Speakers and Schedule

Our meetings are held most Thursdays during the year and are led by trained volunteers.

You may join any time during a series.

  • Registration / Social: 4:00 p.m.
  • Speaker Presentation: 4:30 p.m.
  • Small Group Discussion: 5:00 p.m.
  • Adjourn: 6:00 p.m.

Fall 2017

October 5, 2017 – December 21, 2017
No meeting: November 23

Edina Community Lutheran Church
Lisa Macklem, Administrative Assistant
4113 West 54th Street
Edina, MN 55424
Web site: www.eclc.org
Church phone: 952-926-3808




December 7 Ted Bowman Finding The Balance Of Grieving and Hoping
December 14 Linda Cherek Holiday Grief
December 21 Service of Remembrance Pastor Stephanie, Officiating
Anna Roberts, Musician


January 4 – March 22, 2018
No Meeting: March 29

Catholic Church of St. Patrick
Deacon Bill Heiman
6820 St. Patrick’s Lane (Park in the east lot)
Edina MN 55439

Web Site:
Church phone: 952-941-3164
Coordinator: Bonnie Cool: 612-382-6504

January 25




January 4 Jean Greenwood Grief and the Quest for Meaning
January 11 Arnold Krueger Exploring Myths and Misconceptions of Grief
January 18 Dr. Mary Harlow Is It Grief ~ Or Something More?
January 25 Annie Lumbar Bendson The Power of Your Story
February 1 Paul Johnson The Impact of Multiple Losses
February 8 Paul Johnson The Transformational Nature of Grief
February 15 Julie Ditzler Personal Losses
February 22 Nancy & Bob Johnson Loss of Son
March 1 Mary Canakes Loss of Husband
March 8 Lee Erickson TBD
March 15 Lee Erickson TBD
March 22 Sarah Donovan and Elizabeth Giffin Creating Your Support Network