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Bridges of Hope

Published: January 17, 2019

This support group is intended to help anyone working through grief resulting from the death of a loved one.

Bridges of Hope will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m; Tuesdays mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.  at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris. The content is the same on Monday and Tuesday each week.

Session 1: February 18-19…… Overview of Grief and the Process of Grieving

Session 2: February 25-26…… Moving through Grief

Session 3: March 4-5…………… Feelings: Identifying and Dealing with Them

Session 4: March 11-12 ………. Impact of Loss and Grief

Session 5: March 18-19 ………. Coping and Strength

Session 6: March 25-26 ………. Hope and Healing

Rose Murphy, Grief Care Coordinator will be the facilitator

Each session will include information and education on some of the primary stressors associated with the death of a loved one. Content will be the same on Monday and Tuesday each week. Attend at the most convenient time. Sessions will last 1.5 hours and include a break. There will be time for questions and discussion. Dress informally/comfortably.

To registrar, please contact Pedersen Funeral Home at 320-589-3220. You are welcome to attend any or all sessions even if you did not register.

Experiencing life as a widow/widower

Published: January 1, 2019

As the new year begins, you are invited to join in an opportunity to visit with old friends and meet new ones who are also experiencing life as a widow/widower. Please join us for lunch at 12:00 noon on the following Sundays in the basement of Old Number 1 in Morris. Lunch will be on your own, ordering off the menu.

Sunday, January 13

Sunday, February 10

Sunday, March 10

Sunday, April 7

Sunday, May 5

Sunday, June 2

Sunday, July 7

Sunday, August 4

Sunday, September 15

Sunday, October 13

Sunday, November 10

Sunday, December 8

There is an elevator near the front door of Old Number 1. In case of inclement weather, please listen to KMRS/KKOK for cancellation notices.

As we visit during lunch and get to know each other, perhaps we can plan other adventures!

Feel free to invite other widows/widowers to join us; all are welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Rose at 320-589-2817.

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