Grief support series set

Published 10:44 pm Thursday, May 26, 2016

R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory will offer a seven-week series about the grieving process to give people the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings in an environment of understanding and empathy.

The sessions are free and open to the public and will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 7 to July 19. Books will be provided at no charge, but advance registration is required so that enough books can be ordered.

The classes will be held at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 11414 General Mahone Highway, in Wakefield. Call 757-899-2971 to register.

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The Reverend Nancy Moore will facilitate the classes. She has an in-depth counseling background in serving families in a pastoral and grief loss capacity. She is a Registered Nurse, holds a Master of Divinity degree, and is a Doctor of Ministry candidate at Campbell University School of Divinity.

The following schedule has been set:

June 7 — Sharing Our Story and Losses We Never Considered

June 14 — Stages of Grief and Problems in Grieving and Recovery

June 21 — Adjusting to Our Loss and Saying Goodbye

June 28 — Recovering and Growing Through Our Loss

July 5 — Will I Ever Be the Same?

July 12 — Finding Hope and Helping Others with Their Losses

July 19 — Closing Dinner (location to be determined)