"Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest." - Matthew 11:28
We welcome the following outside support groups that meet regularly at FUMCR. As always, church membership is not a requirement to attend meetings.
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)
Wednesdays, 7 pm, Room 212
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
More about the Richardson Big Book Group
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
2nd Saturday of each month (Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 13, Dec 11), 2-4 pm, meeting virtually
Regularly scheduled meetings are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for a care-partner of persons with Alzheimer's disease. The goal is to help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Support Groups are led by trained volunteer facilitators.
For more information, contact Judy Williams at Judy@JKWillHome.net or Karen Risser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alzheimer’s Association is available for presentations on the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s, Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, and others. View a list of Available Programs online. Call 800.272.3900 anytime to speak with master’s level care consultants who can offer decision-making support, crisis assistance, and education on issues families face every day.
Codependientes Anonimos (Co-Dependents Anonymous in Spanish)
Fridays, 7 pm, Room 210
Contact: Nicole - 469.468.4105 / email@example.com
Compulsive Eaters Anonymous (CEAHOW)
Mondays, 7 pm, meeting virtually
Saturdays, 9 am, meeting virtually
Contact: Pat - firstname.lastname@example.org
MA (Marijuana Anonymous)
Those struggling with habitual marijuana use, dependency or addiction and their family members.
Open: visitors (support/non-addicts/employees) allowed on the first meeting of the month only.
Closed: for those who have a desire to quit using marijuana on all other Sundays of the month.
Contacts: Beth F - 469.219.1538, email@example.com or Colette R - 214.223.2842 or marijuana-anonymous.org
Beginners, Discussion, Non-smoking, Wheelchair Accessible, Closed, English
Schizophrenia Support Group
Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm, continuing online
Contact Deborah at BetterMindMethods@gmail.com for the link to the Zoom room. First names only are used in meetings.
Additional External Resources
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION - Local support groups and information
DIABETES ASSOCIATION - Information and support
I CAN SURVIVE - Cancer survivors email group
Caring Ministry This Week