Summer 2018 Grief Support Groups

Are you struggling with loss of your cherished loved one?
Are you having difficulty finding companions who really understand?
Are you looking for practical tools to help you cope?

Join us for 10 weekly meetings to help you cope and adjust with the painful reality of deep loss in the presence of those who are or have been where you are.
We focus on basic principles and tools using Alan Wolfelt’s five-star book,
Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing.  
Weekly, July 12–September 13, Thursdays, 11 am–12:30
Downtown: “Williams” House between Robinson Funeral Home
and Easley Presbyterian Church; 108 South 1st Street, Easley, SC
Weekly, July 10–September 11, Tuesdays, 5:30–7 pm
1 Pine Knoll Dr. Greenville, SC, office building behind Woodlawn Funeral Home
Weekly, July 11–September 12, Wednesdays, 1 pm–2:30 pm
“The Juice Bar” at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 400 Dupre Drive

By email: jillian.storm@interimcares.com, or
Contact Tonya Taylor by phone 864-627-7049

 God's Healing for a Mother's Heart
March 24th, 2018-8:45am-4pm 
 A Day Retreat For Women Who Have Experienced The Death of a Child: A day of encouragement, pampering, loving support, comfort food, authentic presenters, and sharing the love of Christ, our Great Healer and Comforter.We welcome mothers of all faiths and at all points along their journey of healing regardless of the age of the child or the length of time since the death.There will be a keynote speaker and small group classes.
Location: First Baptist Church, 3 Hedge Street, Simpsonville, SC  29681
Cost: $15 (includes lunch)
Registration closes March 9th 

Sunburst Club, grief support group for 5th-8th graders meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4:15-5:30 p.m. at Carolina Counseling Professionals, 200 W. North 1st St., Suite C, Seneca, SC. Call 864-882-8940 for more information or to register.  

A Grief Retreat Meet Up, monthly meeting held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm at the 'Be Encouraged House' - 208 S. Main St., Simpsonville, SC. For more information, contact Linda Findlay at 315-725-6132.

 Heartstrings, monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Simpsonville First Baptist Church, 3 Hodge St., Simpsonville, SC at 6:30 pm. 


JULY 29, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Compassionate Friends Walk to Remember is a highlight of every TCF National Conference. It was created as a symbolic way to show the love we carry for the children we mourn. Held at 9:00 am Sunday on the final day of the National Conference it starts at the host hotel of the Conference. There is an air of anticipation and excitement as everyone gathers in preparation for the start of the Walk. Finally the Walk begins and, hand-in-hand everyone walks, meditating on a much different time in their lives. Since its inception in 2000, the Walk to Remember has taken on many distinctive facets. There is the main Walk to Remember where those attending the conference join with local bereaved families and others who fly in from across the country just for the Walk. As many as 1400 have participated. Some go the full distance while others only walk a short way knowing that in participating, they are remembering. Special Walk to Remember t-shirts are given to all who register, as well as walk bibs where the names of the children being remembered can be written.


Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel
800 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63101 United States
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