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Cancer Support Ministry

We offer a free monthly Support Group with Dinner. Our meetings are one Tuesday each month from 6:30 pm to 8 pm in Fellowship Hall. Hope for the Journey is an uplifting, Christ centered ministry. Anyone in the community is welcome; you do not need to be a church member. We serve men and women with all types of cancer diagnoses and you can bring your spouse, caregiver, or a friend. 

Schedule 

6:30pm–7:05pm - fellowship and meal 

7:05pm–7:20pm - announcements, articles, information 

7:20pm–7:40pm - devotional by our Clinical Chaplain 

7:40pm–7:50pm - share prayer requests 

7:50pm–8:00pm - prayer  

Remaining 2019 Dates– July 9, August 13, September 17, October 8, November 5, & December 3. Please RSVP to or 678-405-5059. 

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Feedback

“Thank you again for last night (Support Group). What an amazing group or warm, friendly folks. You made me feel so welcome! This is such a valuable ministry and is much needed as we all make this journey together.” 

“I am overwhelmed by the generosity of this group and all of the support I have received.” She took ministry gifts (treatment prayer blanket, scripture box, & treatment tote) with her when she went out of state for treatment. “I can’t wait to get back home and meet everyone at Support Group!” 

“I cannot explain how happy I was yesterday when I saw your card with all of the supportive words and scripture. It helped me to be more positive. Your great support encourages me to fight and beat this cancer so that I can get back to a normal life soon.” 

Coping with Cancer 

  • Articles (links to exercise, journaling, relaxation breathing, meditate on God's Word, One Day at a Time)
  • Christian Books (Max Lucado, David Jeremiah)
  • Encouraging Scripture List (53 of)

Resources

American Cancer Society (cancer.org) 1-800-ACS-2345 (Services: Patient Lodging Programs, Rides to Treatment, Breast Cancer Support, Patient Navigator-Personal cancer guide, I Can Cope-Online cancer education classes.) 

GeorgiaCancerInfo.org 404-523-8735 (Comprehensive info on Ga-based cancer care) 

Imermanangels.org 1-866-463-7626 (Meet your cancer match.) 

CanCare.org 1-888-461-0028 (Match you with a survivor who has been there. Match your Caregiver to their experienced Caregivers.) 

CancerHopeNetwork.org 1-877-467-3638 (Talk with someone who has been there. Articles on hope.) 

Cure Magazine (CureToday.com) (Cancer updates, research & education. Order a free magazine.) 

CleaningforaReason.org (Free housecleaning for women undergoing treatment.) 

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