a grass-roots ministry that provides a safe space to explore the intersection of faith and grief in our lives

With grief gatherings, talks, workshops and other events happening around the country, we strive to provide the space, time and companionship you may need to process your grief

Our Impact

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our participants say:

With faith in the beatitude that says “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted”, I find comfort in settings such as Faith & Grief gatherings where my grief is allowed to flow and be shared, and in that sharing to be comforted.

Beverly Patrick

Faith & Grief has proven to be a remarkable way for us who have experienced personal loss to speak their pain in a sacred space. Speakers have shared amazing stories of love, loss, faith and forgiveness, and some have reclaimed meaningful memories as they explored their own loss.

Bill & Marsha Tammeus
Kansas City 

“We really didn’t know what to expect. We were just hoping to find something to grab on to, to help our grief. When we got their though, it was okay to be sad. When I go to talk to someone about death, I would hold back the tears. But here, everyone had tissues on the table and I was able to let it out. All the feelings I had were normal.”

Meg French

Our Stories

Southern Women: My Two Examples of Strength

“I’ve discovered that grief wouldn’t exist without love, and the more you love someone the more profound your grief will be. With my father’s passing, I was angry like my Grandma. I was mad at God.  With my mother’s passing, though, I realized I was like Mimi.  Even though it felt like there was a hole in my heart, I could see and feel that God was all around me. There were too many signs of His love and that He DOES have a plan. It’s hard to deny.”

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Grieving Nation: A Message from Faith & Grief Ministries Founders

A Message from the founders of Faith & Grief Ministries in response to the grief of our nation: “Although many of us do not know the pain of losing a family member or friend in a mass shooting, we have experienced the grueling pain of grief far too often. Know that this grief, although it feels insurmountable, will not consume you.”

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Red Roses for a Blue Lady

Imagine: It’s the first Valentine’s Day after your husband’s death and you begrudgingly trudge into the kitchen for a cup of coffee only to discover inches of water standing (and[…]

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