Posts tagged Community
Pastoral Care Week 2018

October 21st-27th is Pastoral Care (also known as spiritual care) Week 2018. The purpose of this week is to bring awareness to pastoral care and all of the benefits it’s caregivers bring to the people they serve. We would like to thank those working in pastoral care for the differences they make in the lives of those they serve!

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A Moving Perspective on Loss and Acceptance

At AseraCare Hospice’s “Butterfly to Remember” event, people from the Sioux Falls community gathered to eat, enjoy live music, listen to speakers talk about loss and acceptance, and honor loved ones lost by releasing a butterfly in honor of them. This year, Tracy Vik gave a testimonial on loss, the different stages in life that it can occur, and finding peace afterwards. As a member of a large family, principal of an elementary school, and volunteer in countless community events, Tracy has experienced many different scenarios of loss, healing, acceptance, and lessons learned. Here are some of the stories she shared:

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A Butterfly to Remember: A Community Memorial Event

Asera Care’s annual “A Butterfly to Remember” event will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 5:30PM at the Sertoma Park Shelter. This is a great way to remember and honor those we love who have passed. There will be food, live music, testimonials from speakers on loss, and fun crafts and activities for children. It’s a great occasion to gather with family and friends to share stories and memories.

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