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Rest Ministries

National. 300 affiliated groups. Founded 1997. Christian ministry for people who live with chronic pain or illness and their families. Daily devotionals, online social network 'The Sunroom,' and encouragement and resources for starting groups.


Rest Ministries, Inc.

P.O. Box 502928

San Diego, CA 92150

Voice: 1-888-751-7378

Fax: 1-800-933-1078



Verified: 1/9/2013

Project DOCC - Delivery Of Chronic Care

International. 28 chapters. Founded 1994. Provides education regarding the impact of chronic illness and/or disability on a family. Information, referrals, phone support, e-mail correspondence and 'how to' guides on developing a local group.


Project DOCC

18 Dunster Rd.

Great Neck, NY 11021-4640

Voice: 516-829-0786

Fax: 516-498-1899



MODEL. Mutual support and sharing of the struggles associated with the sense of spiritual loss (AKA 'crisis in faith') brought on by major upheavals in one's life including, but not limited to, the death of a loved one; changes in marital/relationship status; serious, life-threatening or chronic illness in the family; strife in one's worship community; problems in the workplace; fear of the future in light of the economy, etc. No fee. Free-will donation requested. Help in starting new local groups. Meets 3rd Weds., 6:30-8:30pm face-to-face meeting location: Conference Room, Admirals Hill Office Suites, 285 Commandants Way, Chelsea, MA. Registration is required. Support Group provided by Saint Nicholas Mission. Call: 617-336-7211 / Rev. David Dismas, MDiv.


Surviving Spiritual Losses

Saint Nicholas Mission

285 Commandants Way

Chelsea, MA 02150

Voice: 617-336-7211 / Rev. David Dismas, MDiv.

Verified: 1/10/2013

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