Footprints Mission Statement
The Footprints Children’s Grief Ministry mission is to serve children dealing with grief in a Faith-based
environment that is safe and accepting of all emotions and to help the child identify and begin to understand and deal with the emotions
regarding the loss.
What is Footprints
Footprints Children's Grief Ministry is a free community-wide program serving
children between the ages of 6 and 18 and their families who are experiencing grief and loss due to death or divorce.
a safe caring environment in which children can learn to identify and cope with their emotions. Most importantly children can learn
that "You are not alone."
Footprints Children's Grief Ministry, Inc. --- 402A West Palm Valley Blvd. Suite 335 --- Round Rock, TX 78664
Serving all of Central Texas including Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Georgetown, Lakeway, Cedar Park, Leander
"A workshop for children experiencing grief and loss"
Children's Grief Ministry
The Footprints schedule is one hour a day, once a week, for ten (10) weeks and scheduled on an as needed
basis. All activities and sessions will be conducted in a group format led by three (3) trained, non-related adult volunteers with 8
to 10 children in each group. All staff volunteers/facilitators are trained in the overall process, in the specifics of the activities,
and how to recognize and work with the grieving children.
We put children in peer support groups with other children their age
who have gone through similar losses. The activities and games are designed to help children understand their emotions and began to
deal with them. All activities and games are group-based emphasizing the theme of "You are not alone."
Getting the parents involved
in the healing process is a huge key in the child’s success. While the children’s sessions are being conducted, a session for the
parent or guardians with a facilitator trained to answer questions will also be provided on site.
All classes require a minimum of 8 participants.
Classes for children and their families experiencing a loss
due to death or
divorce are scheduled to start March 22, 2018.
Registration is open now.
If you are interested in a future "Loss by Death"
or "Loss by Divorce" Workshop, please contact us.
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FOOTPRINTS CHILDREN’S GRIEF MINISTRY IS A FINALIST
For Ethics in Business & Community Award from RecognizeGood
Round Rock, Texas, March 5, 2018– Footprints Children’s Grief Ministry is proud to report they have been selected as one of three
finalists in the nonprofit sector for the Ethics in Business & Community Award, from RecognizeGood. The announcement was made
at a reception hosted by Concordia University Texas in Austin and was made by RecognizeGood board member and St. David’s Foundation
CEO Earl Maxwell, along with Concordia University president and CEO Dr. Don Christian. This prestigious award recognizes the best
in Central Texas leadership based on the pillars of respect, fairness, honesty, justice and sustainability.
If you would like to support Footprints and RecognizeGood by attending the awards luncheon... Click Here
with Larry Terrell for the Ethics in Business & Community award... Click Here