Support Groups

Christ Church recognizes that healing happens when you have the support of family and friends. We are pleased to be able to offer a variety of support groups to members and non-members alike. Some are run by Christ Church, while others are outside groups.

Al-Anon

Mondays • 12 – 1 pm • Room 312 & Zoom

If your life has been affected by someone else’s drinking, there is hope. Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship that helps family and friends of alcoholics. Contact Renee for more information or houstonalanon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous (Closed Meeting)

Wednesdays • 12 - 1 pm • Room 312

This is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Contact Renee for more information or aahouston.org.

This is a closed meeting. Closed meetings are for A.A. members only, or for those who have a drinking problem and “have a desire to stop drinking.”

Alcoholics Anonymous (Open Meeting)

Mondays • 8 - 9 pm • Rooms 210/211

This is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Contact Renee for more information or aahouston.org.

This is an open meeting. Open meetings are available to anyone interested in Alcoholics Anonymous’ program of recovery from alcoholism. Nonalcoholics may attend open meetings as observers.

Cancer Support

Cancer is a disease that no one would want to experience and yet it is a reality for many people. It is important to those who are currently confronted with a diagnosis and or treatment to know that you have a church that is available to journey with you to provide support, encouragement and prayer to name a few ways that we are available.

Please allow us to serve you. If you desire more information, please contact Pauline Walker, pauline.walker1486@gmail.com or Michelle Hall, michelle@christchurchsl.org, 281.980.6888. 

Depression and Bipolar Support

Thursdays • 7 pm • Rooms 208 & 209

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston provides free, confidential support groups for individuals living with, or family and friends affected by, depression and bipolar disorders. Our support groups help those trying to understand these two difficult mental disorders so they can better assist their loved ones on their path to wellness. The facilitator will be an experienced trained leader of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston. Contact Michelle Hall, 281.980.6888 for additional information.

Divorce Care

Mondays (Beginning October 18) • Meal: 6 pm; Session: 6:30 – 8 pm • Room 11/12

Divorce Care is a 13-week, video-based support program aimed at providing significant information and resources to navigate this serious disruption to your and your family’s life. We have unique programs designed for adults and for children ages 5-12, with nursery available for younger children.

Our Divorce Care Program is a well thought out series presentation aimed at providing significant information and resources to navigate this serious disruption to your and perhaps your family’s life. We will gather in a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. At this 13-week, video-based support group program, you’ll find helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil and practical tools for decision-making.

DC4K – Divorce Care for Kids provides your children with a safe and neutral place to gain an age-appropriate understanding of separation and divorce. They will learn how to process and share their feelings. DC4K support group is a safe, fun place where your children can learn skills that will help them heal. DC4K groups blend, games, music, stories, videos and discussion to help kids process the divorce and move forward.

To register, please go to divorcecare.org/groups/140588 or contact Pastor Michelle at michelleh@christchurchsl.org.

Grief Support

“Surviving the Holidays” begins in November

Grief is a journey not meant to travel alone. If you, a family member, or a friend have experienced the passing of a loved one, we invite you to attend a five-week series, September 23 through October 21, beginning at 6:30 pm.

It helps those grieving to have a safe environment where sharing experiences and learning skills to help work through the various aspects of grief. There is an educational segment where engagement is encouraged.  We recognize that the participants are the experts in their grief. Would you please call Mary Kay Moore, 281.261.8459 or 281.798.8792 with questions or for further information? Please email benitas@christchurchsl.org that you plan to attend.

We will offer “Surviving the Holidays” in November and will begin a 13-week journey through GriefShare in January 2022.

Hospital Visits

Christ Church pastors and lay ministers bring the love of Christ to church members and family who are hospitalized. If you would like to help, or if you know or someone who would appreciate a visit while in the hospital, please contact Michelle Hall.

Overeaters Anonymous

Mondays from 7:30 - 8:30 pm • Wednesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm • Room 312

Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating and provides a fellowship of experience, strength and hope. OA is not just about weight loss, gain or maintenance; or obesity or diets. It addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. These are open meetings available to any interested in Overeaters Anonymous. Contact Renee for more information or oahouston.org.

The Gathering: Memory Care

First Thursdays • 10 am - 1:30 pm

Loved ones with memory loss, specifically mild to moderate Alzheimer’s, other dementias or cognitive impairment can participate in this 3.5-hour program. Caregivers receive respite, a break from caregiving responsibilities, while their loved ones participate in planned activities such as games, music, arts, crafts, lunch and socialization. We will meet once a month on the first Thursdays from 10 am – 1:30 pm.

For additional information, please contact Jan Randolph or Michelle Hall, 281.980.6888.  We are here to journey with you. Registration is required. To register, please contact Gigi Gomez at GGomez@CarePartnersTexas.org