ministries and support groups
if you are grieving the loss of a loved one
growing through grief
Growing Through Grief is a five-week series offered four times a year for those grieving the loss of a loved one. This group explores what grief looks like, shares stories and finds hope for moving forward. Sessions are facilitated by our pastoral staff, Rev. Melanie Hardison and Rev. Sally Wright, and are held at Village Church Mission Campus. Open to all members of the community. Series is free, but registration is required: contact Linda Alley.
6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 13-Aug. 10
9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5-Nov. 2
The Village Church Stephen Ministry program pairs people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives with specially trained members of the church who are equipped to listen, care for, and provide emotional and spiritual support. This one-to-one Christian care is confidential and available to church members and the wider community at no cost. Learn more about Stephen Ministry.
faith and grief support gatherings
Noon-1 p.m., first Tuesdays
Faith and Grief meetings are offered noon-1 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month in Friendship Hall at our Mission Campus. Click here for more information and to register.
widowers support group
9 a.m. Tuesdays
A support group for men whose spouses have died, or whose spouses are living with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. This group meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday mornings at Mission Campus. Twice a month the group is facilitated by one of the Pastoral Care pastors; other meetings are facilitated by members of the group. Contact Linda Alley
for other needs
Would meals being brought to you as you recover at home be helpful? Need assistance with a household task? Helping Hands can help with short-term needs such as this. If you aren’t sure if your need fits, give us a call. Please note: we are unable to provide rides to Sunday morning worship. Contact Linda Alley.
other support groups
The following support groups meet at Village Church, but are facilitated by outside organizations. For information about meeting times and additional information, contact Linda Alley