Together we are a community of faith. When one suffers we all are affected.

Prince of Peace offers several support groups to provide a safe and caring environment on the path to healing and wholeness. Groups are led by trained facilitators with expertise in each area of support.

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For Immediate Help

Please call Prince of Peace at 952‐435‐8102. On‐call Ministers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Upcoming Support Groups

Dec 20

12 Steps for Christian Living

December 20 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Dec 27

12 Steps for Christian Living

December 27 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Jan 03

12 Steps for Christian Living

January 3, 2021 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Jan 10

12 Steps for Christian Living

January 10, 2021 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Jan 17

12 Steps for Christian Living

January 17, 2021 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am

Prince of Peace Support Groups

All support groups are ongoing and open to anyone. Drop-ins are always welcome.
Download a copy of our Support Group brochure

12 Steps for Christian Living
Sunday, 9:45 ‐ 10:45 am | Room 100A

Are you struggling with an addiction or self‐defeating behavior that detracts from the quality of life of you or a loved one? This group shares their experience, strength and hope with each other.

CONTACT: Kay E., 952‐649‐9514

Alcoholics Anonymous
Monday ‐ Thursday, noon ‐ 1:00 pm | Room 200B/C

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial and apolitical. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.

CONTACT: Greater Minneapolis Intergroup, 952‐922‐0880 (24/7 phone support),

Adult Children of Alcoholics
Thursday, 6:30 ‐ 8:30 pm | Christian Life Center Room 200E

ACA is a Twelve Step, Twelve Traditions program for people who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes.

CONTACT: Lynette Ramirez

Adult Children of Persons with Memory Loss
3rd Thursday/monthly, 6:30 ‐ 8:00 pm | Christian Life Center Room 200D

Sometimes it’s helpful to receive support from those who know what it’s like to go through loss or live with a health concern. Sessions are facilitated by community health agency professionals.

Contact: Sheila Wakup

Caregiver Support
1st, 3rd & 4th Wednesday, 1:00 ‐ 2:30 pm | Room 200B/C

In partnership with DARTS, Caregiver Support provides a safe, supportive environment where family caregivers come together to discuss concerns with trained facilitators and to learn from others caring for a loved one.

CONTACT: Vicki Patterson, Licensed Social Worker, 651-234-2255

Emotional Wellness Support Group (formerly Depression Support Group)

Tuesdays, 6:30-8 pm | Room 100B

Emotional Wellness Support Group (formerly called Depression Support Group) provides group education and support — not clinical treatment. Any adult is welcome to attend to find support in dealing with difficult emotions, increase self-awareness, gain insight, develop social-emotional skills, seek to change negative behavior patterns, and improve relationships with self, others and God.

Jody Slaughter
Spiritual Care Minister

Grief Support
Monday, 6:00 ‐ 7:30 pm | Room 200 B/C

Grief Support opens the door to healing by providing safe, confidential, Christ‐centered support for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. Weekly guest speakers address an aspect of the grief process. Following the speaker we break into small groups for sharing and support.

Jody Slaughter
Spiritual Care Minister

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
2nd Monday/monthly, 6:30 ‐ 8:00 pm | 200E

PFLAG supports parents, family, allies and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons. We are a place of love and acceptance with members from all walks of life. Following a presentation on a topic of interest, we break into small groups for parents and family, friends and allies, GLBTQ, and straight spouse.

Susan Allen

Parkinson’s Support
2nd Thursday/monthly, 6 – 7:30 | Community Room

Parkinson’s Disease Support offers an opportunity for you or someone you help care for to connect with others affected by this condition to learn, share experiences, and offer mutual support. We begin with a presentation on a topic of interest and break into separate small groups for those living with PD and their family members/caregivers.

Jody Slaughter
Spiritual Care Minister

Additional Resource: First Hand Help website, 763‐545‐1272

Persons with Dementia

Meets the second Wednesday of the month, 2:00-3:00 pm, October – March | Room 200E

Build a support system with people who understand.

This support group for people with dementia provides information, resources and support directly to the person impacted. Alzheimer’s Association® support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for people with dementia to develop a support system, exchange practical information on living well with dementia, learn about community resources, and talk through issues & concerns.

For questions and to schedule a screening, contact: Kari Snyder, Senior Adult Ministries, at 952-898-9357 or by email.. For additional information on Alzheimer’s support groups, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at

Women's Divorce Support

Second and Fourth Monday from 6:30-7:30 pm | Room 100B

Divorce Support welcomes all struggling with the process of divorce. We offer safe, confidential, Christ-centered small group emotional and educational support led by a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. Individualized meetings are available for those who would like one on one support. Resources are also available for family members of those going through divorce.

CONTACT: Email Katri Balfanz for dates and location of meetings.

Jody Slaughter
Spiritual Care Minister

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