The Anxiety/Depression Support Group is a safe place for you to encounter God's healing during your journey to a healthier life, free from anxiety and depression. During the meetings, we explore strategies for overcoming anxiety and depression through education, self-exploration, book studies and group discussions. We support each other by sharing personal challenges in this small caring community as we strive for healthier lives. No registration required.
Please email Victoria Edmondson for more information.
For questions about Depression Support Group call Victoria Edmondson , or email using the form below.
This support group offers resources for people affected by mood disorders. Our support groups are a great place to regain self-confidence, find emotional support and simply be among people who understand.
We are meeting online Thursdays at 7pm via Zoom. Contact Ashly Cooley for more information.
For questions about Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Overland Park (DBSA) call Fred Reynolds at 913-402-7038, or email using the form below.
This educational program is for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. The group not only provides critical information and strategies for taking care of the person you love, but you'll also find out that you're not alone.
This group begins meeting in person Thursday, Sept. 10. Email John Thompson for more information.
For questions about NAMI: Family to Family call James McMillian at (913) 544-0249, or email using the form below.
We believe investing in physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being is crucial to living into God’s call for your life. When we find ourselves amid challenging seasons, it can take a community to remind us that God’s plan for us includes a “future filled with hope.” Remember:
If you are concerned about your safety or the safety of others, we encourage you to call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room. In addition, there are several other crisis resources available to you. Several are listed below.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Crisis Text Line is a United States nonprofit organization providing free crisis intervention via SMS message. The organization’s services are available 24 hours a day every day throughout the US by texting 741741.
Johnson County Mental Health Center maintains professional clinical staff on duty 24-hours-a-day to provide mental health Emergency Services to Johnson County residents.
Assessments provided by appointment.
Our Congregational Care pastors are here to offer support for all aspects of life, including those times that feel the darkest. To get connected with pastoral care, please call (913) 544-0712. If there is an urgent need for pastoral care after office hours, please call our pager number: (913) 544-0799. The pastor on call will return your page as soon as possible.
Our Counseling Ministries also works to help connect our church family and community with mental health resources. This includes referrals to mental health professionals on our approved referral list as well as on-site counseling with graduate interns. Submit a request for a counseling referral here.
This guide is designed to give you and those around you the tools to make sure you’re planning, collaborating, and expending energy in a way that draws you closer together. We hope that by using this guide, families are better equipped to identify and share their emotional experiences with each other. We hope people will be more comfortable reaching out for help and more comfortable extending a hand to help others. If this sounds like something you’d appreciate, this guide is for you. Download it here.
The Anxiety and Depression Support Group is a safe place where God's healing can take place during your journey to a healthier life, free from anxiety and depression. During the meetings, we explore strategies for overcoming anxiety and depression through education, self-exploration, book studies, and group discussions. We support each other by sharing personal challenges in this small caring community as we strive for healthier lives. No registration required. We look forward to seeing you. Visit our webpage for details.
This group is for those who have lost loved ones to suicide. We will honor those people that we have lost, while offering a space for you to grieve and share as you feel comfortable. Please feel free to invite others to this gathering if you feel that they would benefit. Material will be appropriate for teenagers and older.
We can’t take away the pain of your loss, but we can help guide you through some of your grief, alongside those who have experienced a similar tragedy. Sharing and listening with others who’ve walked in similar shoes can truly make a difference. Visit our webpage for more details.
The books below are recommended by the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
Bob Baugher, Ph.D., and Jack Jordan, Ph.D., 2002.
This excellent handbook is organized chronologically to follow the days, weeks, and months after a suicide loss. It includes straightforward information about psychiatric disorders, when to seek professional help, and practical strategies for coping and healing.
U.S. Senator Gordon H. Smith, 2006.
A personal account by the U.S. Senator from Oregon, whose 21-year-old son took his own life, and whose speech on the Senate floor led to overwhelming bipartisan support for the passage of the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act, which increased federal funding to prevent youth suicide.
Rebecca Anderson (Author/Suicide Loss Survivor), Laurie Phillips (Artist/Storyteller), 2016.
This beautifully illustrated 5-book set depicts the aftermath of a husband/father’s suicide through the eyes and in the words of his wife and children (ages 19, 7, and 5).
The brief books Becky, Pattie, Aidan, and Will explore the feelings of suicide loss survivors of any age and the healing power of art. The fifth book, Parenting the Suicide Survivors’ Club, is a short memoir by mom Rebecca that reflects the challenges of holding a family together as the sole remaining parent.
Linda H. Kilburn, M.S.W., 2008.
A clinical hospice social worker and survivor of her daughter’s suicide, Kilburn offers practical advice for well-meaning friends and family who want to reach out and be supportive after a suicide, but aren’t sure what to do or say.
