The purpose of the Chronic Pain Support Network is to connect and support people with chronic pain and those who love them. The CPSN runs on two tracks: a Facebook page and face-to-face meetings. Either way, people meet and connect with others for encouragement, prayer and sharing practical helps. Anyone who attends Grace Church is welcome to join.

Facebook page. The “secret group” on Facebook enables members to interact without any non-members finding the group or seeing posts. In order to join send a friend request to, who will send an invitation to join the group; it will show in your Notifications. You must have a Facebook account to join. If you don’t have an account, it’s easy to set one up. Go to and follow the instructions. 


Chronic Pain Support Group

The face-to-face group meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 7PM in Room 203. The purpose of the group is to offer information, emotional support and spiritual encouragement in an upbeat setting. The time includes personal sharing, a planned discussion and prayer. Dr. Esther Bernhofer, a long-time attender of GC and an Associate Professor in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Univ, facilitates each meeting. 

In addition, you may be interested in a resource entitled EncourageMeNow. It is a list of Christian websites that provide encouragement in the Lord. EncourageMeNow is available on the church website. 

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