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Support Groups

Due to Dallas County's Shelter-in-Place, all activities at the Mockingbird Campus and Tolleson Building are canceled or postponed until further notice. Please see our Coronavirus updates for more information.

HPUMC has several different types of Support Groups. Find a group today.

AA Groups | Grief Support Groups | Specialized Groups | Events

 


Alcoholics Anonymous Groups 

Parents of Addicted Love Ones Support Group

This group will meet via Zoom while the church building is closed. PAL meetings are open to anyone of any faith or background as our primary goal is to provide hope through education and support for parents dealing with addicted loved ones. Please contact Molly at   for login information. 

More info can be found at www.palgroup.org

Molly Bonner, or 214.477.8965

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 385

Every Monday, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

AA: Upper Room

This group will meet via Zoom while the church building is closed. AA is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. For login information please contact Andy at 

For more information, contact Jenny Misslin, 214.523.2242

 

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 252

Every Monday, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

AA: Sober Mustangs, SMU

This young adult’s group is an open weekly meeting for those seeking information, sobriety, and recovery from addiction.

Thursdays - during SMU fall and spring semesters 

Jan McCutchin, 214.768.1506,

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 252

Every Thursday, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Grief Support Groups

GriefRelief

This eight-week seminar will provide a caring environment for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. This seminar will assist participants in better understanding the dynamics of grief and mourning, developing healthy coping skills, and experiencing a sense of community through contact with others in similar situations.  This group is facilitated by Dr. Jana Rentzel.  

For more information or to register, please contact Rev. Camille May, 214-523-2243.

Scholarships are available. 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm presentation and discussion
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm optional support group for participants

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Cost: $15.00

Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 385

Every Thursday, from 04/16/2020 to 06/04/2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Forever Moms: Child Loss Grief Support Group

This is an ongoing support group for those who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Participants are invited to share their stories and experiences of loss within a confidential and nurturing group.

For more information, please contact Rev. Camille May, 214-523-2243.

2nd Wednesday of each month

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 241

Second Wednesday of the month, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Specialized Support Groups

Cancer Support Group

This is a warm and friendly group for participants with a recent diagnosis, cancer survivors, and/or family members. You are invited to bring your lunch or purchase lunch on site if you like.

For more information, please contact Rev. Camille May, 214-523-2243.

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 218

First Tuesday of the month, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Invisible Sisterhood...Longing for a Child

In a world where it seems everyone is posting pictures of their children to Facebook or swapping stories about the joys of motherhood, those who are unable or struggling to have a child often feel invisible. The goal of this support group is to give voice to the unique experience of longing for a child while embracing God's love for us beloved daughters. Facilitated by Betty Bowman.

For more information, please contact Rev. Camille May, 214-523-2243.

2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month

 

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 378

Second Thursday, Fourth Thursday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Eating Disorder Support Group for Family and Friends

This ongoing peer-led support group is for family and friends walking alongside their loved ones who are challenged by this difficult illness.

For more information, please contact Rev. Camille May, 214-523-2243.

 

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 254

First Thursday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Surviving Estrangement

This is a monthly support group for adults experiencing a strained or estranged relationship with a family member. At each meeting, Dr. Jana Rentzel presents research-based strategies for mending estrangements, healing from within, and moving forward, followed by discussion and sharing. Estrangement is a growing epidemic that can be devastating to parents, grandparents, children, and siblings – the entire family. This group will provide you with the crucial information you need to navigate this deeply challenging time, as well as with connections with others who are experiencing the same frustrations and heartbreak.

For more information, please contact Rev. Camille May, 214-523-2243.

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 120

Second Monday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Support Group Related Events

Peace After Divorce

This eight-week seminar is for those who are in the process of divorcing or who have recently divorced. This course is designed to ensure participants that they are beloved children of God, while helping them to develop positive strategies for moving forward and adapting to the changes they face. Books will be available in class.

Participants must register by calling or emailing Rev. Camille May, 214-523-2243. 

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Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Room 222

Every Sunday, from 03/29/2020 to 05/24/2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM