Grief Support


In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve,  we have provided some helpful grief support links below: 


GriefShare Support Group: May 6, 2021 - July 29, 2021

GriefShare is a local, in-person support group that runs in 13 week sessions, provided at different times throughout the year. This group is lead by caring people who will walk with you on the long path through grief toward healing and hope for the future. This program features biblical concepts for healing from your grief. The three key parts of the GriefShare experience:

  • -Video Seminar: Encouraging, information-packed videos featuring leading grief recovery experts
  • -Support Group: Small group discussion about t he weekly video content
  • Workbook: Journaling and personal study exercises that reinforce the weekly session topics
Summer 2021 Schedule
When: Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.
             May 6 - July 29

Where: Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
              107 North Jefferson Street, Medora, Illinois

Contact: Meghan or Alex Anderson - 618-372-3712
                              or
                     Rob Cleeton - 618-729-3821

Registration Fee: $20 (Scholarships available)

Find more information at www.griefshare.org



Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.


Willowgreen   

Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality.  The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.


Grief and Loss   

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.


Growth House  

Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization   

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.


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