It hurts to lose someone. Find help as you journey through the stages of grief.
Welcome to the First Lutheran Church Grief Support Group. This group will meet on Sunday evenings from 6:30 until 8 p.m. and we will meet for 8 sessions, on the dates indicated below. We will gather at First Lutheran Church, 1000 Third Avenue SE in Room 310. The group will be led by a social worker and a member from First Lutheran and is available to anyone in the Cedar Rapids area who is grieving the loss of a loved one.
Fall 2018 Schedule:
Session 1 - Sun, Aug. 12 Introduction, Touchstone 1, Myths
Session 2 - Sun, Aug. 19 Touchstone 2, Telling Your Story
Session 3 - Sun, Aug. 26 Touchstone 3: My grief is Unique
Session 4 - Sun, Sept. 2 Touchstone 4: Explore Your Feelings of Loss
Session 5 - Sun, Sept. 9 Touchstone 5: No, I’m Not Crazy
Session 6 - Sun, Sept. 16 Touchstone 6: Nurture Yourself
Touchstone 7: Central Needs of Mourning
Session 7 - Sun, Sept. 23 Touchstone 9: Reconciliation
Session 8 - Sun, Oct. 15 Touchstone 10: Appreciate Your Transformation
The group will provide an opportunity to talk with others who may share similar feelings and the opportunity to support one another. Education will also be provided to assist participants in understanding the grief they are currently experiencing.
There is a charge of $8.00 per person to help cover the cost of materials for the group.
If you have questions please contact Pastor Leroy Bradway,
First Lutheran Church at 319-365-1494.