A Variety of Groups to Support You

Floris UMC offers many different support groups for those struggling with life’s challenges. The following is a list of resources that we offer along with a short description of each. For more information about any of these groups, please contact Carol Benson.


Adoption/Foster Care Ministry: Support and education for those who are exploring adoption and/or foster care. Assistance and resources provided for adoptive and foster parents, birth parents and adoptees. For more information, please contact Mary Chamberlain.


Alcoholics Anonymous: Floris welcomes all AA members and those who have a desire to stop drinking. This free group allows men and women to share their experience, strength and hope in order to stay sober and help others become sober. Meetings take place every Monday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. on the second floor.

  • Mondays 5:30 p.m. –  AA Step Meeting is a group discussion of the 12 Steps of AA.
  • Thursdays 5:30 p.m.  – Big Book Meeting is a group reading and discussion of the book Alcoholics Anonymous.

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Caron Support Group: You are welcome to join us at The Caron Parent & Family Support Group. This group is designed to meet the needs of those with loved ones who are currently in treatment, are using alcohol and/or drugs in a problematic manner, or are in recovery. The mission is to help ourselves and in turn help others whose loved ones are struggling with addiction. All 18 years and older are welcome. The group meets the 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month at 7p.m.

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Celebrate Recovery: This Christ-centered group helps members face and overcome their hurts, habits and hang-ups. Open meetings are on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. (dinner beginning at 6:15 p.m.), and gender-specific step groups are on Thursdays from 7-9 p.m.

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Caregiver Support Group: This caregiver support group is for family and friends of those who have dementia, including Alzheimer’s. The group is a wonderful way to share experiences and gain care giving insight from those who are on a similar journey. Meetings are the first Thursday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. on the second floor.

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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Family Support Group: A year-round support group for family members, partners, and friends of individuals living with a mental health condition. The support group is facilitated by two NAMI-trained facilitators. Meetings take place the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on the second floor.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Spouse/Partner Support Group:
A year-round support group for spouses and partners of individuals living with a mental health condition. The support group is facilitated by two NAMI-trained facilitators. Meetings take place the first Thursday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. on the second floor.

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DivorceCare: We invite you to become part of a small support group of people who are also experiencing separation and divorce. You’ll meet others who understand what you are feeling and who will be able to offer you encouragement. This group holds 13-week sessions throughout the year. Meetings are Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. on the second floor.

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If you have questions about any of these groups, contact Carol Benson.