Finding support

Losing a loved one is difficult any time of year, but the holidays, when we expect to be surrounded by family and friends, can be especially hard. There’s help in Hancock County. Below is a list of area grief support groups:

Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road, Greenfield, has a group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the chapel on the northwest corner of the building. Information: 317-408-7349

Outlook Christian Church, 6531 N. County Road 600W, recently wrapped up a GriefShare session. To ask about the next one, call 317-335-6815 or visit

St. James Lutheran Church, 1741 S. State St., Greenfield, holds GriefShare sessions at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 317-462-7340 or

Shirley Christian Church, 202 Meridian St., Shirley, hosts the Support & Grief Group at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. Information: 765-738-6365

Vineyard Community Church at Mt. Comfort, 1672 N. County Road 600W, hosts GriefShare at 6 p.m. Jan. 10. Information: 317-894-3280 or

Zion Lutheran Church, 6513 W. County Road 300S, New Palestine, will hold GriefShare sessions starting at 7 p.m. Jan. 28. Information: 317-861-4210 or

Hancock Regional Hospital, 801 N. State St. in Greenfield, offers a no-commitment “drop-in” group at 10 a.m. Fridays in the hospice unit conference room on the second floor of the hospital. Information: 317-468-4124 or

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