In and around our community.


Below is a list of events, activities and seminars that we are involved in or believe you may find of interest.

October 2022 Events

Bereaved Spouse Support Group

Oct 6, 2022 07:00 PM to Oct 6, 2022 07:00 PM

The grief journey is very difficult, but having the support and encouragement of other grievers who “get it” can help.  Please join us at this new group for widows and widowers of any age.  If you have children, you are welcome to reserve a spot in our children’s activity group that will meet downstairs while the adult group meets upstairs.  We require registration for that since we need to have volunteers on hand to ensure child safety.  And if childcare is needed for infants/toddlers, we’d like to try to help with that too. Just let us know your needs.

As the group grows, we’ll explore dividing into more loss-specific groups like bereaved spouses with school-age children, older adult grievers, etc.  We’d like to explore a daytime option too.  But to get started, please join us so that we can see what the needs of the group are and how best to serve you.  The group will be co-facilitated by a bereaved spouse.  RSVPs are requested to drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net or 717-532-8922.  Both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals are asked to wear masks in our facility, when not actively eating or drinking.

GriefKnits Support Group

Oct 13, 2022 07:00 PM to Oct 13, 2022 08:30 PM

The GriefKnits Support Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Drew’s Hope Grief Center, 946 Ashton Dr., Shippensburg, PA.  Knitting has shown positive mental health benefits for grievers. Come and meet others who are grieving the death of a loved one and learn to knit or bring another craft project to work on.  If you’re a griever who already knows how to knit/crochet, bring your current project and gather with us for conversation and fellowship. If you don’t have arts/crafts materials, we have lots of supplies you can use.  We provide the knitting supplies for our new knitters too.  *Due to Covid restrictions, RSVPs are necessary to attend this group (email us at drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net).  Properly worn masks are requested when not eating/drinking, unless a medical condition prevents you from doing so. We will try to socially distance as much as possible within our facility to maintain safety for group participants.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Sweet Walk to Remember

Oct 15, 2022 02:30 PM to Oct 15, 2022 06:30 PM

Sweet Walk to Remember

October 15, 2022


Norlo Park
3050 Lincoln Way East
Fayetteville, PA 17222

(Virtual Event option via YouTube)

2:30pm – Registration Opens

2:30-5:00pm – Snacks & Fellowship Time

5:30pm – Speaker, Reading of names, Candle lighting with One-mile Walk to Immediately Follow

A one-mile walk will follow a remembrance celebration and candle lighting ceremony. All are welcome to participate from home with family and friends. Pre-registration encouraged, but not required.

Healing Together Support Group

Oct 20, 2022 07:00 PM to Oct 20, 2022 08:30 PM

The Healing Together Support Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Drew’s Hope Grief Center, 946 Ashton Dr., Shippensburg, PA.  This education/discussion-based group is for any adults who are grieving the death of a loved one.  *Due to Covid restrictions, RSVPs are requested when attending this group so we know how many chairs to set up (email us at drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net).  We request that vaccinated and non-vaccinated participants wear masks in our facility, unless a medical condition prevents you from doing so.

Our Family Tree Grief Workshop

Oct 23, 2022 02:00 PM to Oct 23, 2022 04:00 PM

Grieving children and families are invited to join the DMTF for Our Family Tree – a free, creative grief workshop, which will be held at the Drew’s Hope Grief Center, 946 Ashton Dr., Shippensburg, PA on Sunday, October 23, from 2-4 p.m.  We welcome children (recommended age 5-10) and their caregivers for a time of exploring family connections and learning how families can support one another in times of grief.  Pre-registration is required as space is limited.  Contact the DMTF by emailing Bethany at bethanydmtf@gmail.com by Monday, Oct. 17 if possible.

Bereaved Parents Support Group

Oct 27, 2022 07:00 PM to Oct 27, 2022 08:30 PM

The Bereaved Parents Support Group meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.(*although in November, we’re moving to the 4th Tues. to avoid conflicting with Thanksgiving) for parents/guardians who are grieving the death of a child of any age -infant through adult.  This group meets at the Drew’s Hope Grief Center, 946 Ashton Dr., Shippensburg, PA.  RSVPs are requested when attending this group so we know how many chairs to set up (email us at drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net) and so we can contact you if the group is cancelled for any reason.