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Bethany Community Church group
Fridays at 7:00 pm

Next meeting

Friday, May 14, 2021 • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm • Meeting online View meeting schedule

Group location

Meeting online

This group is currently meeting online. Please register or contact the group contact person for more information.

What to expect when attending an online group

The GriefShare experience

Watch this video to learn what it’s like to join a GriefShare group.

Group details

Contact person

Patty Vandekamp, Bethany Church - Director of Pastoral Care
905-937-5300 ext 203 Send message


$20.00 (Includes workbook)

Meeting online

Currently meeting online

Child care

Not available

Church sponsor

Bethany Community Church
905-937-5300 Website

Greetings everyone

We are looking forward to meeting you and so happy that you have found our GriefShare Recovery Program.

Please note that the GriefShare program will me meeting online until further notice. Please contact Patty Vandekamp to register and for further details.

We ALL face struggles at one time or another AND we need the help of God and others to face them. If you are looking for HOPE amidst the real-life struggles you are facing right now, we welcome you to join us in one of our Christ-centered recovery programs. They are safe places to discuss real-life issues without fear of being judged or condemned, and where your identity will remain confidential.

Group time:
- The GriefShare group will join together on line
- 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Please note:
- GriefShare may be cancelled due to inclement weather.
- Please contact Bethany Church at 905-937-5300 for possible group cancellations.
- There are no GriefShare meetings on a Friday night before a holiday weekend such as Family Day, Easter-Good Friday, Victoria Day and Thanksgiving weekend. Please see the schedule for details.

We want to make sure you are safe! Welcome to GriefShare at Bethany. We hope you will be blessed by attending this program.

The following guidelines will apply when in Church GriefShare group meetings resume:

Our priority is your safety. In accordance with the City of St. Catharines, Bethany has adopted a Mask Policy, requiring that anyone entering our building must wear a mask.

Please note attendance and contact information must be taken by the group leader at all on-site meetings and church events. There will be a sign-in sheet available and everyone must self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms.

Physical distancing of six feet will be encouraged and followed.

Each room has a maximum capacity posted, including restrooms.

Our leader will ensure the room layout supports physical distancing.

No food or drink will be served but you can bring your own food and drink for personal use.

For more details please contact Bethany Church at 905-937-5300 ext. 203 to speak with
Patty Vandekamp - Director of Pastoral Care

We look forward to meeting you!

Hope to see you soon!

God Bless!

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Meeting schedule

You are encouraged to join us on any week. Sessions are self-contained.

Meeting Date Time
Session 1 Fri, Feb 19, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 2 Fri, Feb 26, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 3 Fri, Mar 05, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 4 Fri, Mar 12, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 5 Fri, Mar 19, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 6 Fri, Mar 26, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Good Friday-No GriefShare Fri, Apr 02, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 7 Fri, Apr 09, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 8 Fri, Apr 16, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 9 Fri, Apr 23, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 10 Fri, Apr 30, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 11 Fri, May 07, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session 12 Fri, May 14, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Victoria Day-No Griefshare Fri, May 21, 2021 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Session 13 Fri, May 28, 2021 7:00 am – 8:30 am