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2019 Grief Support – Winter Series

by ccunningham on February 4, 2019


South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support

St. Joan Of Arc – “The Arc”
4537 3rd Ave. S.
Minneapolis MN 55409

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

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  • Jan. 24–The Loss Of Dreams–Ted Bowman
  • Jan. 31–Building Resilience–Ted Bowman
  • Feb. 7–Hope After Loss–Mary Christopherson
  • Feb. 14–No ClassValentine’s Day
  • Feb. 21–Am I Going Crazy?–Judy Young
  • Feb. 28–Living With Loss–Jamie Mosley
  • Mar. 7–What To Do With The Stuff!–Mary Ann Kelly-Wright
  • Mar. 14–Mind-Body Connection–Lorry Lundberg
  • Mar. 21–Which Way Do I Turn?–Donna Mathiowitz
  • Mar. 28–Take Care Of Yourself!–Carol Oldowski
  • April 4–Service Of Remembrance

Ted Bowman – Trainer, Consultant, Educator
Mary Christopherson – Grief Survivor, Author
Judy Young – Retired Grief Counselor
Jamie Mosley – Grief Survivor
Mary Ann Kelly-Wright – Pastoral Minister, Grief Coordinator
Lorry Lundborg – Grief Survivor, Grief Facilitator
Donna Mathiowitz – Grief Survivor, Author
Carol Oldowskii, R.N. – Parish Nurse, Nativity Of Mary

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 Carolyn Deters, Executive Director at 612-827-6159 or go to Norine Larson is the Coalition Coordinator. Her number is 952-925-2437. This meeting is in the building called “The Arc”, 4457 3rd Avenue South.


Visit Rochester on a CoAM Day Tour
Thursday, April 19, 2018 for $98

Registration deadline is April 12th
(download printable flyer here)

First, we will tour the historic Mayowood Mansion. Mayowood was built in 1911 by Dr. Charles H. Mayo, who lived there until 1939. Now, this 38 room historic house is home to an extensive decorative arts collection, gorgeous gardens, and antique furnishings.

Then we will have lunch with the sisters at Assisi Heights. In 1877, 25  Franciscan Sisters from Joliet, Illinois, came to Minnesota, to establish a new community. See their beautiful home and hear their history. Lunch on brats, chips, broccoli salad, salad bar & dessert.

Then we’ll take a narrated trolley tour of Rochester highlights.


  • 8:45 AM:
    Tour bus leaves Bethel parking lot
    42nd Street East & 17th Avenue S.
  • 10:30 AM:
    Mayowood Tour
  • 11:45 AM:
    Lunch at Assisi Heights & Tour
  • 2:15 PM:
    Trolley Tour of Rochester
  • 5:30 Back at Bethel

For reservations:
Leave a message at CoAM at 612-721-5786  and  send in your check for $98 to CoAM, 3045 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis MN 55407

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Saturday, April 21
Dinner at 5:00 PM
Concert at 6:00 PM

Benefiting TRUST Parish Nursing

Come for date night!
Come for “someone else is cooking” night!
Come for wonderful music night!
Come to raise money for Parish Nursing night!
But come!

$25 for concert & dinner
Concert only – $15 general
$10 for students & seniors

Call 612-827-6159 or email for dinner reservations

St. John’s Lutheran Church
4842 Nicollet Avenue S. Minneapolis



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Join TRUST at the 31st Annual
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service of Celebration

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“We are caught in an inescapable network of
mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Date: Sunday, January 14, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM
Place: Living Spirit UMC
4501 Bloomington Avenue, Minneapolis

  • Featuring the Sons of Levi from St. James A.M.E. St. Paul
  • Soup and sandwich supper following the service.
  • Free will offering.

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2017 Great TRUST Auction

September 11, 2017

(Downloadable flyer) Saint Joan of Arc 4537 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis Appetizers & Desserts & Wine $25 in advance or with reservations $20 for seniors 65+ /youth Free for kids 12 and under $30 at the door For reservations, contact 612-827-6159 or Reserve a table for eight! Proceeds support the programs and ministries of [...]

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Summer Bandshell Services

June 1, 2017

Oops, our mistake.  The wrong schedule was included in our newsletter.   Please use the corrected one below.  We apologize for any confusion. Download correct schedule here For a complete list, go to Join TRUST (and other) Congregations at the Lake Harriet  Bandshell WORSHIP STARTS AT 10:00 AM May 28–St. Luke Episcopal: June 4–Linden [...]

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12th Annual Walker Methodist 5K/10K Run & Walk

June 1, 2017

Lake Harriet, Minneapolis Saturday, June 3, 2017   Perfect date. Perfect location. Perfect cause. Join us. To Benefit TRUST Parish Nursing & the Walker Methodist Foundation Lake Harriet at the Band Shell 8:00 a.m.–Registration starts 9:00 a.m. 10K Starts 9:05 a.m. 5K Starts Walk starts immediately after Registration Fees 5K..…………………….$40 10K…………………….$45 Walk……………..…….$40 Registration Methods [...]

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CoAM Visits Duluth — August 2017

May 8, 2017

(click here for printable flyer) Spend a day in Duluth!  Tour Glensheen Mansion, have lunch at Grandma’s Restaurant, tour the harbor aboard the Vista Queen and listen to our step-on guide describe Duluth points of interest. Bus leaves Bethel Lutheran – 4120 17th Ave. S at 8:00 AM.  Return at approximately 6:30 PM. To Register: [...]

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CoAM Summer Garden Tour – June 2017

May 8, 2017

(Click here for a printable poster) First, we head to the MN Landscape Arboretum to stroll a little and take a trolley tour on the grounds.  Next, we go to the Victoria House in Victoria for a lunch of BBQ ribs and chicken, roasted red potatoes, buttered corn on the cob, coleslaw, cornbread, and a [...]

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Fundraiser Special from Uptown Plumbing, Heating and Cooling

September 15, 2016

(download fact sheet here) Uptown Plumbing, Heating and Cooling is donating 100 Precision Furnace or A/C Tune-Ups and Safety Checks to TRUST, Inc. This service is normally priced at $210, a $141 savings! TRUST, Inc. wins and you win too! To participate, buy your ticket and 100% of your $69 goes to support TRUST. Contact [...]

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