Support groups

Due West offers a variety of groups that are designed to minister to people going through trying times in their lives. Groups like these provide a supportive environment that allows healing to take place. Each ministry is led by caring people who desire to help you deal with your life circumstances in a Biblical way so that spiritual progress and positive life-change is realized.  Below is a list of support groups and contact numbers to help you get involved...


Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.  This group meets every Sunday evening year round from 7:30-8:30 pm.  Meetings are held in the North Campus (Building A) in Room N201 (Gathering Room) across from our main Sanctuary.  

Contact: Go to the AA website at www.aageorgia.org/13k-meetings for more information.


Caregivers Ministry ~ Alzheimer's Support Group

Are you loving someone through Alzheimer’s or some other dementia related disease?  Please join us:

Honoring Our Parents Group
Sharing information, insight, and solutions to questions that arise while honoring our aging parents through an illness or simply through declining years.  1st Sunday of the month from 9:30–10:30 am at the Daily Grind Coffee Shop.

Spouse Support Group
Offering encouragement and insight for those loving a spouse through Alzheimer’s or other related dementias.  Join us three Wednesday mornings a month from 9:00-10:30 am.  On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday (August 8 & 22) we will meet for coffee at the Hardage Farm Clubhouse (671 Hardage Farm Dr, Marietta).  On the 3rd Wednesday (August 15), we have a Brunch Meeting at Sheila’s home.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Family Support Group
Offering encouragement and insight for those loving a family member or friend through Alzheimer’s or other related dementias.  We meet on the 4th Thursday (August 23) from 7:00-9:00 pm at 870 Cross Fire Ridge, Marietta.  Dinner meeting every other month.  RSVP to Sheila.

All groups welcome new members.  If you have questions, need more info or to RSVP for any group, contact: Sheila Welch at 404.642.6027 or Email Sheila

 

SAVE THE DATE - 7th Annual Caregiver's Conference

Saturday, September 22, 2018
8:30 am-2:00 pm

We are so excited that Dr. Peter Rabins, co-Author of “The 36 Hour Day” will be one of our guest speakers…an amazing opportunity for all families facing dementia. Professional Caregivers are also welcome! Our Caregivers’ Ministry exists because of wonderful volunteers who come from every corner of our church.  We would love your help!

Click HERE to Register for the Conference


S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide) Support Group

S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide) Support Group provides: support, resources, acceptance, a safe reliable experience, kindness, compassion and encouragement to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  This support group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm in the S. Campus Room S228. For those who have personally struggled with thoughts of suicide, please call The Link Counseling Center at 770-541-1114, or visit The Link website.  The Link is known nationally for their work in counseling those who are in crisis, in addition to those who have lost someone to suicide.

Contact: Pam Roberds at 770-815-5636 or Email Pam for information about our next meeting.


Weight Watchers

In the early '60s, Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch began inviting friends into her Queens, NY, home once a week to talk about how best to lose weight. Today, that group of friends has grown to millions of women and men around the world who’ve joined Weight Watchers to lose weight and lead healthier lives.  This group meets on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 pm in the S. Campus Room S219.

Contact: Jamie Hester at 678-245-2724 for more information.