Dec. 7. Ceremony and lunch for those grieving during the holidays, Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., the Julian of Norwich Center, St. Bede's Episcopal Church, 2601 Henderson Mill Road, Atlanta. An Advent quiet day with candle lighting and naming of lost ones will be guided by Lea Robinson and the Rev. Lynnsay A. Buehler. For more information or to register, call (770)938-9797 ext. 27.
Dec 15. Candle of Joy: Blue Christmas Service, Sunday, Dec. 15, 8:30 a.m., Central Congregational UCC, 2676 Clairmont Road NE Atlanta 30329.
Blue Christmas Service 2019, Cathedral of St. Philip, Wednesday, Dec. 18. For many of us, Christmas is a tough time, and can be the occasion for “feeling blue” in the midst of the culture focused on being happy and celebrating. More information. . .
Dec. 18, In the Bleak Midwinter: A Service of Grief & Hope, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7:00 p.m. in the Little Chapel, Glenn Memorial UMC. Is all the hustle & bustle of this Season too much to bear? Whether you are grieving, stressed, or lonely, on one of winter's longest night find comfort and hope. Childcare provided. 1660 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta 30307.
Dec. 22. Sandy Springs Christian Church. If the Christmas season brings you some sadness instead of joy, attend a Blue Christmas service. Sunday, Dec. 22, 6 p.m., at Sandy Springs Christian Church, 301 Johnson Ferry Road, NW, led by Pastor Nathan and Leslie Lady. Come and feel God's love and healing.
Dec. 22. Longest Night Service at Neighborhood Church, 1561 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta 30307. The holidays are full of many types of emotions. Neighborhood Church set aside the (almost) longest night of the year for a service to make space for grieving and comfort. Sunday, Dec. 22, 7 – 9 p.m. Come to this service and find comfort for the many feelings of grief and loss that may come with the season.