Christopher Lukas and Henry Seiden, 2007.
Co-authored by a psychologist and a survivor of multiple suicide losses, this book is written with sensitivity and understanding. The authors offer simple, constructive suggestions for healing, along with straightforward information and a message of hope.
For questions about Crisis Prevention call Fred Reynolds at 913-402-7038, or email using the form below.
We offer two ongoing support groups for those affected by cancer. Both groups meet via Zoom at this time.
1st Thursdays | 5:30-7 pm
The Men's Cancer Support Group is a monthly ministry for men in all stages of cancer treatment, offering emotional and spiritual support. This group is led by Congregational Care Minister David Contag.
4th Thursdays | 6:30
The Women's Cancer Prayer Support Group, or Glow Girls (God Loving Optimistic Women), is a monthly ministry for women who are currently experiencing cancer treatment or learning to adjust to life after treatment. The ministry offers women of all ages prayerful comfort, encouragement, support and the compassion of new friendships. God walks with us as we journey through cancer and we feel this presence as we travel through both dark valleys and bright meadows. This group is led by Congregational Care Minister Sharon Lovell.
Please email Ashly Cooley or call 913.544.0238 for more information.
For questions about Cancer Support Groups call Fred Reynolds at 913-402-7038, or email using the form below.
Resurrection is offering two forms of Caregiver Support Groups online. Please refer to the information below for how to gain access to those meetings.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 3 pm: Pastor Claire Saunders Clough will lead Zoom meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays for all caregivers. For information about these meetings, please email Claire at Claire.firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 2 pm: Amy Yeager, LMSW KU ADC will lead Zoom meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays for care partners of those who are caring for someone with dementia. For information about these meetings, please call Amy at (913) 945-7663.
For questions about Caregiver Support Groups call Claire Saunders Clough at (913) 232-4124, or email using the form below.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, this group will not be meeting until further notice.
This support group is available for individuals with mild stage Alzheimer's or other dementia to discuss diagnosis, challenges presented by memory issues, learn new tips to compensate and promote wellness strategies.
If you are interested in this group, please contact Michelle Niedens at 913-945-7310 for a required pre-attendance conversation.
For questions about Early Stage Support Group call Claire Saunders Clough at (913) 232-4124, or email using the form below.
The Health Concerns Support Group is for anyone who has experienced or is currently going through health issues, as well as healthcare providers. Dealing with health concerns can be a time of great frustration, sadness and isolation, and Congregational Care is taking steps to address your concerns, provide spiritual and emotional support and to make a positive difference in your life. The Health Concerns Support Group is open to any health compromised person and/or caregiver and health care providers who will respect the right to privacy of those sharing within the group.
For questions about Health Concerns Support Group call Fred Reynolds at 913-402-7038, or email using the form below.
For safety during this stay-at-home time, this group will not meet until further notice; although Zoom meetings may be scheduled.
This support group meets every 4th Thursday (except November and December) to help people struggling to heal from tick-borne diseases. The public is invited to come learn about tick-borne diseases, ways to prevent them, symptoms, and treatments that patients are finding helpful. Special events are held throughout the year to raise Lyme Awareness in the Kansas City Metro area.
For questions about Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City call Michelle Varhola at (913) 544-0702, or email using the form below.
Email Tom Langhofer for information about online meetings.
Zoom Meeting ID: 815 6372 5014
The issues live in our tissues. Y12SR combines the practical tools of the 12-step program with the ancient wisdom of yoga. Combining the two creates a model that truly addresses addiction as the physical, mental & spiritual dis-ease that it is.
Y12SR is a 12-step based discussion and yoga practice open to anyone dealing with their own addictive behavior or affected by the addiction behavior of others. This is an open and inclusive group; all "A's" are welcome! Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
This class is led by Yoga Informed Recovery Coach, Eric Perowsky. For more information, visit www.ericperowsky.com
For questions about Y12SR: The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery call Eric Perowsky at 913-707-3061, or email using the form below.
This course includes practical strategies for women stuck in regret, bitterness, anger, sadness or fear of divorce.
The next session meets Wednesdays, Sept. 9 – Nov. 11 via Zoom. Please email Carol Swift for more information. The book can be ordered from The Well Bookstore which is offering shipping or curbside pickup - click here for the Bookstore.
For questions about Mid-Life Divorce Recovery for Women call Carol Swift
A special ministry for single moms that provides a community to develop and grow friendships, gain knowledge on how to successfully navigate the issues single moms face, and to find peace, love, joy and faith in their journey.
We are currently not meeting in person due to COVID, but we are finding other ways to connect and support each other. For more information, please email Angela Paul. We look forward to meeting you!
For questions about Single Mom's Group call Angela Paul at n/a, or email using the form below.
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