Bereavement Events & Groups

The Faith Hospice Bereavement Team offers a number of ways you can receive ongoing support throughout your grief journey, from virtual and in-person counseling to our annual Memorial Service, you can participate in ways that work best for you.
 
 

 BEREAVEMENT 

Events

 

For questions regarding Bereavement Events, please call (616) 822-7705.

Service of Remembrance and Butterfly Release


Service of Remembrance and Butterfly Release

We hope you, your family, and friends will join us to remember and honor loved ones at our summer Memorial Service. 

 June 14th at 7:00pm

FRONTLINE BIBLE CHURCH

8283 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

ONE BUTTERFLY WILL BE PROVIDED PER FAMILY.

To RSVP:
Please call 616-822-7705 or email:
gail.hengeveld@faithhospicecare.org

BEREAVEMENT CARE

Support Groups

 

For questions regarding Bereavement Support Groups, please call (616) 235-5122 or download our brochure.

Loss of a Spouse/Partner


For those who have experienced a loss within the last 13 months.

IN-PERSON GROUPS

Where: Groups meet at 2100 Raybrook SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546   2nd Floor Training Room

When: Mondays
August 15 & 29,
September 12 & 26,
October 10 & 31,
November 14 & 28,
December 12

Times: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

Loss of Parent / Family Member


For those who have experienced a loss
within the last 13 months.

VIRTUAL GROUPS

When: Wednesdays

August 3,
September 7,
October 5,
November 2,
December 7

Times: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

Rebuilding Our Lives


An ongoing support group for those that are 13 months and beyond in their grief journey and are focused on walking back into life.

VIRTUAL GROUPS

When: Wednesdays
August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7

Times: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

IN-PERSON GROUPS

When: Mondays
August 1, September 19*, October 3, November 7, December 5

*Date change due to Labor Day

Times: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Grief Art Journaling


A 3-PART WORKSHOP

For anyone who has experienced a loss within the last 13 months.

When: Tuesdays 

  • August 16
  • October 18
  • November 29

Time: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Children’s Support Services


FAITH HOSPICE CHILDREN’S IN-PERSON GRIEF SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT:

Please Call Jenny Gruppen 616-401-5221 

Coping with the Holidays Workshops


IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

Groups meet at 2100 Raybrook SE,Grand Rapids, MI 495462nd Floor, Room 202

Day: November 7,
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Evening: November 17,
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Bereavement Care Resources

Grief Support Center Project