“Hope for the Holidays” is a FREE program held for persons who have experienced the death of a loved one and are dreading the upcoming holiday season. During the month of November, events will be held at the following locations:
Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 9:00 am-Noon Physicians Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center — Alabaster, AL
Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9:00 am-Noon Fellowship Hall, Trinity United Methodist Church — Homewood, AL
Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 pm Fellowship Hall, Bethel Baptist Church — Pratt City, AL
Keynote speaker, Steve Sweatt, LPC/LMFT and Community Grief Support Clinical Director, will share inspirational ideas and practical coping tips as he tells of “The Healing Power of Stories.” Guests will be able to find hope for and cope with life’s celebrations – not just from Thanksgiving through New Year’s, but for all those special days throughout the year that touch our hearts.
“Hope for the Holidays” is co-sponsored by Hospice Services of Alabama, Community Grief Support, Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes and Cemeteries, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, and Bethel Baptist Church of Pratt City. Each program includes a panel discussion of loss survivors and inspirational music by Ruth and Naomi Senior Outreach. Attendees are invited to bring a small photo of their loved one to place on the remembrance table for a candle lighting ceremony. A light meal will be served. For reservations, please call 205-870-8667.