2020 Grief Support – Winter Series

South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support

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

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6:15 PM……………………………………Registration and refreshments
6:30 – 7:00 PM…………………………Speaker
7:00 – 8:00 PM…………………………Facilitated small groups
All groups are on Thursdays.

  • Jan 23: The Fundamental Characteristics of Grief – Paul Johnson
  • Jan 30: Grief and the Quest for Meaning – Jean Greenwood
  • Feb 6: Self Care While Grieving – Mark Flaten
  • Feb 13: From Grieving to Resilience – Mark Scannell
  • Feb 20: Honoring Memories, Discovering Hope – Arnold Krueger
  • Feb 27: Taking Care of Feelings – Sr. Adaire Lassonde
  • Mar 5: The Loss of Siblings – Maggie Bauer
  • Mar 12: What to do with the Stuff – Mary Anne Kelly-Wright
  • Mar 19: Giving Thanks Can Help Us Grieve – Mark Scannell
  • Mar 26: Service of Remembrance


  • Paul Johnson – Grief Consultant & Trainer, Retired Supervisor for Health Partners
  • Jean Greenwood – Minister, Freelance facilitator/mediator for MN Dept. of Education
  • Mark Flaten – Grief Survivor, Former pastor
  • Mary Anne Kelly-Wright – Retired Pastoral Minister, Director of Religious Education
  • Arnold Krueger – Grief Facilitator, Grief Coordinator, Musician
  • Sr. Adaire Lassonde – SSND,  Lic. Independent Social Worker
  • Maggie Bauer – Owner, Grief Recovery Services
  • Mark Scannell – Life Coach, Author, Trainer, Speaker

Individuals may join the group at any time. Norine Larson is the Grief Coalition Coordinator and can be reached at 952-925-2437. Grief Coalition congregations are 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 and became a TRUST program in 2006. TRUST, Inc. is an interfaith coalition of congregations providing services in south Minneapolis. For more information about TRUST, contact Nancy Biele, Interim Executive Director, at 612-827-6159.

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