Finishing Well Workshop

** This workshop has been cancelled due to winter weather advisory. Watch for future reschedule dates. **
Finishing Well: Living, Dying, and Continuing Care
Saturday, January 18 | 9:00-11:30 AM | Commons Room

Hope and grief are often part of the same complex reality of walking through end-of-life experiences. Both feelings are best felt when we dare to be as honest about losses, hopes, and dreams. Finishing well can be a goal for all involved when someone is moving from living to dying.

We are pleased to welcome author and educator Ted Bowman to St. Stephen’s this January when we will explore this topic together in a half-day workshop. In this experiential session, participants will explore respectful actions, words, and decisions that support finishing well. The intent of the session is to enhance participants’ comfort, confidence, and competence when in the midst of an end-of-life process.

Ted Bowman is a grief and family educator. For over 40 years he has worked with individuals, families, organizations, and communities facing disruptive changes. His emphasis is on the promotion of respect, resilience, and greater comfort with whatever one faces. He has been an adjunct instructor at the University of Minnesota, University of St. Thomas, and United Theological Seminary. He is also the author and editor of many books and articles addressing themes of loss and grief.

There is no cost for this workshop but registration is strongly encouraged.

Register online here or call the church office at 952-920-0595.

Questions? Contact Janny Gothro at