“Getting through the Holidays: A Seminar Dealing with Loss after the Hurricane”

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The upcoming holidays can be a difficult time for those who are experiencing  loss after Hurricane Florence.  Loss of treasured items full of holiday memories may make this holiday season especially challenging.  On Saturday, December 1, “Getting through the Holidays:  A Seminar Dealing with Loss after the Hurricane” will cover topics listed below.  The seminar is free & open to all in the community.

“Why Might the Holidays be Difficult after Hurricane Florence?”

 “Tips for Managing Holiday Emotions”

“How to Create a Plan for Approaching the Holidays”

WHEN:                         Saturday, December 1st from  9:30 AM – 12:00 Noon

WHERE:                      Centenary United Methodist Church,  309 New St; New Bern, NC 28560

FACILITATORS:       Pam Bonina, Grief Share Facilitator and Rev. Barbara Bornemann, Retired Pastor/Hospice Chaplain

REGISTRATION:    Please register by Mon, Nov. 26 by email or phone: marshall@centenarychurch.com or (252) 637-4181

 

This seminar is free!   If you know someone who has experienced loss after the hurricane, please invite them to attend.  All are welcome!

Hurricane Stress Help

Thanks to the hard work of our Spiritual & Emotional Care Committee the following information will be included in backpack blessings.  Please share this information with anyone feeling stress from Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Stress/Hurricane Help  

Are you or your children having trouble:

* eating  *  sleeping/having nightmares   *  doing chores/homework   *   trusting

people  *  enjoying everyday activities   * feeling unsafe   *   keeping your cool/

managing anger  *  feeling down or hopeless/crying

Need help now?

Call 1-877-685-2415 (Mobile Crisis  Unit) or 9-1-1 in an emergency

Need to Talk to Someone?

Pastoral Counseling Hotline:

1-800-525-5683 (K-Love)

Distress Hotline for Counseling &  Support:

1-800-985-5990

 Call 2-1-1 to get information about local resources