Support Groups

Outside everything may seem fine, but many people hide what’s really going on. Rather than suffer alone, we want to provide safe, grace-filled places for people to find help, healing and support. We offer support groups, some put together by Revive Wesleyan with others hosted here but run by partner organizations. All available to you.

Faith-based Groups by Revive Wesleyan

Addictions & Alcoholics Victorious

Mondays 7:00 pm
McKinley Room 130

Do you find yourself battling and trying to overcome an addiction to drugs or alcohol? Addictions and Alcoholics Victorious is a safe place for you to come and talk with others facing similar struggles.

Cancer Support Ministry

1st/3rd Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm
9 W. Main St., Springville.

Come be encouraged by God, others who have walked a cancer journey, or those who are currently walking a cancer journey. Time together will include: Prayer, Study of God’s Word for cancer patients, sharing of struggles and victories (as comfortable) and gifts of support and encouragement. Questions please contact Esther at 716-253-0680.

No registration required, just an open support group.

Circle of Caring

Fridays 1:00-2:30 pm
McKinley Room 131

This is a group for those who are on the journey of care giving for a loved one. Long-hour caregivers face incredible stress: financial, emotional, and physical. This group will help you see yourself, your situation, and the person you are caring for through the light of God’s amazing love. Join us for this 10 week book study of “The Heart of the Caregiver.” Click the image to register.

Divorcecare

Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm
McKinley Gardenview
Starts January 10
REGISTER HERE

Are you struggling with the pain of a divorce or separation? This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never faced. DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. At this 13-week, video-based support group program, you’ll find helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil and practical tools for decision-making. For questions, email Kristin Myers.

Families Victorious

1st & 3rd Mondays 7:00 pm
McKinley Room 117

Do you find yourself being impacted by the addiction of a family member or close friend? Families Victorious is a group for you to talk with others facing the same struggle, giving you a chance to ask questions and seek the support you need.

While addiction (and the brokenness that it causes our community and the families battling it) is heartbreaking, we have seen hope and healing happen at Families Victorious. No registration needed!

Note: we do not meet on government holidays.

Freedom Group

Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 pm

Are you struggling with pornography or other sexual behavior that you know is not God honoring but you just can’t seem to stop? Freedom Group is a Christ-centered,12-step program for men seeking freedom from sexual addiction. More than simply a support group, Freedom Group will equip you with tools for real recovery in community with other men who are willing to be authentic and accountable.

Please contact Trevor Kaufman at (716) 649-6335 for a referral.  Thank you!

GriefShare

Mondays 3:00 pm
Mondays 6:30 pm
McKinley Room 124
REGISTER HERE

GriefShare is a support group that provides help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. It’s a 13-week video series with discussion groups following the videos. Our evening session offering is already full to capacity. Our afternoon session 3-5 PM is open for registration.

A Time for Hope

Tuesdays 6:30 pm
McKinley Room 130

Providing a safe and welcoming place where people suffering from mental illness can experience hope, love, and a sense of belonging through a relationship with Jesus Christ and fellowship with others.

The group is open to any adult (18+) who is experiencing mental or emotional struggles, or who has been diagnosed with a mental illness.

Questions? Contact Beth Nelson at b2lipn@gmail.com.

support groups

In addition to the faith-based groups we offer, we are hosts for many outside support groups with national programs. These offerings are listed below.

Al-Anon

Saturdays 10:00 am
McKinley Room 130

These meetings are designed for families and friends who are concerned about the drinking habits of a loved one.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 12:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm
McKinley Room 130

If you’re looking for an AA meeting, we host several during the week in our meeting spaces. This can be a great tool on the road to recovery.

Note: A women’s only group meets Thursdays at 7:00 pm in Room 130.

Gam Anon

Fridays 7:00 pm
McKinley Room 129

Gam Anon is a support group for anyone affected by the gambling problem of a loved one. Find the support you need from others who find themselves in the same situation.

Gamblers Anonymous

Wednesdays 11:00 am
Fridays 7:00 pm
McKinley Gardenview

Gamblers Anonymous is a group of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

NAMI

3rd Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm
McKinley Room 127

NAMI is a support group for those who have a family member dealing with Mental Health disorders.