"Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ."

-Galatians 6:2
We all need care from time-to-time. A clear way for the church to be Christ's hands and feet in a suffering world is to care for one another—the sick, the hurt, and the needy.

GriefShare Meetings

Meeting September 2 through November 18, 2021

GriefShare is a grief support group that meets on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. at Troy UMC. The weekly sessions cover several topics to help you walk through the grief journey alongside others. You can join in anytime throughout the course of this group.

Session 1: Is This Normal? (Sept. 2)
Session 2: Challenges of Grief (Sept. 9)
Session 3: The Journey of Grief (Sept. 16)
Sept. 23 – NO MEETING
Session 4: Grief and Your Relationships (Sept. 30)
Session 5: Why? (Oct. 7)
Session 6: Guilt and Anger (Oct. 14)
Session 7: Complicating Factors (Oct. 21)
Session 8: Stuck (Oct. 28)
Session 9: Lessons of Grief (Nov. 4)
Session 10: Heaven (Nov. 11)
Session 11: What Do I Live for Now? (Nov. 18)

Contact Christine or Pastor Dan for more information about GriefShare meetings at Troy UMC, or visit griefshare.org for more information about this grief support group. New attendees are always welcome.

Join the Care Ministry

You can be a part of "bearing one another's burdens," in big ways or small ways. Troy UMC provides care in the following ways:

Care Team
Call, email, or visit people who are experiencing health issues or are shut-in at home.
Card Team
Write and send cards to people who are going through illnesses, loss, births, or health issues.
Meal Team
Supply meals for families in need of short-term help.
Communion Team
Take communion to those who can't come to church.
Expectant Mom Team
Help keep us informed on church members who are expecting or delivering a baby, and help get baby baskets to their homes.

If you're interested in providing care in one of these ways, please contact Pastor Dan.