Care & REcovery Groups

Arborlawn has several different care and support groups help provide care and support recovery. These groups, led by both clergy and lay leaders, meet many of the diverse needs of Arborlawn. If you are interested in starting a group, contact Joy Dister-Dominguez, Associate Pastor of Congregational Care, at

Grief Support Group

Arborlawn’s Fall Grief Support Group will begin on Tuesdays from October 15th through November 19th, 6:30-8pm in room 224 at Arborlawn. 

Grief is a path we all walk at some point in our lives.  If you’ve experienced a recent loss please consider joining us.  We will share our stories and honor our loved ones.  A variety of readings and a workbook to help us chart our way forward.  We will take this walk together and find strength in the loving support of our fellow travelers.

Register by emailing:


We are there to support anyone who has been affected by another person’s use of drugs or alcohol. Contact Johnny Johnson for more information at 817-944-2260.

This group meets every Monday night at 6:30 pm in Room 214.

Alzheimer's Support Group 

Many people feel overwhelmed these days juggling the demands of daily life. But for someone who cares for a loved one with dementia, the balancing act is even tougher.  If you find yourself without the time to take care of your own needs, you may be putting yourself and your own health at risk. By learning caregiving skills, however, you can make sure that your loved one feels supported and is living a full life, while ensuring that you are taking steps to preserve your own well-being. Join the Alzheimer’s Association Family-Caregiver Support Group to learn these caregiving skills that can unlock better quality of life for all. For more information contact Rusty Garvin at 817-917-1301.

This group meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at 2:00 pm in Room 212.

Compassionate Friends

Compassionate Friends is a self-help organization offering friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved families that have experienced the death of a child.

For meeting dates and times at Arborlawn:

DFW Concussion Support Group

The DFW Concussion Support Group is here to provide care to people who are dealing with concussions and those that support them. Those who have had Post Concussion Syndrome and would like to offer support are always welcome as well. Additionally, this group is open to those in the community who would like to learn more about concussions and their impact on those affected. During each meeting, there is time for family, friends, and caregivers to meet separately and focus on the topics that impact them most. For more information, contact Kristi Ferguson at or 214.718.7464. You can also stay up to date with this group’s events by liking and following them on Facebook at @DFWConcussion.

The group meets the 1st Saturday of the month at 10:00 am in Room 212.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for 24/7 confidential support at 1-800-273-8255 or by chatting online at