All programs require preregistration. Dates and times are subject to change. Programs with fewer than 5 registrants may be cancelled.
For information, directions and to register for any programs, contact Daniel Speis, Coordinator of Grief Support Spiritual Care Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304.264.3902.
***IMPORTANT NOTE*** Beginning in 2014, all Berkeley and Jefferson County meetings will be held at the Center for Grief Support at the new Hospice of the Panhandle Main Office, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville.
All Hampshire County meetings are held at Hampshire County Hospice Office, 278 North High Street, Romney.
LOSS OF HUSBAND
This open support group is for women who've lost their partners. New members are welcome anytime.
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m., Kearneysville
PARENTS' SUPPORT GROUP
This open support group is for parents who have lost a child. New members are welcome anytime.
3rd Monday of every month, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Kearneysville
SUICIDE LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
This open group will explore grief and ways to cope with it for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. New members are welcome anytime.
2nd & 4th Monday of every month, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Kearneysville
CIRCLE OF HOPE
This group is for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one and would like to better understand grief and how to cope with it.
Thursdays, August 6 - September 24, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Kearneysville
Thursdays, October 1 - November 19, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Kearneysville
Join us for a 30-minute sitting group meditation followed by a period of discussion and reflection.
Monday, October 26, 7:00 p.m., Kearneysville
Monday, November 30, 7:00 p.m., Kearneysville
Monday, December 28, 7:00 p.m., Kearneysville
PROSE, POEMS & PHOTOS: EXPRESSING GRIEF THROUGH ART
A discussion group exploring how the emotions of grief can be revealed through forms of art (no formal artistic ability is required).
Tuesdays, September 1 - September 29, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Kearneysville
Participate in the ancient, contemplative practice of walking a labyrinth followed by a brief discussion and reflection.
Monday, August 31, 7:00 p.m., Kearneysville
Monday, September 28, 7:00 p.m., Kearneysville
PET LOSS REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
A ceremony remembering and honoring our beloved pets who have died.
Sunday, October 4, 2:00 p.m., Kearneysville
COPING WITH GRIEF AND THE HOLIDAYS
Understand and prepare for some of the challenges you might face when coping with grief during the holidays.
Tuesday, November 10, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. & 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Romney
Tuesday, November 17, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. & 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Kearneysville
Tuesday, December 8, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. & 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Romney
Tuesday, December 15, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. & 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Kearneysville
LIGHT UP A LIFE
This luminaria ceremony is an opportunity to honor and remember those who have made a difference in our lives. A brief ceremony featuring live music and a short reflection is followed by the lighting of the candles and a reading of the names of all persons being remembered or honored. (There is a fee associated with dedicating a luminaria.)
Friday, December 4, 5:15 p.m., Berkeley Springs State Park
Sunday, December 6, 4:30 p.m., Kearneysville
Tuesday, December 8, 5:15 p.m., Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney
To preregister for any support group, please contact Daniel Speis, Coordinator of Grief Support and Spiritual Care Services at email@example.com or 304.264.3902.