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Grief Support




After the death of a loved one, life can seem uncertain and hopeless. Learning to cope with the trials ahead and regaining a sense of hope is the goal of “Hope for Your Grief Journey”.


  • The support group is open to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one through death.
  • The group will meet on the third Thursday of each month.
  • The support group is ongoing and can be joined at any time.
  • It is not necessary to call ahead or register.


Dr. John D. Canine, EdD, PhD
Maximum Living Consultants


Community Presbyterian Church
4301 Monroe (at Sashabaw)
Waterford, Michigan 48329
(Across from Coats Funeral Home)
*The Grief Support Group is not affiliated with the church. They are strictly letting us use the room.


7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and Close at 8:30 p.m.


The 3rd Thursday of every month. This is an ongoing group that can be joined at any time.


January 20
February 17
March 17 

April 21
May 19
June 16

July 21
August 18
September 15

October 20
November 17
December TBD

In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve,  we have provided some helpful grief support links below: 

Crisis, Grief and Healing, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.


Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality.  The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.

Grief and Loss   

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization   

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.

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A year of daily grief support

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