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
    We have temporarily suspended our open meetings while we redevelop our leadership for this program.

    Our Men’s Small Group Step Study continues to meet on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Mosaic Room at our Oak Brook location. We plan to relaunch the full Celebrate Recovery program in early 2020. Please check our website for updated information.

    If you are interested in attending or learning more about Celebrate Recovery, please contact: Rev. Dr. Dave Bianchin | dbianchin@ChristChurch.us | 630.321.6762

     
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    GriefShare
    Support Group

    GriefShare Support Group
    Tuesdays | Jan 7 - Mar 31 | 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Oak Brook | Oak Room
    Wednesdays | Jan 8 - Apr 1 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Oak Brook | Room 262

    Thursdays | Jan 9 - Apr 2 | 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Oak Brook | Oak Room

    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. Open to all and you can join at any time.
    Contact: Jean Blidy | jblidy@christchurch.us | 630.321.3936

     

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    Alcohol-Related
    Support Groups

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

    • New Hope: Tuesdays | 8:00 p.m. | Oak Brook | Student Center
    • District 42: Every fourth Saturday | 10:00 a.m. | Oak Brook | Student Center
    • New Hope Quarterly: Quarterly | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Oak Brook | Rooms 261-263
    • Al-Anon (For friends and relatives of those struggling with alcohol abuse): Tuesdays | 7:45 - 9:00 p.m. | Oak Brook | Room 264
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    Family Mental Health Support (NAMI)

    Family Mental Health Support (NAMI)
    First and Third Mondays | 7:00 p.m. | Oak Brook | Room 264


    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