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Reimagine: Life, Loss, & Love
This event was part of Reimagine: Life, Loss, & Love

Grief Gatherings: Community, Connection, and Ritual

Grief Gatherings: Community, Connection, and Ritual
During Grief Gatherings, we will explore how ritual, connection, and community help us through times of loss. Each of the four sessions will include meditation, interactive ritual, and conversation.

Grief Gatherings are an opportunity for those who have experienced loss to find connection through meditation, ritual, and community sharing. Bereavement is often a time when we feel most alone, even under normal circumstances. During our Covid-19 era, gathering in traditional ways that communicate support and care is impossible. During Grief Gatherings, we will recognize the universality of loss even as we seek to honor the uniqueness of each participant's experience of loss.

All are welcome to Grief Gatherings - including the recently bereaved and those whose loss was longer ago, but still present. There will be four sessions in the Grief Gatherings series. Participants are welcome to attend individual sessions or all four. Each session will feature unique meditations and ritual practices.

Kristabeth Atwood, M.Div is the founder of Rites of Passage, LLC, through which she brings the transformative power of ritual to people of all worldviews and cultural, secular, and spiritual perspectives. As a ritual designer, community officiant, and spiritual caregiver, Kristabeth feels privileged to help people honor and mark the meaningful moments that encompass all the seasons of life – from birth to death.

Ritual & Ceremony
Wellness Spirituality