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Comfort Ministry

Helping you cope with loss, grief, and bereavement.

Upcoming Events

Called to Comfort Class

We have been called by God to comfort others as He has comforted us.

In the Called to Comfort Adult Christian Education Class we learn to comfort, support, and be present to individuals who have experienced loss through use of Scripture, teaching, discussion, videos, books and more. This session is held every Sunday of the month at 12:30pm, except on the first Sunday.

Join by clicking the link below or enter the following details manually:

Meeting ID: 815 9982 1487 Passcode: 069275

Small Doses of Healing - Virtual Art Therapy

The Comfort Ministry hosts Small Doses of Healing, an Art Therapy Workshop every Saturday of the month at 1:00 pm, except the first Saturday of the month.

Some basic art supplies to have available during the session:

  • Pencils & Colored Pencils
  • Watercolor Paint
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Clay

These are just suggestions, if you have any other art supplies you would like to use, feel free to bring them!

Click the link below to join by Zoom!

Past Events

A Grief Like No Other: What Do You Do With Your Grief?

A Grief Like No Other: What Do You Do With Your Grief? “Hope for Healing in This Grief” Rev. Alicia E. Parker "Children, Grief, and the Pandemic: What Now?” Dr. Rita Milburn-Dobson "Music Therapy for the Griever, the Activist and for Everyday Life” Aphten Milburn-Dobson “Men and Grief” Rev. Art Gilbert “Small Doses of Healing, Art Therapy” Isis Kirton

Posted by New Covenant Church of Philadelphia on Saturday, June 27, 2020

Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



Dr. Tina Scott, LPC, NCP

Psychotherapist & Professional Coach


1445 City Line Avenue

Second Floor

Wynnewood, Pa 19096


Philadelphia Mental Health Resources

For mental health crises, call the crisis hotline 24/7 at 215-685-6440

Precious Gems Supportive Services

231 South Easton Road

Glenside, PA 19038

Voicemail: 215-224-5655


PGSS is a community based non-profit organization (501© (3)) formed in 1995, incorporated in 2001 to provide grief, loss and transition support within underserved populations. PGSS has established a program that recognizes that grief is a normal part of life and offers a safe place for children/teens to express those feelings, within their own communities.

Rev. Alicia E. Parker

Bereavement Training and Support


Uplift Center for Grieving Children

Family Services Grief Groups

Kevin Carter 267-437-3123 (ext. 13) - Clinical Director

In School & Community Grief Groups

Meghan Szafran 267-437-3123 (ext. 1) Director of School & Community Services


Philly Hope Line (Staffed by Clinicians from Uplift)

Call or Text: 215-745-4673

Safe Harbor

Bereavement Group for Children 4-18 and Young Adults 18-29.

Call 215-481-5983 or visit their website here.

Art Therapy

Thirsty For Art - Self Care Through Art

The Gottman Institute




Therapy for Black Girls

Music Therapy

Music Therapy Association

Music Therapy in Telehealth

You Are Not Alone - Music Therapist Unite


“The Healing Book, Facing the Death and Celebrating the Life of Someone You Love”

by Ellen Sabin

“How I Feel, A Coloring Book for Grieving Children”

by Alan D. Wolfelt Ph.D.

“When Dinosaurs Die, A Guide to Understanding Death”

by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

“Disappointment With God, Three Questions No One Asks About”

by Philip Yancey

“It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way, Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered”

by Lysa Terkeurst

"No More Faking Fine, Ending the Pretending”

by Esther Fleece

The Centering Corporation

Resources and books for Men, Women, and Children who are experiencing loss and grief.

https://centering.org/ or call 1-402-553-1200

The Center for Loss & Life Transition

Books and resources including free articles for Men, Women, and Children who are experiencing loss and grief.

https://www.centerforloss.com/ or call 1-970-226-6050