Support Groups


CANCER Support Group

We are cancer fighters, cancer caregivers, spouses and cancer survivors, trusting God to get us through these challenges. Join us for fellowship, encouragement and prayer. The Support Group offers exciting speakers, inspirational messages and meaningful testimonies from people who have walked this journey. Our Theme Verse is 2 Corinthians 1:4 – He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. You do not need to be a member of Woodmen Valley Chapel to attend. Feel free to invite your family members and friends.

ROCKRIMMON CAMPUS: Meets the First Tuesday each month in the Multi-Purpose Room near 1979 Coffee Shop, 10 AM-Noon
WOODMEN HEIGHTS: Meets the Second Monday each month in Room 104, 10 AM-Noon

RSVP to Anne Howard by email or 719.331.2269 for more information.

>> Meetings are subject to change or cancellation to comply with COVID restrictions and the safety of our attendees.


Survivors Support Group

(Formerly Safe and Free) A small peer-led support group for women who have survived any sexual trauma.  The journey to healing is not always easy and you need not travel alone. No matter where you are in your healing journey, our hope is to encourage you and walk alongside you.

Check out the WoodmenU page for more info. If you have questions please email here.

>> Classes are available on Zoom and in person.


OVERCOMERS OUTREACH 12 STEP PROGRAM

A Christ-Centered 12 step recovery program for addiction that meets year-round. Registration is not required.  

Check out the WoodmenU page or contact here for more information.


GriefShare

A grief support group of people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. GriefShare is designed to help individuals cope with the searing pain of loss in their lives and to unlock their emotions for healing. This 13-week course also involves small, daily devotions to help each individual stay connected to God. Attending GriefShare helps to form new relationships with others who also have experienced the loss of an important person in their lives.

You are welcome to join Griefshare at any time during the session as each lesson does not build on another. If you already have the current Griefshare book, there is no charge to attend.

CLICK HERE to register. For more information, contact Brent Williams by email or at 719.388.4975. CLICK HERE to visit the GriefShare website.


ECHOES OF HOPE

Echoes of Hope, a faith-based support group, offers encouragement to those who have lost a spouse as we become whole and complete in Christ. We focus on understanding that our identity is more than as a widow or widower- our identity is in Christ Jesus who sustains us as we face the challenges of our changed lives. In addition, our varied social events offer opportunities to counter loneliness and isolation. Together, we will study "Trusting God" by Jerry Bridges. The Echoes of Hope support meeting is on the second Sunday of each month at 4 PM in the Prayer Chapel (open invitation for dinner after the meeting). Dates and times of our monthly social events vary.

Please sign up to get emails from Echoes of Hope by contacting Alan Cavin.


Betrayal and Beyond / Called 2 Conquer

A safe place to understand the difficult issues of betrayal due to a spouse’s sexual stronghold or addiction. Ultimately we focus on our healing and knowing you are NOT ALONE.

ROCKRIMMON CAMPUS: Meets Mondays in Community Center Room 115, 6:30 PM. Contact Sharon Akins by email for details. 
WOODMEN HEIGHTS: Meets Tuesdays in Room 104, 6:30 PM. Contact Lynne Shaw by email for details.

Check out the WoodmenU page for more info.


POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUP

A support group for singles, co-parents or couples. Meetings currently held on Zoom. No commitment necessary, but we would love to have people be consistent just to build a real community. The group is led by a Postpartum Doula as well as Bringing Baby Home Educator.

CLICK HERE for more info and to sign up.


FRESH HOPE FOR MENTAL HEALTH

A Christian support group for those with mental health challenges and for their loved ones. This group's purpose is to empower those with mental health challenges and their loved ones to live a full, rich, and faith-filled life in spite of having a mental health diagnosis. This group is a mutual-help, peer-to-peer support group in which members encourage one another as equals under the guidance of a facilitator.

CLICK HERE for more info and to sign up.


ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP

  • Do you have a loved one that has Alzheimer's/Dementia? or think they might?
  • Are you a caregiver either in person or over long-distance? (spouse, child, friend, sibling, etc)
  • Do you wish to join others in your faith family that struggles with the everyday decisions that involve your loved one?
  • Are you wanting to learn more about the disease and how to communicate with your loved one?
  • Are you needing to talk about your loved one's healthcare, safety, quality of life, and other important topics?

Then this is just the class for YOU!

CLICK HERE for more info and to sign up.


For more information, contact Brent Williams by email or at 719.388.4975.
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