Pastoral Care Gatherings

Growing Through Loss

Growing Through Loss is a non-denominational coalition sponsored by the Interdenominational South Suburban Grief Support Coalition.

Growing Through Loss provides:

Support for adults who have experienced a loss; information about the grieving process; caring and support from others who are also grieving; sharing of memories and feelings in a confidential setting.

The Spring 2019 series is held at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124; phone (952) 432-6351

Thursdays, March 14, 21, 28 and April 4 & 11, 2019.

Time: Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 p.m.; Registration 6:30-7:00 p.m., Speaker 7:00-7:50 p.m., Support Groups 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Suggested donation: $3.00/person per session

Each session is complete in itself; attend one or all. Breakout groups are facilitated by trained leaders who understand the grieving process.

Below is the schedule for this Spring:

March 14, 2019: Grief Demystified - An Overview of Grief presented by Brenda DeMotte, MSW, LICSW, Professional Counseling and Grief Services, Inc.

March 21, 2019: Grief and Resiliency presented by Beryl Schewe, Director of Pastoral Care at Our Lady of Grace Church, Edina; Author of Habits of Resilience: learning to Live Fully in the Midst of Loss..

March 28, 2019: Shattered Hpes and Dreams: Responses presented by Ted Bowman, Trainer, Consultant, Educator and Author.

April 4, 2019: Sensing the Presence of Our Loved Ones After Death presented by Pastor Candee Moser, Redeemer Lutheran Church, White Bear Lake.

April 11, 2019: Evening of Remembrance with Pastor Lindsey Bina, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

Growing Through Loss contact at Risen Savior: Chris Sorensen, Pastoral Minister, (952) 698-1722,

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