Meridian Star

Religion

January 12, 2013

Griefshare ministry begins Monday

MERIDIAN —     Griefshare, a seminar and support group ministry of comfort and care, begins Monday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m at NorthPark Church for those facing pain from the death of a loved one. The 13-week series helps people learn how to ease the pain and recover from the death of a loved one.

    Earl Wheatley, senior pastor at NorthPark Church said, "We searched long and hard before beginning grief recovery ministry nine years ago. We were delighted when we found Griefshare and the wonderful resources this ministry offers. The information shared truly helps people understand the dynamics of grief and make progress in facing their loss.

    "Using video presentations by Zig Ziglar, Joni Erickson Tada and other noted Christian speakers, the 13 sessions touch every aspect of grief. The videos, along with the daily devotionals and group sharing, make this a powerful tool anyone can use as they begin their journey of healing.

    The group is facilitated by church member Anne King.

    "She was widowed several years ago, participated in one of our earliest Griefshare groups and is now the facilitator of this ministry," Wheatley said. "Her own life was deeply touched by grief  through the death of her husband, Billy, but she is turning that loss into a great gain for others. The nine sessions Anne has led have allowed her to see many people make great strides in overcoming the pain and loss that follows the death of one we love."

    Griefshare is open to anyone who wishes to participate. A donation of $40 is requested to help cover the cost of the book, devotional and other Griefshare materials.

    Go to www.griefshare.org for more information about the national ministry of Griefshare and its network of sponsoring churches. For more information about the ministry at NorthPark Church, call 601-482-1322.

    NorthPark Church is located at 7770 Highway 39 North in Meridian, just across from Northeast Middle School. Griefshare sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8 p.m. each Monday evening starting Monday, Jan. 14

1
Text Only
Religion
Biz Marquee
New Today
Poll

Do you think the city of Meridian should require developers of new subdivisions to build sidewalks

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide