Caregivers Support Group

If you help care for another adult, whether or not that person lives in your home, in a nursing home, or in their own home, you are a caregiver. Caregiving for a loved one can leave you frustrated and angry at times. That’s normal -- but you don’t have to go through it alone. 

We invite you to join us for our monthly Caregivers Support Group which meets the 1st Monday of every month, from 2-3:30 pm in the Parlor. For more information, please click here.

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Single Parenting Care Group

Being a parent is one of life’s great blessings, but it can also be difficult, draining and sometimes overwhelming. To offer support, hope and strength for single parents, Faith offers a free weekly care group every Tuesday evening. Bring your kid(s) and enjoy a free dinner together from 6-7 pm. Then drop them off in one of our age-appropriate rooms for childcare, homework help, or youth activities … and head off to the care group from 7-8 pm.

Parents will have the opportunity to connect with other single parents in a safe and nurturing environment. The group will address a variety of topics including self-care, boundaries, finances and much more. The class is open to everyone in the community, so feel free to invite friends and neighbors.

 

Faith Community occasionally partners with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to offer different care groups. All classes are FREE and open to the public. Each class also includes a free dinner and childcare. 

NOTE: Currently we are not offering NAMI Family to Family or NAMI Family & Friends classes. Please check back later for updates regarding when new classes will be scheduled.

NAMI Basics

This 6-week class will educate parents and family caregivers of children and teens who are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness or who have already been diagnosed. The class will help you gain an understanding of current treatments and public resources, and teach you how to manage crises, communicate effectively, and advocate for your child's rights at school and in health-care settings. NAMI Basics is offered in a group setting so you can connect with other people dealing with similar issues.

The class will meet for six weeks on Tuesdays, January 14 - February 18 from 6:00-8:30 pm. There is an optional free dinner available before the class, and free childcare is available during the class. For more more details and registration information, please visit our NAMI Basics event page.

NAMI Family to Family

Do you have a loved one who is affected by anxiety or depression? Do you struggle with communicating with them or how best to support them without enabling them? Family to Family is a 12-week care group for family members who have a loved one experiencing or suspected of having a mental health disorder. 

NAMI Family & Friends

NAMI Family & Friends is a 4-hour Informational Seminar that informs and supports people who have loved ones suffering from anxiety or other mental health conditions. Participants learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. 

On Our Own Widow's Support Group

If you are a widow, and would like to get together with other ladies who understand, we meet monthly at 9:30 am on the third Friday of every month at the Original Pancake House at Union Center. Please contact Ann at   with any questions. 

Widower's Support Group

Our men's Widowers Support Group meets at 9:30 am on the first Friday of every month at Coffee Beans and Brew, at 7051 Yankee Drive, in Liberty Township. This group is for those who have lost their spouse, whether recently or long ago. It is open to the community, and will be led by Skip Barker. Please contact Ann at   with any questions.