South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support

Understanding the grief process and the many emotions involved in working through one’s grief makes the journey less painful. Guest speakers share their own experience and professional knowledge on grief and loss. Small discussion groups follow the speaker each week, led by trained facilitators.

Fall Series 2018

Richfield United Methodist Church

5835 Lyndale Ave. S.

Minneapolis MN 55419

Phone: 612-861-6086

Each session

6:15 PM: Registration and refreshments

6:30 – 7:00 PM: Speaker

7:00 – 8:00 PM: Facilitated small groups


Sept. 27 – Overview Of Grief / Beryl Schewe

Oct. 4 – Myths Of Grief / Brenda DeMotte

Oct. 11 – Hope And Resilience / Brenda DeMotte

Oct. 18 – Living With Loss / Jamie Mosley   

Oct. 25 – Valleys Of Sorrow to Rivers Of Joy / Mark Meyer      

Nov. 1 – How Grief Changes Family Systems / Steve Sims

Nov. 8 – Taking Care of Feelings / Sr. Adaire Lassonde

Nov. 15 – Surviving The Holidays / Barbara Moore


Nov. 29 – The Trauma Of Loss / Rachael Cavegn 

Dec. 6 – Service Of Remembrance


Beryl Schewe – Pastoral Minister, Author

Brenda DeMotte,MSW,LICSW – Professional Grief Counselor

Jamie Mosley – Survivor – Counselor, Bridging Hope Counseling

Mark Meyer – Grief Survivor, Grief Facilitator

Steve Simms, Bereavement Coordinator, Fairview Hospice

Sr. Adaire Lassonde –MA, LICSW

Barbara Moore – Grief Survivor, Grief Coordinator, Author

Rachael Cavegn, PhD., LICSW. Professional Counselor

The South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support was formed in the winter of 1994. It became a program of TRUST in 2006. TRUST, Inc. is an interfaith coalition of congregations providing services in south Minneapolis.  For more information about TRUST, contact Carolyn Deters, Executive Director at 612-827-6159 or go to  Norine Larson is the Coalition Coordinator.  Her number is 952-925-2437.