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.

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 2018:

  • Moravian Church in Emmaus, PA - Tuesday nights from 7pm to 8:30pm from February 20 to March 27.
  • St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kutztown, PA – Thursday nights from 7pm to 8:30pm from April 5 to May 10.
  • Luther Crest in Allentown, PA – Monday mornings from 10:30am to 12pm from April 16 to May 28.

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.

  • Upper Dublin Lutheran Church in Ambler, PA -Wednesday, February 21 at 7pm.

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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