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We are very excited to announce that the Gathering Place program has expanded to Waco, TX!
The Gathering Place program was featured in the Belief Section of the Houston Chronicle on Sunday, October 23, 2016.
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Click here to read about the Gathering Place program in the official magazine of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.
The Horses are on Track!
Printed in the Tribune November 5, 2014
Currently there are 8 congregations in the Friendswood, Pasadena, Clear Lake and Pearland areas. To read the full story click here.
Author Toby Mattox, MDPC Member and Second Family Volunteer, describes how the Second Family Ministry functions and what motivates someone to become involved.
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At some meetings, Margaret Blume learns about elder care living options. Other months at the lunch-and-learn seminar, the topics are more emotional, like how to support family members who are showing signs of dementia.
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Author Gabrielle Browne and photographer Marisa Hugonnett offer an inside look at Interfaith CarePartner's Gathering Place meetings. These groups give those suffering from Alzheimer's disease or another dementia an opportunity to take part in energizing physical, social and memory-stimulating activities. Gathering Place meetings also provide care givers with a few hours of well-deserved respite.