Care and Support Groups

No one should go through pain and suffering alone.
Through the love of Jesus Christ, find help and hope in one of our various support groups.
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    Celebrate Recovery
    Support Group

    Celebrate Recovery

    Due to COVID-19 the Celebrate Recovery Support Groups have been postponed until further notice.  If you are interested in attending or learning more about Celebrate Recovery, or in need of speaking with one of our pastors, please do not hesitate to call:  Rev. Dr. Dave Bianchin | dbianchin@ChristChurch.us | 630.321.6762

     
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    GriefShare
    Support Group & Surviving the Holidays

    GriefShare Support Group

    Tuesdays | September 8 - December 1 | 7:00-8:00 p.m. | Oak Room
    Wednesdays | September 9 - December 2 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. | Room 262-263

     

    GriefShare is a support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them.  Weekly sessions include a video seminar followed by group discussion.   After watching the video, group discussions will take place at the time or class listed above.  A Grief Share workbook that assists you with note-taking, journaling and study can be purchased at each class location for $15.00, or on your own. 

    *Masks will be required at all times while in the building. 

    Questions, feel free to contact:  Jean Blidy at:  jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

    Register here:

     

    Surviving the Holidays

    Help and hope as you navigate the Christmas season

    Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas? Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated?

    Our Surviving the Holidays seminar is especially for people who are grieving a loved one’s death. You’ll learn:

    • How to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays
    • What to do about traditions and other coming changes
    • Helpful tips for surviving social events
    • How to discover hope for your future

    Join us for a 1 day, two hour seminar at one of the times below:

    Tuesday, November 17 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Oak Room | Oak Brook

    Wednesday, November 18 | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Room 262 | Oak Brook

    The class is free.

    Workbook cost: $5.00 

     

    If you find yourself in need of speaking with one of our pastors, please do not hesitate to call our Pastoral Care offices by contacting: Jean Blidy at:  jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936 

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    Alcohol-Related
    Support Groups

    Due to COVID-19 all A. A. support groups have been postponed until further notice.  If you find yourself in need of speaking with one of our pastors, please do not hesitate to call our Pastoral Care offices by contacting:  

    Jean Blidy | jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

     

     

     

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    Family Mental Health Support (NAMI)

    Family Mental Health Support (NAMI)
     

    Due to COVID-19 all Family Mental Health Support (NAMI) groups have been postponed until further notice.  If you find yourself in need of speaking with one of our pastors, please do not hesitate to call our Pastoral Care offices by contacting:  

    Jean Blidy | jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

     

     

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    Stephen Ministry
    Lonely? Experiencing a Difficult Time?

    STEPHEN MINISTRY

    Are You Stressed? Discouraged? Feeling Down? You don’t have to go through difficult times alone. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide you with confidential, one-to-one, Christian care and support to help you get through a tough time. So don’t keep it all inside and struggle alone. Our Stephen Ministers are there to care. To find out more about Stephen Ministry:

    Contact: Dave Bianchin | dbianchin@christchurch.us | 630.321.6762