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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    GriefShare
    Support Group

    GriefShare Support Group
    Tuesdays | May 1 - July 31 | 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Oak Brook
    Wednesdays | May 2- August 1 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.


    Despite it being part of life, death is never easy. It hurts to lose someone and it may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future. This 13-week class features video seminars with experts, focused group discussions and personal study and reflection that can help you face your challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.

    Contact: Jean Blidy | jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

    Register for one of our groups:

         

     

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    Alcohol-Related
    Support Groups

    We offer several meeting times for anyone struggling with alcohol abuse:

    • Monday Nooners: Mondays, 12:00 pm | Room 264
    • New Hope: Tuesdays, 8:00 pm | Student Center
    • District 42: Every fourth Saturday | 10:00 am | Room 152 (Mosaic Room)
    • New Hope Quarterly: Quarterly | 9:00 am-12:00 pm | Rooms 261-263
    • Al-Anon (For friends and relatives of those struggling with alcohol abuse): Tuesdays | 7:45-9:00 pm | Room 264
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    Mental Illness Family Support
    One Mind One Heart

    Mental Ilness Family Support Group: One Mind One Heart
    First and Third Mondays | 7:00 p.m. | Oak Brook | Room 259


    Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. This faith-based casual, drop-in support group is run by NAMI trained facilitators for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

    Contact: Jean Blidy | jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

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    Stephen Ministry
    Lonely? Experiencing a Difficult Time?

    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: Lisa Capozzoli | lcapozzoli@christchurch.us | 630.321.6764 

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    Hope and Healing
    After a Cancer Diagnosis

    Hope And Healing: Cancer Support Group
    Sundays | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Oak Brook | Room 261


    A cancer diagnosis can trigger a strong emotional response that often leads to loneliness and isolation. Co-led by Rick Glyman, Pastor of Adult Ministry and Care and Susan Warmerdam, Stage 4 cancer conqueror, these meetings are a place to find hope, guidance, purpose and ultimately healing throughout your treatment.

    Contact: Jean Blidy | jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

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    Breast Cancer Support Group

    Breast Cancer Support Group

    This group offers one-on-one support that focuses on the emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of dealing with breast cancer from those who have made the journey.

    Contact: Jean Blidy | jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

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    Refocus Relationship Workshop

    Next Session's Dates Coming Soon

    Whether you have recently ended a long-term relationship, are in the process of  contemplating one or divorced, you are likely overwhelmed with emotions and not sure how to process it all. This 6-session workshop starts the healing by providing you with the tools begin the healing process while encouraging you to consider God’s plan for your future.

    Contact: Joyce McAndrew | 630.321.6761 | jmcandrew@christchurch.us