Mercy's Grief Support Group to Begin Sept. 7

May 10, 0008

Mercy's Grief Support Group to Begin Sept. 7

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Loss through death is certainly a human experience, but the pain of grief is unlike any other pain. Mercy Grief Support Services is offering Seeds of Hope, a free bereavement support group to help members begin the journey towards healing and wholeness.


Led by qualified and experienced grief facilitators, Seeds of Hope is a support group, which offers a comforting and confidential environment for participants who have experienced the death of a loved one. Seeds of Hope will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Oct. 5 – Nov.23, at Mercy Medical Center. A day session will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to noon, every Tuesday, Sept. 7 – Oct. 26. Reservations are required. For more information or reservations, call Mercy’s Pastoral Care Department at 330-489-1143.


Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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