“Every great loss demands that we choose life again. We need to grieve in order to do this. The pain we have not grieved over will always stand between us and life. When we don’t grieve, a part of us becomes caught in the past.”
– Rachel Naomi Remen
The Sunday Healing Circles for Grief and Loss is at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church is in Room S-300. A light lunch will be served and child care is available with advance notice. This Circle will continue two Sundays a month through May; please see the full calendar for more information.
Please see below for a list of proposed topics for this series of the Sunday Circles. We invite you to share about what brought you here and your situation relevant to each Circle’s topic (see below). To prepare you may try to capture important aspects of your experience in four to five sentences. Please write it down and bring it to share in circle.
There is also a Grief and Loss Circle at St. Paul’s in The Parlor (room S-214) on the second floor of the sanctuary building from 6:00 to 7:30 on Wednesday evenings. Child care is available with advance notice. Please email Susan for and/or see the full calendar for more information. That Circle will also occur two Wednesdays a month through May.
May 21 When the mourning is over
Introduction to Process/Agreements
Enter Circle: Welcome, Opening Poem or Prayer
Check In: What is on your heart today?
Heart Sharing: (Topic listed above)
Harvesting/Check out: What group wisdom are you taking with you today?
Assignment: Consider – Have you accepted the reality of your loss?