At Renaissance Church, we don’t want you to face difficulty alone. We are pleased to offer the Ren Cares ministries and the following support groups.
“Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2
GriefShare Support Group
Sundays, January 20–April 14, 1–3 pm
Ren Students Space, 497 Springfield Ave.
A caring group to help through the difficult times after the death of a loved one. The GriefShare group will meet for 13 weeks. A $20 registration fee is requested (it covers a workbook and other expenses). Registration is encouraged, but not required. Each weekly session is stand-alone and you are welcome to join the GriefShare group at any point.
What to expect:
Leaders have experienced grief and will walk with you on the path through grief toward healing and hope for the future. Each weekly session includes a video seminar, small group discussion about the video content, and journaling and personal reflection exercises using the workbook.
Is this normal?
Challenges of grief
The journey of grief
Grief and your relationships
Guilt and anger
Lessons of grief
What do I live for now?
DivorceCare Support Group
February 3–June 16, 1–3 pm
Upstairs in the Café, 2 Kent Place Blvd, Summit
You don’t have to face life after a divorce or separation alone. Each of these support group meetings include a video featuring comments with experts, a focused support group discussion, and personal study and reflection with a workbook. A $20 registration fee is requested (it covers the workbook and other expenses). Registration is encouraged, but not required. Each weekly session is stand-alone and you are welcome to join the DivorceCare group at any point.
The group will meet:
February 3 and 17
March 3, 17, and 31
April 7 and 28
May 5 and 19
June 9 and 16
What’s happening to me?
The road to healing/finding help
Facing my anger
Facing my depression; facing my loneliness
What does the owner’s manual say
Financial survival; kid care
Moving on, growing closer to God