Mending the Soul

Receiving Healing * Restoring Wholeness * Rebuilding Communities


Mending the Soul small groups are for people hurting from abuse. Those who attend will gain a greater understanding of abuse, the effects of abuse, their own personal need for healing, and how to safely walk alongside others in the healing process.

How to participate

  1. Complete intake survey (contact Millie Westerman to get started)
  2. Meet with group facilitator to discuss group information details (Day/Time/Location/etc.)
  3. Purchase required Mending the Soul Workbook ($29) and the optional supplementary book ($15)

If you need financial assistance, talk with the group facilitator; the book may be provided to you for free.


Each group will meet once a week for two hours for 12 weeks.

Week 1: Introductions

Week 2: Three Foundational Beliefs

Week 3: What is Abuse and Where does it Come From? (A)

Week 4: What is Abuse and Where does it Come From? (B)

Week 5: Profile of Abusers

Week 6: Portrait of an Abusive Family

Week 7: Shame

Week 8: Powerlessness and Deadness

Week 9: Isolation

Week 10: Facing Brokenness

Week 11: Surrendering to God’s Love

Week 12: Forgiveness