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Pastoral Care: Grief, Death & Dying

hotlines, guidelines and crisis intervention contacts; and support for pastoral care for children, tweens, teens, families, differently abled persons, elders and folks with memory concerns; including mindfulness, personal care and volunteer support

Books

Download the Reader's Guide for Groups & Individuals

Create a “Death over Dessert” Club with this

Virtual Discussion Guide

 

Join the Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York

for a year-long book study.

What's Your Grief? Offers resources for coping with the death of particular family members or friends; online grief support courses; CEU for care-givers; and options for sharing personal grief. They also offer 64 Children’s Books About Death and Grief.

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The Art of Dying     Beside Still Waters: Favorite Prayers, Poems, and Scriptures to Calm the Soul     From the Depths: Prayers for Grieving the Loss of a Partner                    Pandemic Prayers     Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement     Texting Through Cancer          When a Friend Dies 2019     

Blogs, Podcasts & Articles

Taking Time to Grieve by UMC's Jody Thone includes Four Steps of Lament.

Webinars & Trainings

Mount Olivet Conference and Retreat Center invites folks to Tending to Ambiguous Losses in Uncertain Times led by Luther Seminary Professor Carla Dahl.

Thursday, November 12; 6:30-8:30 PM (CST)

Websites

What's Your Grief? Offers resources for coping with the death of particular family members or friends; online grief support courses; CEU for care-givers; and options for sharing personal grief.

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance from FEMA: FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020. Applications will be accepted starting April 12. Please share this resource with loved ones of those who passed away of COVID and had a funeral at your church.