Hannah's Hope by Jennifer Saake
I Will Carry You by Angie Smith
Hearing Jesus Speak into Your Sorrow by Nancy Guthrie

(personal blog of a mother experiencing full term infant loss)

(online magazine dedicated to loss and infertility) 
(to join online support forums)

National Support
RESOLVE The National Infertility Association

Project Hope
A little insight into the service project GracefulWait has adopted.

Adoption Agencies
Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri
Columbia, MO
(886) 326-LFCS

Love Basket, Inc.
(888) 568-2758

Bethany Christian Services
(314) 781-6363

Columbia Support Groups

Serving women with infertility or loss of a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. 
3rd Wednesday each month, 6-8 pm
Contact:  Kelly Gilion, 573-823-9654,

Serving parents who have experienced loss of a child (prenatal -21years)
3rd Saturday every other month, 10:30 - 1
Contact:  Merideth Lehman, 219-4266,

Hospice Compassus
Serving adults experiencing loss of spouse, parent or sibling
2nd Thursday each Month, 4-5pm
Contact:  Joanna McDowell or Paula Richards, 443-8360

Serving those grieving the death of someone close
Woodcrest Chapel
13-week sessions. Includes video presentation and small group discussion.
Monday or Thursday evenings 
Contact:  Maris Herndon, 445-1131,

Memorial Baptist Church        
Tuesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Contact: Call to register at 443-1408           
Parkade Baptist Church         
Sundays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Contact: Call to register at 443-4585
Jefferson City Support Groups
Church of the Nazarene
Contact: Call to register at 573-893-3922        
Compassionate Friends
Serving parents who have experienced the loss of a child
Contact: Lori Hodges, 573-301-3976,

Wings of Hope (previously SHARE)
Serves parents experiencing stillborn, miscarriage, and infant loss to age 1.
4th Thursday each month, 6-7pm  
Contact: Tammy Kanatzar, 573-632-5035      

 Kansas City Support Groups

Alexandra's House 
Supports parents with a negative pre-natal diagnosis, as well as provides hospice care for babies with a fatal diagnosis at birth.  Additional support for parents who experience unexpected miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death.
Contact: Kathy Tarbe


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