Oakland's Downs Memorial UMC Offers Grief Support Ministry

January 30, 2009

Are you grieving the death of a family member, friend, or loved one?

Downs Memorial United Methodist Church in Oakland, California will offer a six-week class on grief and bereavement, "Climb Toward Understanding," February 4-March 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 


The class will share the person of Christ with those who grieve among us, provide information about the process of grief, and help those who grieve to discover they are not alone.


Class facilitators will be the Rev. Lorraine McNeal, pastor of Downs Memorial UMC, and Gale J. Bell, PhD, a Registered Clinical Psychologist.


The church is located at 6026 Idaho Street, Oakland, CA 94608.


For more information, contact the church office at 510-654-5858.