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

Prince of Peace Support Groups

All support groups are ongoing and open to anyone.

12 Steps for Christian Living

Sundays | 10:00 am-11:00
Room 200A

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 200BC | 13801 Fairview Dr.

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

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

CONTACT: Lynette Ramirez

Caregiver Support

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

Grief Support Series

10-week series, Mondays, October 10 – December 19 | 6:00-7:30 pm |No meeting on Labor Day, September 5
Prince of Peace Chapel or Online (contact Jody Slaughter for the Zoom link)

  • Introduction to Grief
  • How Grief Affects Our Minds
  • How Grief Affects Us Physically
  • Emotional Aspects of Grief
  • Spiritual Aspects of Grief
  • Grief in our Families and Communities
  • Complicated Grief
  • Grief Amidst the Holidays
  • Transitions as a Result of Grief
  • What We Learn from Grief in other Traditions and Cultures

Jody Slaughter
Spiritual Care Minister

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

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

1st Thursday/monthly | 2:00 pm | 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. Contact Jody Slaughter to get the Zoom link or with other questions.

Jody Slaughter
Spiritual Care Minister

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

Persons with Dementia

2nd Wednesday of the month | 2:00-3:00 pm 

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

Thursdays | 6:00 pm | Room 100A

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 more information.

Jody Slaughter
Spiritual Care Minister

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