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Caring Ministry

"Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest." - Matthew 11:28

Avenues for Growing Through Grief

Help for Hurting Hearts

We recognize that grief and loss come in all forms. This group is designed for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. All are welcome, regardless of church affiliation.

Winter 2024 Session: Sundays, Jan 28 - Mar 3, 2:30-4 pm, Room 205
Spring 2024 Session: Thursdays, Apr 4 - May 9, 11:30 am - 1 pm, Room 205

Participants will have the opportunity to share about their loved ones while learning about the grief journey, coping techniques, and theories on grief over six consecutive weeks of grief support. 

Registration opens one month prior to the start date of each session.

Contact Karen Varner at to express interest or ask questions.

Life After...

losing a husband/partner.  A monthly space to share a cup of coffee and support one another through grief and growth in a casual gathering for women at every stage of losing their life partner.  This is not a class but an open, safe, and loving space for sharing and support as we learn to flourish and live. 

Wednesdays, Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 13   •  9:30-10:30 am  •  Ogden Fellowship Hall
No registration

For questions, please contact Karen Varner at or 972.996.0138.

Caring Ministry Connections
Life After... Coffee

2nd Wednesdays, 9-10:30 am

The Center Counseling

Onsite at FUMCR

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