2016 Grief Support – Winter/Spring Series


You don’t have to walk this path alone.


South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support
2016 Winter/Spring Series


St. Thomas the Apostle Church
2914 West 44th Street
Minneapolis MN 55410
Phone: 612-922-0041

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

All groups are on Thursdays

  • January 21–What is Grief?, Lee Erickson
  • January 28–Grief & Guilt!, Lee Erickson
  • February 4–Gratitude – A New Look at the Serenity Prayer, Mark Scannell
  • February 11–Courageous Gratitude – A Way of Grieving, Mark Scannell
  • February 18–What I Learned from Grief, Paula Larsen
  • February 25–To Keep or Not to Keep? (What to Do with the Stuff?), Mary Ann Kelly-Wright
  • March 3–Habits of Resilience, Beryl Schewe
  • March 10–Steps to Move Forward, Rita Olk
  • March 17–Service of Remembrance


  • Lee Erickson – Professional Grief Counselor
  • Paula Larsen – Grief Survivor, Author
  • Mark Scannell – Instructor, Staff – St. Joan of Arc, Life Coach, Author
  • Mary Ann Kelly-Wright – Pastoral Minister – St. Joan of Arc
  • Beryl Schewe – Author, Pastoral Minister – Our Lady of Grace
  • Rita Olk – Social Worker, Grief Facilitator, Therapist


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 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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