2015 Grief Support Spring/Summer Series



You don’t have to walk this path alone.


South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support
2015 Spring/Summer Series


St. Joan of Arc Parish Center
4537 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55409
Phone: 612-823-8205

click here for a printable schedule or here for an informational brochure

6:15……………………Registration and refreshments
6:30 – 7:00 PM………Speaker
7:00 – 8:00 PM………Facilitated small groups

  • May 21–Overview of Grief, Steve Sims
  • May 28–Five Steps Toward Healing, Dee Bailey
  • June 4–Family Members Grieve Differently, Steve Sims
  • June 11–Surviving Multiple Losses, Julie Ditzler
  • June 18–Understanding Grief, Mary Marcoux
  • June 25–Being Present to Grief, Karin Grosscup
  • July 9–You Can Find Things to Be Grateful For (It Takes A While!), Lynda Bartush
  • July 16–Is It Normal Grief or More?, Dr. Mary Harlow
  • July 23–“The New Normal”, Mary Ann Kelly-Wright
  • July 30–Service of Remembrance


  • Steve Sims – Bereavement Coordinator, Fairview Hospice
  • Dee Bailey, MA, PCC – Life Coach
  • Julie Ditzler – Grief Survivor, Nursing Home Administrator
  • Karin Grosscup – Grief Survivor, Spiritual Director
  • Mary Marcoux – Family Support Coordinator for Grief
  • Lynda Bartush – Grief Survivor, Grief Facilitator
  • Dr. Mary Harlow – Licensed Psychologist
  • Mary Ann Kelly-Wright – Pastoral Minister, St. Joan of Arc


Individuals may join the group at any time. For further information, contact the coordinator, Norine Larson at 952-925-2437. Jean Mills is the summer coordinator. Her number is 952-925-2437. Grief Coalition congregations: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Church of the Annunciation, Diamond Lake Lutheran, Lake Harriet Christian, Our Lady of Peace, Richfield United Methodist, St. Joan of Arc, St. John’s Episcopal and Walker Methodist Health Center Pastoral Care. The South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support was formed in the winter of 1994. It became a program of TRUST in 2006. TRUST, Inc. is an interfaith coalition of congregations providing services in south Minneapolis. For more information about TRUST, contact Nancy Biele, Executive Director at 612-827-6159 or go to www.trustinc.org.


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