A support group is a group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement, comfort, and advice. JFS at the MJCC classes and support groups offer professional as well as peer interaction, specific to a variety of topics and life circumstances. Please contact JFS at (901) 767-8511 for more information. Be on the lookout for additional classes and groups in the future.
Death and Dying Customs: Social Work Issues by Faith Cutural Diversity
Life presents us with many challenges. Perhaps, the most difficult challenge is facing the mortality of a loved one, or for that matter, facing our own death. To compound this issue, there are significant cultural differences that surround end of life issues. Join us in confronting these problems in a positive and meaningful way. Approved for 3 CEUs by NASW.
Rabbi Abraham Schacter-Gampel
Director of Spiritual Care and Chaplain-Memphis Jewish Home and Rehabilitation
Chaplain Mark Adam Smith
Manager of Clinical Support Services Methodist Hospice
$15 advance pay and $20 day of program
Thu 7:30am–12:00pm | 8/22 | Class #5813
Parenting Through Divorce Classes
A state-mandated co-parenting class for couples who are getting divorced and have minor children. For more information about this class, please contact Bill Monroe at (901) 767-8511 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Must have a minimum of 5 participants to hold the class. No Husband and Wife may attend the Parenting Class on the same date.
Reservations are required.
Upcoming class dates:
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 8/21 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5810
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 9/11 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5811
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 9/25 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5812
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 10/2 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #6060
Wed 5:00-9:00pm | 10/23 | $50 advance / $55 day of class | Class #5951
Special Needs Classes
For more information about these classes, please contact Bill Monroe at (901) 767-8511 or email@example.com.
Join us for a fun new way to stretch both your body and your mind. FREE class designed to make fitness and flexibility fun and easy.
Tuesday | 3:00–4:00pm
EQUESTRIAN ASSISTED LEARNING
Our fabulously successful program that gives riders confidence, pleasere and an increased sense of well being.
Sunday | 2:00-4:00pm
ART with Chany
Learn art history while you paint like one of the old masters. Lots of fun and no experience needed.
Sunday | 10:00-11:00am
Focuses on issues related to loss and life challenges. This gathering is in partnership with Crossroads Hospice.
3rd Tuesdays | 10:30–11:30am
Crohn’s Disease and Colitis Support Group
Focuses on issues related to living with Crohn’s Disease and Colitis.
1st Tuesdays | 7:00–8:00pm
Benefits those caring for someone with any stage of dementia.
3rd Tuesdays | 7:00–8:00pm
Social Services Programs
Cake, Coffee, and Conversation
This is a program for Holocaust survivors, followed by a time to socialize. This program assists Holocaust survivors with completion of Claims Conference and Blue Card applications. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact Rashki Osina, JFS Counselor, at (901) 259-9216 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1st Tuesdays | 10:30-11:30am
Lunch-and-Learn for Adults with Special Needs
Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy a different program each month followed by a time for socializing. JFS provides beverages. Contact Bill Monroe, Special Needs Coordinator, at (901) 259-9242 or email@example.com.
For more information, call JFS at (901) 767-8511.