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Circle of Comfort

The mission of this grief ministry is to offer support in finding healing, hope and a renewed sense of purpose within a caring Christian environment to those experiencing grief.

The Circle of Comfort Grief Ministry was organized as a result of members who have experienced grief, receive the abundant comfort of God and now desire to comfort others. The ministry is on-going and open-ended with individuals participating as needed in one or all of the following areas of support:

  • Spiritual Guidance
  • Individual Contact
  • Seminars
  • Referrals for Specialized needs
Ministry Goals

We will ...

  • Provide comfort and listen compassionately.
  • Provide the opportunity for persons experiencing grief to be partnered with someone who has experienced and faced simililar struggles
  • Help persons who are grieving to deal constructively with the feelings and practical problems as a result of grief.
  • Assist persons who are experiencing grief to understand their emotions and cope with new life situations and circumstances.
  • Help those experiencing grief to restore and build a sense of purpose for the future.
  • Enable persons who have experienced grief to ultimitately be able to assist and comfort others who are grieving.


Dealing with Grief

  1. Shock and Denial - "Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take from you (John 16:22)."
  2. Pain and Guilt - "I cried out to God with my voice—To God with my voice; And He gave ear to me.In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord; My hand was stretched out in the night without ceasing; My soul refused to be comforted (Psalm 77:1-2)."
  3. Anger - "Then His disciples said, “Lord, if he sleeps he will get well (John 11:12).”
  4. Depression, Reflection, Loneliness "Turn Yourself to me, and have mercy on me, For I am desolate and afflicted Psalm 25:16)."
  5. The Upward Turn - "For we walk by faith, not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7)."
  6. Reconstruction & Working Through - "So the ransomed of the Lord shall return, And come to Zion with singing, With everlasting joy on their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness; Sorrow and sighing shall flee away (Isaiah 51:11)."
  7. Acceptance and Hope - "And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose (Romans 8:28)."
Helpful Tips ...
  • Trust and depend on God for all things.
  • Be gentle with yourself.
  • Take care of your body.
  • Demand the right to grieve in your own way.
  • Healing takes time.
  • Surround yourself with persons who believe and trust God.
  • Cling to hope and pray for strength


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The Bible is God’s redemptive revelation to man. Its primary focus is to reconcile fallen man back to Himself. There was one and only one way this could be done. Atonement had to be made for man’s sins!

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The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church reflects the overall concept and philosophy of the National Baptist Convention of America, Inc. It embraces the mandate given to the Church by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; that great commission: Mission, Education, and Evangelism.

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We believe: The Bible is the Word of God, and is the authority and standard for all issues of faith and life.

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