Spiritual and Emotional Support

YMCA Spiritual and Emotional Support groups offer hope and provide a place for genuine relationships. Our groups, workshops, and seminars are based on research and rooted in Christian principles. Find help in navigating some of the most challenging and joyful aspects of life.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Prayer requests are read and prayed for on a weekly basis by our mission staff and chaplains. Have a burden, worry, or thanksgiving you would like to share?

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REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

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Journey to a Life of Courage Registration Required



In this eight-week small group, we will acknowledge and face fears to overcome anxiety and build a life of faith, surrender, passion, and courage.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form


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Journey to a Life of Significance Registration Required



In this eight-week small group, we discover purpose and develop a more positive self-image as we work towards overcoming negative thought patterns through emotional healing, affirmation and encouragement.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form


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Journey to a New Beginning after Loss Registration Required



In a supportive and healing environment, this eight-week small group offers a caring place to work through the grief of any major life change.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form


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Journey to Freedom Registration Required



Developed for facing life’s challenges, this eight-week small group serves as a place of hope, healing, and restoration.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form

Details:

If you need an inspiring and practical vision for change and self-improvement in your life, Journey to Freedom may be your first step. Journey to Freedom offers a safe environment to explore improving your life, restoring hope and rebuilding your circle of encouragement. Become more self-aware and prepare for positive change in a small group of six to ten people led by supportive facilitators.

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Journey to Healthy Living Registration Required



If you are struggling with your relationship to food and your body, Journey to Healthy Living provides support to help you achieve peace with your body and lifestyle. This eight-week class meets twice a week and includes moderate physical activity, book discussion, journaling, and food education within a supportive environment. This group presents a new way of thinking about the way food and body image interact with your mental, emotional, and spiritual health.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form

Details:

For those searching to create peace with their bodies and lifestyle, this course provides a nurturing environment to address food and body image issues related to weight loss, eating disorders and food addictions.

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Stefani Montague at 253-534-4751
What To Bring:
Community members are welcome to participate in all Life University classes and are required to sign our guest waiver and present Photo ID upon entering our facilities. Additional fees may apply.

Making Change Stick Workshop Registration Required



Designed to offer tools to support life change in spirit, mind and body, this workshop helps you learn the research-based process of holistic change and the ingredients to achieve sustainable change.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form

Details:

If you struggle to break old habits, feel stuck in a cycle of behavior or are contemplating change, the Making Change Stick Workshop is fa great place to begin. This hour and a half workshop helps you learn the research-based process of holistic change and gives you direction on where and how to start. Leave with the tools you need to make the change you've always wanted.

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Parenting Registration Required



Receive support and encouragement while learning how to raise responsible children, have more fun in your parenting role, and build a stronger relationship with your family.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

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Relationship Enrichment Registration Required



Couples (married or not married) gain tools to improve communication, move beyond conflict, understand differences, and experience positive and lasting changes in their relationship.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form


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Related Activities:
Making Change Stick Workshop

Vision Boards Registration Required



Vision boards are words and images that represent what you want to achieve in the coming months. We will give you the space and supplies you need to define your dreams and create a vision board to remind you to be intentional in working toward your goals.

If you are interested in a class but find it doesn't line up with your schedule, please click the button below to fill out an interest form and we'll contact you:

Spiritual and Emotional Support Interest Form


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