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Divorced/Separated? DivorceCare is a 13 week seminar/support group that will help you heal from the hurt. It’s a warm, caring environment led by people who understand what you are going through. Gain hope for your future. Contact contact Martha Saunders at 434-277-5577 or email her at martha.saunders13@gmail.com) for more information. The next session will start Tues., Oct. 30, 2018, 6:30-8:30pm in the Minnie Stinnett Classroom. You may join the group at any time. It is free and open to the community.
Grief Support Group (GriefShare currently not meeting)
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Meeting time: Jan. 14, 2018-April 15, 2018 on Sundays from 3-5pm in the former parsonage – home adjacent to the church – 619 Fletchers Level Road, Amherst)
Clifford Baptist Church has sponsored a Grief Support Group called “GriefShare”. This is a 13 week video seminar which features Christian experts and real-life stories of people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This is combined with small group discussion time and weekly Bible Study to result in an experience of hope and healing for the participant. This is open to the community. If you are interested, please contact Martha Saunders at 434-277-5577 or email her at martha.saunders13@gmail.com by Jan. 14th to register. Free event.
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A GriefShare “Surviving the Holidays” seminar will be held in the church Social Hall on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 3-5pm. This seminar offers practical, actionable strategies for making it through the holiday season. At this 2 hour seminar, you’ll view a video featuring advice from people in grief who’ve faced the holidays after their loss. You’ll hear insights from respected Christian counselors, pastors, and psychologists. You’ll receive a Holiday Survival Guide with practical strategies, encouraging words, helpful exercises, Q/As. and journaling ideas for daily survival through the holiday season. This is a free event.
Cancer Support Group
Meeting time:
First Thursday of each month(excluding July & August) – meeting in the Conference Room (lower level of the previous parsonage) This group is for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, friends, relatives of cancer patients or any others interested. Please invite those in the community who are affected by cancer to join this group! For more information, please contact Liz Alcock, (434) 665-4025 or e-mail her at 21dancingfeet@gmail.com.
Meeting Time: Temporarily Postponed
The Seeds of Hope (SOH) Infertility Support Group offers support to those that have or are dealing with infertility and associated issues (e.g. miscarriage, treatment, etc.). This women’s only group seeks to find biblical hope and truth as we handle the grief, circumstances, and the waiting that often comes with infertility. The content is centered on Biblically based studies, resources, and discussion as we seek to provide encouragement and emotional support.
The Seeds of Hope Infertility Support Group offers a place for safe disclosure, confidentiality, and respect. The leaders and participants do not provide therapy or entertain topics beyond the scope of the group and the expertise therein.
We’d love for you to join our Facebook group @seedsofhopesg, follow us on Instagram @seedsofhopesg and check out our new website https://seedsofhopesg.wixsite.com/seedsofhopesg for updates, events and resources.
Kristy and Taylor can be contacted at seedsofhopesg@gmail.com with questions or comments.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Meeting Time: Every Sunday night in the Conference Room (lower level of previous parsonage).
The Clifford Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Sunday night at 7:00pm in the church office conference room (lower level of previous parsonage – AA sign in front yard). For more information, please contact Wally L. at 434-946-7338 or Hazel B. at 434-946-9569.