Support Classes/Groups

Gift of Hope

Monthly, Second & Fourth Mondays (6:00 – 7:30 PM)
Meets September – May ▪ Just show up!
Contact: Carole Aardsma
Green Room

You are invited to this support group if you or a family member experiences mental illness. This biblically-based group is founded on I Peter 1:3 and Philippians 2:1-2. Personal sharing and group encouragement along with speakers offer the gift of hope.  For more information or to sign up, contact Carole Aardsma at 616.796.3355 or .


Tuesday mornings (10:00 AM – Noon)
Meets January 9 – April 3 (13 sessions)
Contact: RuthAnn Mummert
Room 164

Have you experienced the loss of someone close to you, and are you walking the lonely road of grief?  Please join us in a 13-week support group in a warm, caring environment as an oasis of your journey. For more information or to sign up, contact RuthAnn Mummert at 616.796.3396 or  (Material cost: $15.00)


Wednesday evenings (6:00 – 8:00 PM)
Meets January 10 – April 4 (13 sessions)
Contact: RuthAnn Mummert
Prayer Room

Are you going through a divorce or have you recently experienced divorce? DivorceCare is a biblical, Christ-centered divorce support group ministry with expert help by way of video and discussion. This class is designed to encourage and support you as you grieve the loss of your marriage. For more information or to sign up, contact RuthAnn Mummert at or 616.796.3396.

Child Care is available for infants and toddlers and Children’s Ministry opportunities exist for children while parent or guardian attends this study.

Healing Hearts

Contact: Mary Lorence

This group offers hope and healing without judgment or condemnation to women who have been broken by abortion or who have been burdened by abuse or other trauma in their lives. You are not alone. Healing Hearts has been called  to “Bind up the broken- hearted and set the captives free” (Isaiah 61:1-4).  For more information, contact Mary at or 616.836.4098.

Christ Memorial Church