Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Support Group Questionnaire

Are you in a widows or singles support group or do you lead one?
I'd love to get some tips from you to share with other readers. Someday, your advice and input may help launch a few other groups!
Please Copy and Paste this quick questionnaire into a comment or an e-mail, and send me your answers. I'll thank you ahead of time for your help----
Thanks!
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I. What is the purpose of your group?
  1. Grief support
  2. Bible study
  3. Social/Fellowship
II. Who does your group reach?
  1. Widows only
  2. Widows + widowers
  3. All single women
  4. All singles
III. Who started your group?
  1. An individual
  2. A church
  3. A counselling center
  4. Hospice
  5. Other: __________
IV. Where does your group meet?
  1. Community building
  2. Restaurant
  3. Home
  4. Church
  5. Online at _______________
  6. Other:______________
V. How often does your group meet?
  1. Daily
  2. Weekly
  3. Monthly
  4. Other
VI.  Do you use a guidebook or curriculum?
  1. No
  2. Yes: ________________
VII.  And finally, is there anything you'd like to say about your group?

Thanks again!



1 comment:

  1. from Justine---

    I. What is the purpose of your group? All 3!
    1.Grief support
    2.Bible study
    3.Social/Fellowship

    II. Who does your group reach?
    Widows only

    III. Who started your group?
    My church

    IV. Where does your group meet? Church and an online facebook group to stay in touch

    V. How often does your group meet?
    Monthly at church, and as often as we post on FB

    VI. Do you use a guidebook or curriculum?
    No

    VII. And finally, is there anything you'd like to say about your group?
    We are a very new group. My pastor asked me to lead the group after we had yet another young woman lose her husband. I was widowed 9 years ago and have known my pastor and his wife for MANY years (I graduated from high school with his wife), but they have only been my pastors for about 3 years. We started this group in February and are currently reaching about 6 young(ish) widows...all too young to have lost a husband. I joined your lifeboat group to see what sorts of things other widows ask. I feel somewhat ill-equipped to deal with this ministry, but I know that those the Lord calls, He equips!

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