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GriefShare Classes – Sept/Nov 2018
Are you conflicted because you are grieving the passing of a loved one, and yet have been told to get over your grief and back to being “normal”? With grief there is no “normal,” but there is a “new normal.” If grief has disrupted your life, consider attending GriefShare – an 11-week grief support group. Beginning in September, the class meetson Wednesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm in Room 4 of the Education Building. For more information or to register ($15), contact Pastor Jean or register online here.
Sweet Life Cafe – Sept/Oct 2018
It’s that time of year again! Sweet Life Café is once again opening up its doors. The fall study will focus on Adam Hamilton’s book, Half Truths. During the 5-week class, we will look for the truth in statements like “Everything happens for a reason” and “God helps those who help themselves.” The Café will meet Thursdays from September 6 to October 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1 of the Education Building. To register and reserve a book ($11), contact the church office or Pastor Jean. Bring your lunch and bring a friend!
Alpha Classes – Sept/Nov 2018
This is a 10–week study of the basics of Christianity and is applicable to all – from beginners to life-long Christians. The introductory class will be held on Tuesday, September 11, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., in Room 4 of the Education Building. The full Alpha course begins on Tuesday, September 18 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 4.
For more information, contact Pastor Jean or the church office.
Memory Cafe – Ongoing Program
Memory Cafe meets at 9:30 am in Rooms 3 and 4. This is an ongoing program that meets the first and third Mondays of each month. The program is specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and/or memory issues. It is sponsored by Sun Lakes Creative Engagement Partners, and includes members from Neighbors Who Care, Hospice of the Valley, Visiting Angels, and The Perfect Place. The program is supported by various organizations like Banner Alzheimer’s Institute.
The Memory Cafe is a place where families can meet to receive education and social support, which are critical to successful care-giving and open avenues of communication for the individuals and their families with a vision to eliminate feelings of isolation and hopelessness. If you would like more information regarding this new program, please contact Wayne Mangold at (480) 580-8317.