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 death of a loved one.  Click here https://www.griefshare.org/ for more information on GriefShare.
 
Our 2022 session begins Wednesday, January 19th and meets through Wednesday, April 13 from 5:45 – 7:15 p.m.  Cost is $20 and scholarships are available.  You can sign-up through this link:   https://www.griefshare.org/groups/140996
 
You can also register by calling the church office at 683-5538. 

Surviving the Holidays

November 21, from 2-4 p.m.

 

When you’re grieving the death of a family member or friend, you may dread the holiday season. Thoughts of social gatherings, family traditions, and obligations may leave you anxious and overwhelmed.  Join us for “Surviving the Holidays” a seminar featuring video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and others who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death and offering practical suggestions and reassurance.  Those who attend will receive a Survival Guide filled with practical tips, encouraging words, journaling ideas, and exercises for daily help through the holiday season.  Risen Savior offers this free, 2-hour class for all who feel they might benefit!  Please register through this link: https://www.griefshare.org/holidays/events/36826

 

Loss of a Spouse

Loss of a Spouse is a free 2-hour seminar for people grieving a spouse’s death. The seminar features video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and widowed men and women. They offer helpful insights on:

  • What to expect in the days to com
  • 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
Our next Loss of a Spouse Class will be held on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 at 5:45 p.m. Please register by calling the church office at 683-5538 or go to the GriefShare website and register online: https://www.griefshare.org/loss/events/4389

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.