Gloria and Lucretia Facilitate GriefShare in Reconciliation Resources

GriefShare is a compassionate, faith-based support group created to provide solace and understanding to individuals grappling with the immense pain of losing a loved one. The unique feature of GriefShare lies in its structured approach that combines educational content, group discussion, and personal reflection to facilitate healing. Participants meet weekly, creating a supportive community that helps each other journey through the grieving process, instilling hope, and promoting recovery.

The strength of GriefShare lies in the collective empathy and wisdom of its group members. These are individuals who have also experienced the depths of loss, thus they can truly understand and resonate with the complex emotions of their peers. By providing a platform where bereaved individuals can share their experiences and pain in a non-judgmental space, GriefShare reinforces the message that no one has to navigate through the shadow of grief alone.

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GriefShare Volunteer Facilitator

I am so thrilled to be a part of GriefShare ministry. It is always a joy to be in the will of God and it was Jodi who really encouraged me in this ministry. I’m not sure when I first met Jodi, but we got to know each other better when we did an Elijah House course together. I could see she has a heart for the hurting and lost and wants to bring healing to all she can. I had lost several people in my life but when I lost my husband it was the darkest time of my life. Through the EH course she facilitated, I was learning more about praying for others and listening to the voice of God.I had done GriefShare (GS) shortly after my husband had passed but when you are so focused on your pain you can only receive so much healing and instruction. Jodi facilitated a GS that I attended a second time with the intentions of more healing but also show me the direction I should go. Why should we go through such intense pain in vain but to learn healing and comfort from God and to heal and comfort others? She helped me find my passion and ministry. So, through Reconciliation Resources I began to facilitate GS.God was merciful to me in my first session sending me Christians who were calm and loved to share. With each session since (six sessions – spring and fall) it has been very unique, extreme differences and so much hurt and pain. I had to learn to leave it all up to God. I have had people with PTSD and people from prison with addiction and gang-related problems. There have been people who have dealt with murder of family and children. GS gives the tools. I facilitate and pray, and God heals and comforts. Praise God. GS always offers Jesus as their healing, so I have been able to tell people who do not know Jesus about Jesus and lead them to salvation. It has been wonderfully hard and very much a growing experience for me and those who have attended. Those who have facilitated with me have said the same thing that we have grown and learn each time we facilitate. It’s great to be able to offer tools to help others walk this journey of Grief. Blessings! As our grief recovery program expands, many find the need for ongoing support and fellowship. Thanks to our GS alumni Marg, who resides in Waldheim, where a new GS is launching, a newly formed, previously envisioned, grief recovery alumni group is now meeting regularly.


Past GriefShare Volunteer Facilitator

I so enjoyed GriefShare when I took the class 11 years ago when my husband of 40 years passed away from cancer. I went to several groups during that first year but enjoyed the faith-based part of this one and also the videos which keep everyone on topic. I sat at Gloria’s table at the Bibleville Christmas Party at the Rock Church in December the previous year. Somehow the topic came up after I shared, I’d lost my partner. I kept her number and called to see if I could help that next Fall. I had known Jodi from my sister’s connection with The Neighbourhood Church. It’s interesting how things fall into place.Through helping Gloria, I have been reminded that grief does last a lifetime, but the deep hurts and pain can be lessened, and we can go on to have the fulfilling life God intended. Death is a part of life here on earth also and everyone will eventually experience it. Once we’ve experienced such deep pain God also says we can and should help others as they experience similar things.


GriefShare Volunteer Facilitator


GriefShare Volunteer and Facilitator

I'm Marg Fair. I started facilitating GriefShare in Waldheim in 2019. I had previously attended two RR GriefShare in the Neighborhood Church Cafe after the passing of my husband in 2018. Gloria, Lucretia and Donna B. were compassionate facilitators. I couldn't do grief alone, I needed people who could understand my pain. I started a widdows' GriefShare alumni called Soul Sisters. I have facilitated three RR GriefShares alone and two co-facilitating with Gloria at Arcadia Funeral Home.


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