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Mt Bethel United Methodist Church group
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Next meeting

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 • 6:30 pm – 8:15 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

Rev. Kim McGarr, Pastor
770-652-9913 Send message


$0.00 (Includes workbook)
Scholarships available

Meeting online

Currently meeting online

Meeting room

Park in the west parking lot of the church and enter the door marked "Welcome Cener". The meetings are held in B116, the first room on the right as you proceed down the hall. The sessions are concurrently live-streamed online for those who prefer that option.

Child care

Not available

Group website

Church sponsor

Mt Bethel United Methodist Church
770-971-2880 Website

New group beginning October 6, 2021 - All are Welcome
If you are actively grieving the death of a significant person in your life, including the death of a spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, or friend, we would strongly encourage you to consider attending the 13-week GriefShare educational support group offered by Mt. Bethel Church at 4385 Lower Roswell Rd., Marietta, GA 30068. Our group meets weekly in person from 6:30 pm-8:15 pm beginning Wednesday, October 6, 2021. We request that if you have not been fully vaccinated for Covid-19, you join us online through the Zoom option. The online weekly session is offered on the Sunday following the Wednesday meeting from 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. through Zoom for those who prefer the “virtual” option. The first date of that online meeting is Oct. 10, 2021.
This series of GriefShare is facilitated by Dr. Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge (R.N. & Clinical Psychologist) and Dr. Robert DeVries (pastor) who also appear as grief experts on the GriefShare DVD series. The in-person meetings generally begin with a quick introduction and a check in with participants followed by watching a 35 - 40 minute DVD. The remainder of the meeting is used for a discussion of the video and other issues and topics related to the participants’ own grief journey. Those who participate through the online Zoom option will need to register their email address with the church, and the GriefShare headquarters will send you a verification email to which you need to respond to gain direct access on GriefShare.org for the weekly DVDs. The Zoom meeting on Sundays does not include a showing of the DVD. You will need to watch the DVD at your convenience during the week preceding the meeting. The entire online meeting time focuses on a discussion of the DVD and any other grief issue the participants may want to discuss.
This program is open to anyone from the community and can be joined at any point in the series. We encourage participants to attend as many of the meetings as possible, but we will welcome you whenever your schedule permits. For more information, please contact Rev. Kim McGarr at kim.mcgarr@mtbethel.org or call 678-560-7237, or Jamie Allen at jamie.allen@mtbethel.org or call 404-247-7009. Additionally, Dr. Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge is available as a licensed clinical psychologist for anyone who wishes individual counseling both for grief issues or other relational or mental health issues. You are welcome to call her cell at 616-780-1082 for further information and/or to discuss scheduling an appointment.

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Meeting schedule

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

Meeting Date Time
Session 1 Wed, Oct 06, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 2 Wed, Oct 13, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 3 Wed, Oct 20, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 4 Wed, Oct 27, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 5 Wed, Nov 03, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 6 Wed, Nov 10, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 7 Wed, Nov 17, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 8 Wed, Dec 01, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 9 Wed, Dec 08, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 10 Wed, Dec 15, 2021 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 11 Wed, Jan 05, 2022 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 12 Wed, Jan 12, 2022 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Session 13 Wed, Jan 19, 2022 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Final Wrap-up Meeting Wed, Jan 26, 2022 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm