Surviving the Holidays

November 4th 4:00 - 6:00 pm

South Hall @ The Bridge Church 3438 E. Ashlan Ave., Fresno

Adult & Children’s Program

Call or text 559-970-1927 to register or email

Grief Share A free weekly educational and support group for those grieving the loss of a loved one or those wanting to come alongside someone in grief. For more information about Grief Share and to find other groups meeting in the Fresno area, visit

Fall Group Begins - August 29th 10 am - 12 noon

Join us to view materials, obtain resources and see if the group is right for you. Light refreshments provided. 

Wednesdays @ 10:00 - 11:45 AM at The Bridge, 3438 E. Ashlan, Fresno in the South Hall.  Contact Patty Behrens at (559) 970-1927 or ccfrog02

Your welcome to join at any time. Group meets in the South Hall @ The Bridge Church

Gals In Growth (GIG):  A group for ladies in their 30's, 40's, & 50's who have loss a spouse or partner. Groups are formed as needed and meet monthly. Presently group meets once a month on Sundays from 1:30 - 3:30pm. Contact Patty at Ph. 970-1927 for more information


Individuals with merciful and caring heart provide empathy and spiritual support to thr hurting through telephone, mail, and in person contacts. People are needed on work days to visit those in need and to make contacts to others as needed.  Training is provided.

Christmas Memory Tree Service         

 Sunday -  December   2018 TBA

The Bridge Church, 3438 E. Ashlan, Fresno in the South Hall

A family-friendly time to remember a loved one who has passed away and is dearly missed this holiday season.You’re invited to bring an ornament in memory of your loved one. A memory table will also be available to place pictures or other memorabilia.

 Contact Patty @ (559) 970-1927 or for more information.

Counseling:  Contact Patty for professional counseling appointments and referrals.

Workshops & Presentations

Grief Education Workshops & Presentations:  Surviving the Holidays: Companioning in Grief: How to Help Yourself and Others in Grief: Children & Adolescents in Grief: Grief at the Workplace: Traumatic Grief are available workshops to present to churches and organizations.

Care Connections Presentations:  Learn how to start a Care Connections in your church or organization. We can provide a DVD telling about Care Connections, give a presentation and provide resources to help your group get started. Contact Patty Behrens at (559) 970-1927 or for more information and to schedule a meeting.

Special Events

Christmas Memory Tree Service:  A time to honor special people in our lives who are no longer with us by placing an ornament on a Christmas tree in memory of them.

August 22nd         10 am - 12 noon                   South Hall

The Bridge Church        3438 E. Ashlan Ave      Fresno, Ca

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A two hour seminar providing help from experts and those who have been there. Free booklet and other resources  for all who attend.                           Contact Patty at 559-970-1927.