Everything you need to run a GriefShare group

The GriefShare kit equips you with everything you need to start and grow a GriefShare program at your church.

The curriculum

Participant workbook

The GriefShare participant workbook contains a video note-taking section, a daily personal Bible study, a weekly journaling and “grief work” section, insights from prominent Christian leaders, helpful articles, Scripture tear-out cards, and a gospel presentation. Each group member receives a GriefShare workbook to be used throughout the 13-week program. View a sample section from the participant workbook. (PDF, 6.7MB)

DVD Case

Videos on DVD

Thirteen video seminars, averaging 40 minutes in length, on topics important to someone grieving a death. These videos feature top Christian experts on grief recovery topics, scripted drama segments illustrating the concepts, and personal testimonies from people who’ve experienced the loss of a loved one. Read about the 13 session topics and watch a video excerpt.

Leader training tools

Leader’s Guide

A detailed, comprehensive tool to help you lead your GriefShare group effectively. It contains leadership training information, publicity tools and ideas, group discussion guidelines, planning worksheets, and a complete list of questions prepared for each session to help maximize group discussion and participation. View sample sections from the Leader’s Guide. (PDF, 831KB)

Leader’s Guide
Leader-equipping video on DVD

Leader Training Video on DVD

We provide a four-part Leader Training Video to train and equip your leaders. A note-taking outline and discussion questions for this video are included in the Leader’s Guide. Find out more about the Leader Training Video.

Promotional tools

Publicity brochures

Attractive, professionally designed brochures. Shipped flat in packages of 100 with a space to insert information about your group.


Publicity posters

Colorful posters sized for display on bulletin boards. Shipped 100 posters per package (two per 81⁄2 x 11 page), each poster contains a space for publicizing the specifics of your GriefShare group.

Promotional videos

Short, powerful video promos to spread the word about GriefShare in worship services, Sunday school classes, small groups, and ministry fairs or tables. See the GriefShare promotional videos.

Promo Video
Find a Group

Find a Group listing

Your GriefShare group gets a free expanded listing on the Find a Group online search engine located on the main GriefShare website. This is a very effective tool in connecting people in your community with your group.

Leader support

Leader community

Each member of your GriefShare team gets free access to special online resources just for leaders. The LeaderZone website features articles, downloadable forms, promotion tools, and many other leader resources. The Leaders’ Forum connects leaders around the world to trade ideas, prayer requests, challenges, and success stories.

Ministry coach

Ministry coach team

Group leaders and church staff can call or email our GriefShare ministry coach team for advice. Their assistance is free—there is never a charge! Our staff ministry coaches are seasoned GriefShare leaders who want your group to grow and succeed.

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