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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Financial Peace University Registration Required



Financial Peace University provides resources to help you manage personal finances, get control of spending, and set financial goals, all with the support of trained facilitators.

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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If you are stressed about money or need a new plan to budget or manage your finances, Financial Peace University provides you with the tools to handle your money. In Financial Peace University, join others in the common struggle of learning to manage personal finances, getting control of spending, and setting financial goals. Trained facilitators provide a supportive environment, using materials created by Dave Ramsey. Cost: $100 YMCA members and community members 50% discount for those who qualify for Financial Assistance

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Amy Boheman at 253-460-8924

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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If you have experienced loss of any kind, whether of a person you loved or something else, such as a relationship, financial security, dream or expectation, Journey to a New Beginning after Loss offers a caring place to work through the grief of any major life change. In a small group of six to ten people, Journey to a New Beginning after Loss will help you walk through the pain of loss and work through the stages of grief. Cost: $30 YMCA Members | $45 Community Members

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Amy Boheman at 253-460-8924

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

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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.

Cost: $30 YMCA Members | $45 Community Members


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Amy Boheman at 253-460-8924

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

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Cost: $50 YMCA Members | $65 Community Members

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Amy Boheman at 253-460-8924

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

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If you struggle to break old habits, feel stuck in a cycle of behavior or are contemplating change, the Making Change Stick Workshop is a 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. No cost to YMCA members or community members

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Amy Boheman at 253-460-8924

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

Details:

Space and supplies will be provided. • Ages | 12 and older • Cost | $10 for YMCA Members or Community Members

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Amy Boheman at 253-460-8924