St John's Lutheran Church, La Grange IL 60525 (LCMS)

St. John's Lutheran Church and School
47th Street and Brainard Avenue, La Grange, Illinois 60525


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GriefShare Ministries at St. John's. Meets on Thursday evenings at 7:00PM

St. John's partners with GriefShare a network of thousands of grief recovery groups throughout the world. GriefShare is a group process designed to help you successfully travel the journey from mourning to joy. GriefShare compliments St. John's mission so that grief recovery can be a healing experience where you Meet Jesus, Experience the Support of the Church and Live anew as Disciples.

In each GriefShare session our facilitators, Marnie Smith and Beverly O'Connor guide the group through a video presentation and discussion. Feel free to contact them for more information. Both ladies have experienced the loss of a spouse and family members and can share their insights.

The GriefShare videos feature interviews with leading authors, counselors, speakers, and pastors with years of expertise in grief recovery. You are welcome to begin attending the GriefShare group at any session. Each session is “self-contained,” so you do not have to attend in sequence. You will find encouragement and help whenever you begin. The video link at the right shares testimonials from GriefShare participants and how they have learned to heal from grief.

The 2016 Fall-Winter Session

This 14-week series meets every Tuesday from
1:00p-2:30 pm in the Heritage Room beginning Tues, Sept 20.

Newcomers are welcome at any time, and each presentation is unique.

Griefshare will have one week off. We will not meet this week.

Anyone can join us at any time.
Each lesson is complete in itself. We meet Tuesdays in the Heritage Room from 1:00-2:30.

Here is the schedule.

Session 1 Is This Normal? Tue, Sep 20, 2016
Session 2 Challenges of Grief:
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Session 3 Journey of Grief P.1:
Tue, Oct 04, 2016
Session 4 Journey of Grief P.2:
Tue, Oct 11, 2016
Session 5 Grief and Relationships:
Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Session 6 Why?
Tue, Oct 25, 2016
Session 7 Guilt and Anger:
Tue, Nov 01, 2016
Session 8 Complicating Factors:
Tue, Nov 08, 2016
Session 9 Stuck:
Tue, Nov 22, 2016
Surviving the Holidays:
Tue, Dec 06, 2016
Session 10 Lessons of Grief P.1:
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Session 11 Lessons of Grief P.2:
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
Session 12 Heaven:
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Session 13 What Do I Live For Now:
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

Special Seminar
Tuesday, December 6, 1:00 - 2:30p

Weekly Worship

Sunday Worship
8:00 & 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Education Hour
9:25-10:25 a.m.





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