Brunswick Reformed Church

where the love of Jesus is transforming lives


  GriefShare is a thirteen week video seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them.  It’s a place to be around people who understand what you are feeling.  At GriefShare, you’ll learn valuable information about recovering from your grief and renewing your hope for the future.  Gina Koch is the primary facilitator.  See the schedule below or contact the church office regarding current and future meeting dates for GriefShare.




Facilitators: Gina Koch, Linda Scoby, and Jan Roe




Weekly topics will include:





Registration fee: $0.00 (includes workbook)

Child care is NOT provided.

You are welcome to begin attending our GriefShare group at any point.  Each weekly session is "self-contained", so you do not have to attend in sequence.  You will be able to pick up any sessions you missed in our next 13-week cycle.

     January 7, 2019                  Is This Normal?

   January 14, 2019                  Challenges of Grief


   January 21, 2019                  The Journey of Grief Part One

   January 28, 2019                  The Journey of Grief Part Two

   February 4, 2019                  Grief and Your Relationships

 February 11, 2019                  Why?

 February 18, 2019                  Guilt and Anger

 February 25, 2019                  Complicating Factors

       March 4, 2019                  Stuck

     March 11, 2019                  Lessons of Grief Part One

     March 18, 2019                  Lessons of Grief Part Two

     March 25, 2019                  Heaven

         April 1, 2019                  What Do I Live for Now?



GRIEFSHARE meets Monday evenings, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Green Room (Education Wing) at
Brunswick Reformed Church, 3535 Grafton Road, Brunswick OH 44212.





Surviving the Holidays seminar

This year the seminar material will be covered during the regular Monday
meeting on November 12, from 7-9 p.m.

This seminar gives practical advice on dealing with grief and the holidays.  There's a 40 minute video followed by a time of group discussion.

Who Is on the Video?

You’ll see interviews with Lois Rabey, Dr. Robert De Vries, Dr. Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge, Sabrina Black, Sue Lutz, H. Norman Wright, Dr. Paul Tripp and others. In addition, you’ll hear many personal testimonies of people who’ve faced the holidays while grieving.

What Topics Are Covered?

At a Surviving the Holidays session, participants will discover practical answers to these and other questions:
•Is it normal to feel so depressed during the holidays?
•How do I deal with the pain of the holidays?
•How do I decide what activities I’ll participate in this holiday season?
•Should I accept or decline invitations to holiday parties?
•What should I do if I get emotional at a party or event?
•How can God and others help me this holiday season?
•Will I ever enjoy the holidays again?

No cost or registration required.