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POSTPONED:Easing the Conversation: Talking with Grieving Children, Teens and Families about Illness, Loss and Death.
Easing the Conversation in Difficult Times scheduled for Monday,October 29th from 7 to 8:30 pm at the FCC Winchester has been postponed due to weather. We will post the rescheduled date on the church website and in local online and newspaper calendars.
Free Community Presentation:
Easing Conversation in Difficult Times
The entire Winchester Community is invited to attend “Easing Conversations in Difficult Times”, an interactive presentation by Donna Sharff, Director of the Children’s Room, a regional bereavement center located in Arlington whose mission is to help grieving children, teens, and families in our communities to go on living fully. Donna will address the needs, challenges and opportunities that children and families face when confronted with early loss. Information will be shared from a developmental perspective, and there will be ample time for questions and for browsing a display of books and resources.
The Children’s Room is the largest independent non-profit in Massachusetts dedicated to supporting families who have suffered early loss. Donna Smith Sharff, LMHC is the executive director of the Children’s Room and has worked there with hundreds of grieving children and families since 2003. Donna holds a Masters Degree in Counseling from Lesley University.
This event, hosted free of charge by the First Congregational Church of Winchester, is open to all in our community and will be held on Monday evening, October 29, from 7-8:30 PM in the Palmer Room of the First Congregational Church, 21 Church Street, on the Common. For additional Information, please call 781-729-9180 x16.
|Where||First Congregational Church of Winchester 21 Church St, Winchester, MA 01890 (Palmer Room)|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||7:00 pm–8:30 pm|
|Phone||781-729-9180 xt 16|
More About First Congregational Church of Winchester
The First Congregational Church is led by senior pastor Skip Waterbury and is part of the United Church of Christ. The parish is an open and affirming community that accepts all people regardless of race, age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, ethnicity or religious participation.
The church uses inclusive language in its services and is an intergenerational community.
Young children can attend weekly church school. The church also strives to help the community by participating in a number of outreach programs. Two of the main areas the church focuses on is trying to end homelessness and to help women, children and teens who are at risk.
The First Congregation Church focuses on spiritual wellness with its fellowship program and physical wellness with its Health Ministry program. The Health Ministry promotes healthy living through health promotion activities, health living reminders and health and wellness speakers and programs.
Church worship is every Sunday beginning at 10am.