GRIEF SUPPORT

GriefShare is a loving support group for people who are grieving the death of a family member or friend. Register by calling Mary Katherine at 317-846-3404. The workbook is $20 and scholarships are available. Childcare available upon request. For details about the program, visit griefshare.org. For specific dates and times, please contact Mary Katherine Schnitz.

Sundays, 2 – 4PM, Parlor

Contact  Jan Kirk

4th Sundays, 4:30 - 6PM

Pitch-in or restaurant fellowship open to anyone who has had a loss. Contact Jan Kirk.

Tuesdays, 7AM, Hilton North, 82nd and Shadeland

Thursdays, 7AM, Bob Evans, I-65 & Southport Rd.

Breakfast and discussion for fathers who have lost a young adult son or daughter. Contact Rick Larrison at 317-966-8049.

Thursdays, 1PM, Luke’s Lodge 

Support for men who have lost their wife. Contact Bob Shive

2nd Tuesdays, 7PM, Spiritual Life Center

A pregnancy and infant loss support group. Providing one-on-one and group support. Please contact us at Info@HopeGroupIndy.com if we can help. 

This 13-week course helps you move toward rebuilding your life after a divorce. The cost is $20 for materials; scholarships available. Contact Regina Proctor for information about upcoming sessions, or call 317.846.3404. Register at divorcecare.org

Monday and Thursday evenings, 5:30 – 9:30PM, East Passage

Support for grieving children; to register, call 317-705-9650.


HEALTH SUPPORT

If you are in need of a ride to and from doctor appointments or church services, or are interested in driving occasionally, please contact us at caringcars@stlukesumc.com.

3rd Mondays, 6:30 – 8PM, N101

Contact Dr. Meg Frazer

Stephen Ministry offers one-on-one for anyone going through a difficult time. All conversations are confidential. You meet privately with a trained Stephen Minister according to your schedule. For more information please contact Laura Marine or call 317-846-3404.

Mondays, 6 – 7PM,  Spiritual Life Center

We offer spiritual support for cancer patients and their friends and families. Contact Laura Marine, or call for more information, 317-846-3404.


Gentle Yoga

Mondays, 5:30 – 6:45PM, N103/N104

Contact: Betty Brandt or call 317-846-3404, x339

Cost: $8.00 per session; taught by Carol Holden.

This gentle yoga class is open to all ages and abilities. We welcome those not flexible enough to sit on the floor (chairs provided) as well as those who can (bring a mat and a blanket).


Community Yoga 

Tuesdays, 6 – 7PM, The Modge

Contact: Betty Brandt or call 317-846-3404, x339

Cost: $8.00 per session; taught by Vickie Hague

Every Tuesday, everyone is welcome in this class. Help improve physical conditioning, align the energy centers of the body and give you a sense of peace and calm amidst the chaos life sometimes presents. Bring a mat or blanket. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Email Vickie Hague for more information. 


Yoga for Stress, Mondays

Mondays, 9:30 – 10:45AM, N103/104

Contact: Betty Brandt or 317-846-3404, x339

Cost: $15.00 for walk-ins; 8 session packages for $96.

Appropriate for beginners and those with an established practice.  

The anchor for the St. Luke's UMC Healing Ministry is the Pilgrimage Healing Process. This "hands-on healing" process was developed by Episcopal priest Tanya Beck and involves resting on a massage table as two trained healing partners open themselves to God’s healing power and go through a series of prayers and movements. Email Healing Ministries for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Blood Pressure Screenings

2nd Sundays, 9-11AM, West Conference Room on the north side of Robertson Chapel

Contact: Mary Connors for more information. 


2019 Blood Drive Dates 

October 13, 9AM-1PM;  Great Hall. Please have a light meal, plenty to drink and bring your ID.

For other upcoming dates, contact Mary Connors


Lupus Foundation Support Group

4th Wednesdays, 7PM, Main Office Conference Room

Contact Carol Adams.


Gamblers Anonymous

Sundays, 5PM, W125

Help for those struggling with the addiction of gambling. Contact Libby Schooley


Gam-Anon Family Support

Sundays, 5PM, Main Office Conference Room

Support for the families who have a family member struggling with a gambling addiction. 


AA Groups

Tuesday, 5:30PM, W125

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12PM, W125  


Al-Anon Men's Group

Thursdays, 6 – 9PM, Parlor

Contact Mike Hertel or call 317-255-8720


SAA (Sexual Addiction)   

Mondays, 4:30PM, W125

Wednesdays, 5:30PM, W125 


Recovering Couples Anonymous 

Saturdays, 6 – 8PM, N101

Contact: Jim at 317-794-6393 


OTHER GROUPS

2nd Mondays, 6:30PM, E212

For couples struggling with infertility. Contact Debbie Lawrence at 317-289-3300

If you would like to crochet or knit newborn baby blankets or donate yarn, please contact Laura Marine or call 317-846-3404.

St Luke’s provides a welcoming community for active duty military members, veterans, families an all who are called to support them. We are dedicated to providing spiritual, social and responsive support and care. We are a ministry open to all and meet and serve to support each other and the military community. Contact Bill Meyers.

Tuesdays, 1-3PM, Luke's Lodge

Knit or crochet prayer shawls for those who need wrapped in prayer. 

Contact Laura Marine.

Meet with other single mothers for encouragement and support. We'll discuss practical information about finances, organization, self-care, parenting skills and our need for God in our lives. Childcare available upon request. Contact Laura Marine for more information.

First Wednesday of the month, 6:15-7:30PM (beginning September 4), E213

Are you a single dad? This group is here to support you through the roller coaster challenges of fatherhood as a single parent. We will gather monthly to discuss some of the challenges that are unique to single fathers, while providing support and celebrating milestones together. Register online or contact Kevin Devis. Free childcare with registration.

Wednesdays, September 4 - December 18 (except first Wed. of each month) 6:15-7:30 pm, C115

Participants learn how to access the hope, help, and healing that God offers through working through a workbook, discussion, and videos. Single parenting topics include concern for children, how divorce affects children, finding rest, money management, parenting skills, responding to adversity, emotional and spiritual help, dealing with anger and anxiety, addressing the hearts of your children, addressing co-parenting challenges, and improving communication. Register online or contact Kevin Davis. Free childcare with registration.

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A small group for parents who are raising a child with special needs. Gather for study, sermon discussion, service projects, outings and family fun fellowship. Childcare is provided. For more information contact Patrice Smith.