Grief Recovery

Grief is a confusing, tangled and painful process of discovering how to live, feel, cope and heal in the midst of coming to terms with loss. No one should have to face grief alone.

Announcing out new private Facebook Group "Journeys Through Grief." Click the link and request to join our community of caring individuals. 

LCS offers "Journeys Through Grief" counseling in small groups where for six 1½ hour sessions, you will learn about the stages of grief and explore your feelings about the loss you have experienced. Our goal is not to make grief disappear, but to equip the group's participants with the tools needed for lifelong healing and understanding. Under the guidance of a professional Christian counselor or trained facilitator, you will learn how you can live with the grief associated with loss.

Journeys Through Grief locations for 2019:

  • Kutztown grief group: Tuesdays  September 3 - October 8....6 pm - 7:30 pm. St. John's Lutheran Church sponsored by Ludwig Funeral Home.
  • Tuesdays, Journeys through Grief, Oct 15 – Nov 19 7-8:30 pm Christ Lutheran Niantic, PA, sponsored by Catagnus Funeral Home

  • Thursdays, Journeys through Grief, Oct 17 – Nov 21 7-8:30 pm United Church of Christ, Emmaus , sponsored by Kulik Funeral Homes, P.C. Schantz Funeral Home, P.C.

To register, contact Bereavement Coordinator Sylvia Havlish at 610.395.5045.

LCS also offers a two hour “Path of Grief” program for congregations interested in knowing more about the grieving process and about how best to minister to those who are grieving.

To find out more about scheduling and supporting a 6 week grief support group in your area or a 2 hour “Path of Grief” one-time event, contact Bereavement Coordinator Sylvia Havlish at 610.395.5045.

Thrivent Action Team grants ($250) can be used to cover part of the cost of a grief support group or the entire cost of a “Path of Grief” session.

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