Below are the videos from “Taking the Journey of Grief with Hope” seminar. For the various counseling options available from this material visit www.summitrdu.com/counseling.

NOTE: Many people have asked how they can get a copy of the seminar notebook referenced in this verbal presentation. You can request a copy from Summit’s admin over counseling at counseling@summitrdu.com (please note this is an administrative account; no individual or family counsel is provided through e-mail).

STEP 1.
PREPARE yourself physically, emotionally, and spiritually to face your suffering.

 

Grief Seminar – Part 1 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

 

For the “Memorial Service for an Unborn Child” resource click here

For the “Applying the Grief Seminar to Losses Not Caused by Grief” document click here: Appendix B — Other Causes of Grief

For the “Small Group Care Plan for the Whole Journey” document click here: Appendix C — 12 Month Care Plan

STEP 2.
ACKNOWLEDGE the specific history and realness of my suffering.

Grief Seminar – Part 2 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

For the “Grief Evaluation” document click here: Grief Evaluation

Printable PDF version of evaluation: grief-evaluation

STEP 3.
UNDERSTAND the impact of my suffering.

Grief Seminar – Part 3 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

STEP 4.
LEARN MY SUFFERING STORY which I used to make sense of my experience.

Grief Seminar – Part 4 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

STEP 5.
MOURN the wrongness of what happened and receive God’s comfort.

Grief Seminar – Part 5 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

STEP 6.
LEARN MY GOSPEL STORY by which God gives meaning to my experience.

Grief Seminar – Part 6 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

STEP 7.
IDENTIFY GOALS that allow me to combat the impact of my suffering.

Grief Seminar – Part 7 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

For the “Healthy Ways to Capture Memories” document  click here.

STEP 8.
PERSEVERE in the new life and identity to which God has called me.

Grief Seminar – Part 8 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

STEP 9.
STEWARD all of my life for God’s glory.

Grief Seminar – Part 9 from The Summit Church on Vimeo.

 

Appendix G: Parenting Tips & Family Devotions_Grief

If this post was beneficial for you, then considering reading other blogs from my “Favorite Posts on Grief” post which address other facets of this subject.