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Growing Through Grief

Sat., March 25th, 20239:00am – 4:00pm

Whether you are grieving the death of a loved one, severed relationships, the loss of dreams, or more, this retreat will provide an opportunity for you to grow and heal. Experientially focused, this retreat will include options for processing grief through music, art, movement, prayer, meditation, and time in nature. In addition, participants can meet briefly with a counselor, spiritual director, or pastor for support and consultation throughout the day.

Leadership team:

Sherri Dunham Herman, MA, LPCC is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and the Clinical Director at Mount Olivet Counseling Service. She is a trauma informed therapist who specializes in mindfulness and integrating spirituality with clinical psychology.

Mary Lord, MM, MT-BC is a Board-Certified Music Therapist with a Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy. At Grace Hospice she provides live music at the bedside for hospice patients and families, helps coordinate bereavement sessions using music-focused interventions and is a passionate educator for the clinical use of music therapy in end-of-life care.

Nancy Loyd, MA is the Grief Support Supervisor at Grace Hospice as well as a Certified Spiritual Director. Nancy has companioned others through serious illness, end-of-life, grief and transition for over 20 years.

Sara Watne, MA, LPCC is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. At Mount Olivet Counseling Service she provides individual therapy to children, adolescents and adults as well as facilitates the grief support group, “The First Years without Them.”

Rev. Theresa F. Latini is executive director of Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Rev. Jeremy Bork is program director at Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center and an ordained minister in the Reformed Church in America.

Kristen Mastel is a certified Forest Therapy Guide with Forest Therapy Hub, Outreach Librarian, Minnesota Master Naturalist, and has certification in wilderness first aid and CPR.

Register at the link below to secure your place.

When: Saturday, March 25th, 2023 at 9:00am

Where: Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center

Cost: $50 – $125

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