Risen Savior is excited to share a special 13-week, grief support group for people dealing with the loss of a loved one.
 
Our next GriefShare Support Group will be held on Wednesday evenings,beginning August 26, 2020 through November 18,2020 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  Cost is $15.  Scholarships are available. 
 
Please register by calling the church office at 683-5538 or go to the GriefShare website and register online: https://www.griefshare.org/groups/123985

3 Components of a GriefShare Support Group

Video Seminar

GriefShare is a weekly video seminar which feature some of the nation’s foremost experts on grief recovery topics. Each seminar is facilitated by caring people who have experienced grief and have a desire to walk alongside you through this journey. Small group discussion time allows you to talk about the content of the video and how you are dealing with the death of your loved one.
 
 

Support Group

After viewing the video, you and the other group members will spend time as a support group, discussing what was presented in that week’s video seminar and what is going on in your lives.
 
 

Personal Study and Journaling

During the week you will have the opportunity to use your workbook for further personal study of the grieving process and to help sort out your emotions through journaling. Your group will spend time discussing questions and comments from the workbook study.