Grief Support Groups – Winter/Spring Series 2012


South Minneapolis Coalition
for Grief Support

2012 Winter/Spring Series 

You don’t have to walk this path alone.

Diamond Lake Lutheran Church
5760 Portland Ave. S.
Minneapolis MN 55417

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

(click here for a printable copy of the schedule)

 January 19–Living with Grief: Finding Your Way
Dee Bailey, MA, PCC

January 26–Five Steps to Healing from Loss
Dee Bailey, MA,PCC

February 2–A Survivor’s Story
Bette Peck

February 9–What To Do with the Stuff!
Mary Ann Kelly-Wright

February 16–Take Care of Yourself!
Carol Oldowski, R.N.


March 1–Techniques That Help!
Barbara Bender

March 8–Where Is God in Grief?
Pastor Amy Thoren

March 15–Lessons Learned from Grief
Linda Pleissner

March 22–You Don’t Live without your Loved One!
Katie Johnson

March 29–Service of Remembrance


Dee Bailey, MA, PCC
Professional Grief Counselor

Bette Peck
Grief Facilitator, Grief Survivor

Mary Ann Kelly-Wright
Director of Faith Formation, Pastoral Minister

Carol Oldowski
Parish Nurse

Barbara Bender
Professional Trainer, Grief Survivor

Amy Thoren
Pastor, Youth & Family Ministries,
Diamond Lake Lutheran Church

Linda Pleissner
Bereavement Coordinator, Health Partners

Katie Johnson
Educator, Grief Survivor

Individuals may join the group at any time. For further information, contact the coordinator, Norine Larson at 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 Lutheran, 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.

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