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Workshops for Grief Support

We welcome you to join us for upcoming seminars and workshops that explore various topics, methods, and activities on the grief journey.

Workshops can be a series or individual event.

Grief and the Holidays

with Allison Gary

The holiday season can be difficult when you are grieving. No matter what you celebrate, it’s important to know that you aren’t alone. You can survive the holiday season in a way that allows you to be comfortable, to honor your grief and remember your loved one in ways that are helpful to you. This virtual workshop is a way to get some support and helpful tips when grieving around the holiday season. We will discuss coping with emotions, how to handle triggering traditions, and ways to navigate social and familial events.

Saturday Nov 19 and Saturday Dec 17

Suggested Donation: $20. Space is Limited. Registration is required.

Open heART Studio for the Holidays

with Carrie Bauer and Allison Gary

This two-session workshop will invite participants to explore grief through use of various art activities, specific to grief and the holiday season. We will work on a total of 4 art activities during our time together.
No art experience required. Come create, explore and share as part of your grief journey.

Cost: $35, supplies included.

Space is Limited. Registration is required.

meeting dates: Saturday December 10th and 17th from 11am-2pm at HeartLight Center.

Suggested Donation: $20. Space is Limited. Registration is required.

Holiday Love, Hope and Light: A Time of Remembrance

Candle Lighting Ceremonies

Please join us for our holiday memorial service and candle lighting ceremony, in partnership with Horan & McConaty.  Programs will begin at 7pm (MST) and will last about one hour.  Refreshments will be served.

Monday December 5th at the Grant Street Horan & McConaty in Thornton
Thursday December 8th at the Wadsworth Blvd Horan & McConaty in Lakewood
Monday December 12th at the Parker Rd Horan & McConaty in Denver


“Seasons of Grief and Hope” – A Reflective Journey Using Pictorial Quilts

Join Monique Cerundolo, chaplain, poet and artist, on Saturday, January 14th 2023, as she guides us through a reflective journey of grief through the passing of seasons which are illustrated through poetry and pictorial quilts of nature scenes. This virtual exhibit is meant to be an educational and personal spiritual tool in coping with grief, addressing the importance of an emotional process and promotes understanding and compassion. Monique will also guide us through a brief expressive activity and a sharing session.

date: Jan 14, 2023 on Zoom
start time:  11am (PT) / 12pm (MST)/ 1pm (CT)/ 2pm (EST)

Cost: $25, registration is required


A Loving Commemoration and Celebration of Life:

An Afternoon of Remembrance for those lost to Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias

The loss of loved ones to Alzheimer’s or other dementias creates a unique grief process. HeartLight Center has created a program that offers a safe and supportive environment in which to share and learn, to look back and look ahead. We hope you will join us in caring for yourself as you remember and reflect.

Come be a part of a very special gathering for those who have lost beloveds to Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Come share stories of love and support and mementos of your loved ones in a community of comfort. This time will be filled with stories and treasured reflections that honor the memory of our loved ones. Please bring a treasured object that reminds you of your loved one. If you wish, you may also bring a photo of your loved one.

Join us in person at the HeartLight Center, or virtually on Zoom!

Registration required. Space is limited.

Co-Sponsored by Cherie Karo Schwartz, in Loving Memory of Larry Schwartz