April 29 - May 1, 2022
Attend a 3-day Workshop
Friday, April 29 7 PM - 9 PM
Saturday, April 30 8 AM - 12:30 PM
Sunday, May 1 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Would it help to know what the Bible says:
About grief and loss?
Have you ever experienced:
Loss of a job?
Loss of good health?
Loss of a loved one?
Loss of a relationship?
Loss of faith?
Would you like to be able to:
Learn how to cope better with loss?
Learn how to help others deal with loss?
IF YOUR ANSWER IS "YES" TO ANY OF THESE, THEN THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR YOU!
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022
7:00 PM What Does Your "Grief Room" Look Like?
8:00 PM 13 Things I Wish I Could Tell Others about My Grief
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Grief 101 - What Do You Know about Grief and Loss?
9:30 AM The Emotions of Grief and Loss
10:30 AM Dealing with the Changes of Grief and Loss
11:30 AM How to Make It in the Grief Journey
12:30 PM Dismiss for the day
9:30 AM How to Minister to the Hurting (Church Auditorium)
9:30 AM - What Parents Need to Know about
10:30 AM What Jesus Teaches Us about Grief and Loss
Their Children as They Grieve (Small Fellowship Hall)
(Worship in Church Auditorium)
HOST AND FACILITATORS
This Grief and Loss Workshop is being hosted by:
Red Bank Church of Christ
3600 Dayton Blvd.
Chattanooga, TN 37415
The workshop is free of charge to all attendees.
Ron Williams graduated from Freed-Hardeman University with a B.A. degree in Bible. He earned a Masters of Science in Counseling from Southern Christian University. He has served in ministry since 1978 and is currently preaching for the Lincoln Church of Christ in Huntsville, Alabama.
Ron is co-author, with his twin brother Don, of the book Walking with Those Who Weep: A Guide to Grief Support. Ron has taught community grief support classes since 1992 and has conducted grief education classes for congregations, ministers, funeral homes and hospitals. He has also been involved in facilitating “Dealing with Grief and Loss” seminars for congregations and other agencies since 1998. He has served as Associate Chaplain for Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville. He has led a monthly grief support class in association with Laughlin Funeral Home and the Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center. He is a certified Hospice worker. He has taught classes in Bible and counseling and personal development for Faulkner University.
Ron is married to his childhood sweetheart, Bonnie Lawler. They have two sons, Jon Michael, an Assistant Fire Marshall in Huntsville, who is married to Whitney and they have two children, Luke and Lily. Ron and Bonnie have another son, Stephen, who works in the landscaping industry in Huntsville and has one daughter, Claire.
Don Williams is a third-generation preacher. He graduated from Freed-Hardeman University and received his Masters in Ministry from Harding Graduate School of Religion. After 30 years in Ministry, Don has worked since 2008 as Executive Director for the North Alabama Christian Children's Home in Florence, Alabama.
Since 1993 he has taught an area grief support class where he has lived. In addition, he has spoken on various facets of grief to preachers, nurses, Chaplains and health care professionals. He is a Palliative Care chaplain with E.C.M. Hospital, and a Volunteer Fire Chaplain and Police Chaplain for the Sheriff’s Department of Lauderdale County. In 1996, he and his twin brother Ron wrote a grief book entitled, Walking with Those Who Weep: A Guide to Grief Support. In 1999, Don completed a second book on grief entitled, Hope For Those Who Struggle: Coping with the Losses of Life. In 2000, Don completed a four-year certificate of completion in the field of Thanatology (the study of death) from the University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies.
Don has been married to Leisa Robertson since 1978, and they have two sons, Matt and Ben. Matt and Amanda have three children, Braden, Kenzlee and Lyla Kate. Ben and Hailey have two children, Reese and Emma.
Should you have questions or would like to further study God's Word with us, please contact us directly at 423-875-4816 or send us an email email@example.com.