Christ Church recognizes that healing happens when you have the support of family and friends. Therefore, 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; others are outside groups.

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.  Al-Anon meets on

+ Mondays from 12 – 1 pm in Room 312 and zoom 

Contact Renee for more information or www.houstonalanon.org .

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. The following A.A. meetings are available at Christ Church:

+ Mondays from 8 – 9 pm in Rooms 210/211: 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.

Wednesdays from 12 – 1 pm in Room 312: 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.”

Contact Renee for more information or https://aahouston.org/ .

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 group’s blend, games, music, stories, videos and discussion to help kids process the divorce and move forward.

Sessions will be held on Mondays (Beginning October 18) in RM 11/12, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, with a lite meal beginning at 6:00 PM.  Please go to Divocecare.com or divorcecare.org/groups/140588 or contact Pastor Michelle at michelleh@christchurchsl.org.

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?  There is no need to sign up ahead of time.  As a way to best prepare, 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.

Loved ones with memory loss, specifically mild to moderate Alzheimer’s, other dementias or cognitive impairment can participate in this 3 to 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. Christ Church Sugar Land, 3300 Austin Parkway.

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 Debbie Godfrey, 713.682.5595 or dgodfrey@carepartnerstexas.org.

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 Rev. Michelle Hall.

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.   Open meetings are available to any interested in Overeaters Anonymous. Contact Renee for more information or https://oahouston.org/.

+ Mondays from 7:30 – 8:30 pm in Room 312:  This is an open meeting.

+ Wednesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in Room 312: This is an open meeting.

The Chaplaincy Office of Methodist Hospital in Sugar Land invites you to any of the following support groups. Please feel free to invite others to come with you.

+ Grief Support  •  2nd Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm  •  Conference Room D, Main Building

+ For those Diagnosed with Breast Cancer  •  5:30 to 7:30 pm  on Thursdays below  •  Conference Rooms B & C

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 ext. 4772 for additional information.

When: Tuesdays at 7 pm Where: Christ Church Sugar Land Family Life Center Room 312, 3300 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land, TX 77479

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