Welcome to St. Andrew Lutheran Church’s Support Groups. During the pandemic, our sessions are hosted via zoom. For more information and updates on upcoming programming, please contact Pastor Peter Johnson.
Southwest Grief Coalition
Age Range: Adults
Date/Times: Mondays, starting April 12 at 6:30–7:45 PM
Description: You are not alone. Losing someone we love is one of life’s most challenging passages. The churches of the Southwest Grief Coalition including St. Andrew work closely together to provide support and education for those who would like to come and learn about the process of grief in a caring, supportive, and confidential setting.
This session will be hosted conveniently on Zoom for six consecutive Monday evenings from 6:30-7:45 PM. Please see www.swgriefcoalition.org for more information and the registration link.
For more information visit the Southwest Grief Coalition website.
Contact: Pastor Peter Johnson
NAMI Family Support Group
Age Range: Adults
Days/Times: Due to the pandemic, St. Andrew is not hosting NAMI support groups. Please see the NAMI webpage to find a virtual group.
Description: For families struggling with a loved one who is challenged with the reality of mental illness, the group venue provides support and learning from shared experiences. No cost. Facilitators are Nancy Omdahl, Laura Jamaar, and Carol Webster.
Contact: Carol Webster or at 952.426.0343
Suicide Bereavement Support Group
Age Range: 18 or older
Days/Times: Meeting virtually, 1st Tues & 3rd Thurs of each month, 7:00–9:00 PM
Description: This support group aims to provide a safe, accepting and non-judgmental place for people struggling with the challenge of suicide loss. Leadership of this support group have experienced personal loss of their own and have received specialized training.
Contact: Tammy Sperr