Temple Israel resumes monthly group meetings in February

Life in Transition and Exploring Life’s Journey, monthly groups led by licensed social worker Jan Nykin will begin new seasons in February. Each group meets one Tuesday per month, February through August, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Temple Israel, #1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Drive in Creve Coeur.

Life in Transition will begin Tuesday, Feb. 7. This group is for individuals who are coping with the loss of a loved one, divorce, job transition or retirement. The class includes open and enriching conversation where attendees will discuss a healthy grieving process, resolution, adjustment and strategies for moving forward and finding fulfillment. Class dates are: (Tuesdays except as noted) Feb. 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 3 (a Monday) and Aug. 1.

Exploring Life’s Journey will reconvene on the third Tuesday of each month, starting Feb. 21 through August 2017, and includes exciting group discussion to help participants connect with Judaism and their spirituality. The class will also help participants to answer questions about their purpose in life and the role God and spirituality in one’s life.  Class dates are  (Tuesdays except as noted) March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18 (a Monday) and Aug. 15.

Both groups are facilitated by Jan Nykin, a psychotherapist in private practice with a Para-Rabbinic certification. Both groups are free and open to the community. No RSVP required; attend one or all. For more information, call the Temple Israel main office at 314-432-8050 or visit ti-stl.org/AdultEducation.

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