What to Expect
Grief & Healing
Help & Guidance
The Moments Before & After Death
Preparing for the Funeral Service
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There has been an ever-increasing desire to expand traditional roles beyond "at-need" and "pre-need" services into "after-need" or post funeral services for the bereaved. Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. provides bereavement services for the families we serve.
Grief Support Groups:
JOURNEY TO HEALING
Facilitated by Grane Hospice bereavement staff, Journey to Healing is a time of fellowship and support for people who have experienced loss in their life. It is an opportunity to share your experience, if you are comfortable, and to provide comfort and caring to others in need.
Journey to Healing is open to anyone who would like to attend and is free of charge.
This program will be held at Elmcroft of Shippensburg on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 3:00 p.m.
Elmcroft of Shippensburg is located at 129 Walnut Bottom Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257. For more information, please contact: Stacy Beck, Bereavement Counselor, (717) 763-4001, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It is open to anyone experiencing grief due to the loss of a loved one. You are welcome to join anytime throughout the dates.
Shippensburg First Church of God, Church Basement
121 East King Street, Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phil & Bonnie Myers, Facilitators
Call (717) 532-8421 to register.
First United Methodist Church, Room 134
225 South Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
For more information call (717) 263-8491 ext. 207 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation provides grief education and support programs for individuals and families who are grieving the death of a loved one. In addition to Drew's Hope, a grief and loss support program for children, teens and families, with locations in Shippensburg and Greencastle, PA, the foundation also offers resources at the DMTF Center for Grieving Families, located at 7 S. Earl St., Shippensburg, PA, which includes grief support groups, community workshops and educational programming, and a grief and loss lending library of books and DVDs for both children and adults.
The Program is biweekly and runs for seven weeks in both the fall and spring. It is held on the campus of Shippensburg University and Greencastle Antrim Middle School. Each session includes a complimentary dinner, followed by separate support sessions for children, teens, and adults.
For more information, contact the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation at 717 532-8922 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS OFFERED BY THE DREW MICHAEL TAYLOR FOUNDATION.
1st Thursday of the month -Substance Abuse Death. Meets in the Parlor of Central Presbyterian Church, 40 L.W.W., Chambersburg, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
2nd Thursday of the month, Griefknits, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. DMTF Center for Grieving Families.
Wednesday Mornings, Coffee, Crafting & Conversation. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. DMTF Center for Grieving Families.
3rd Thursday of the month - Substance Abuse Death. 7:00-8:30 p.m. DMTF Center for Grieving Families.
4th Thursday of the month - Bereaved Parents, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. DMTF Center for Grieving Families.
The DMTF Center for Grieving Families is located at 7 S. Earl Street, Shippensburg. For more information please call (717) 532-8922.
Parental Loss Support Group
When: The 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: AseraCare Hospice, 75 S. Houcks Road, Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17109
Open: To anyone who has lost a mother or father within the last year
AseraCare Hospice offers supoort groups aimed at helping individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. We recognize that there is strength in numbers, and for a person who is grieving, a support group offers hope and encouragement. Connecting with other people who have lost a loved one can be beneficial to all who travel a journey of grief.
If you are interested, please call Andrea Yingling, Bereavement Coordinator, 717 541-4466.
Please register before attending.
Highmark Caring Place
A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents and Their Families. For more information please visit their website at www.highmarkcaringplace.com
Widow to Widow Lunch Group
When: 2nd Monday of each month
Where: Bonanza Restaurant (located in the Chambersburg Mall)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This is an on-going support group that meets to provide an opportunity for widows to share and learn about grief and the journey it brings. Each month will feature a topic related to healing your grief. Each person is responsible for the cost of their meal. Meeting will be in the private dining area of the restaurant. For more information and to register, contact Kim McCurdy at 717 217-3527.
SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care and Hospice
Each of our bereavement and grief support programs are available at no cost and are open to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com or call us toll free at 1.855.817.3085.