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 Thrive Anyhow!


Discover What Can Keep You Going When Caring for Another is Stressful.


Thursday, March 2, 2017


7:00 PM in the Gathering Place


This workshop focuses on practical advice, providing a powerful guide and spiritual tools to nourish family caregivers caring for an ill or aging loved one.  Find blessings, gain insights, be inspired.  

About our moderator and speaker:  Deb Kelsey-Davis, RN, lay minister, certified in gerontology, and a family caregiver. Speaking from her personal experiences, Deb shares insights, stories and tools to aide others with this modern-day concern of caring for the caregiver.  


NOTE: Please scroll down to the on-line registration form below to register and reserve your materials and packet.  



Monthly Meetings:

Faith Filled Family Caregiver Community 

 at St. Mary of Gostyn



Meeting monthly, Nourish for Caregivers connects others going through similar experiences of caring for a loved one.  Move forward in a purposeful way, re-freshen and re-empower yourself with practical advice, useful tools and discussions, Navigate these times with a Christ-centered view and you will begin to thrive, with joy and holiness, in your caregiver journey.  

Each month's session topic will vary.


Every Third Thursdays

7:00 pm in the Parish Center Living Room

2017 Dates and Topics

 January 19 "Gifts for the Soul: Illuminating and Preserving the Moment"

February 16 "Empowering YOU: Gathering Practical and Spiritual Resources"


2016 Dates and Topics

December 15 Cancelled due to weather 

November 17 "Come What May: Choices, Attitudes and Graces!"

October 20 "Tackling the Impossible: Staying Organized and Planning for What's Next"

September 15 "Using Faith and Spiritual Tools to Care for Ourselves on this Caregiver Journey"

August 25 "Overcoming the challenges of advocating for your loved one's cares. We are called to speak up!"

July 21 "Spiritual and Practical guides to overcoming the challenges of honoring your loved one's wishes while juggling your own needs." 

June 16 "Practical Safety and Trust Issues" and how to cope with worry, including simple practices caregivers can put into place to protect loved ones and yourself."

May 19  "The Spiritual Practice of Asking For and Receiving Help"

April 21  "The Realities of Caregiver Stress and Effective Ways to Cope"

 March 17 "Communication Challenges" What can I do when my loved one does not tell the doctor the truth? Tips and Tools to support your efforts in advocating for their care.

February 18 "Tools to navigate with a Christ-centered view"


Many tools and resources exist on Deb's website,, as well as useful aides to help prepare for the monthly gatherings. Please visit or contact Kelly at for more information.






Soul to Soul-
Strength and Connection for Family Caregivers
Three-Part Workshop


A series of guest speakers will share their experiences and wisdom on this modern day concern of Caring for Caregivers.  These workshops will provide insights, stories and tools to aide the family caregiver, and help connect faith to the daily caregiver experience.  Filled with practical advice and discussions, you'll see that you are not alone in this process and there is help for you navigate these times with a Christ-centered view.  

Come for one, or all three!

This three-part speaker series begins in October.
Please watch the bulletin and this web page for more updated information. 


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