prepare for the holidays and
discover hope for the future

When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. Our Surviving the Holidays seminar helps participants prepare for the holidays and even discover hope for the future.

In past years, the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season may have been a time of great anticipation and excitement…but this year, the prospect of facing the holidays without your loved one may cause anxiety and dread.

You are not alone!

Surviving the Holidays seminar offers support, encouragement, and advice to get through the holidays.

You will learn practical helps for the holiday season

  • What to do with your holiday emotions.

  • Why it is important to develop a plan to navigate the holidays.

  • Tips for surviving Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

  • Hear survivor stories.

you will meet some grief experts

  • H. Norman Wright: Grief therapist and certified trauma specialist. He has authored over 70 books.

  • Sabrina Black: Author and speaker who is the CEO of Abundant Life Counseling.

  • Susan Lutz: Author and counselor at Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. She has over 15 years of counseling experience.

  • Dr. Paul David Tripp: Pastor, author, and international conference speaker.

You’re Invited…

to the Surviving the Holidays Seminar

A seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death.

This helpful encouraging seminar features video interviews with top Christian experts on grief and recovery.

We cover topics from a biblical perspective.

We feature personal testimonies from people who have experienced the holidays after bereavement.

The video seminar is combined with support group discussion of the materials presented during the video.

Those who attend will receive a Survival Guide filled with practical tips, encouraging words, a gospel presentation, journaling ideas, and exercises for daily help through the holiday season.

There is no cost for this event! Please come as our guest.

For more information:
Contact Pastor Howard Smith
at (208) 463-9070 or at