Our Documentary Film – Voices of Grief,  Honoring The Sacred Journey – shares a fresh perspective on the many ways we navigate successfully through grief or companion others along their journey.

Wisdom from contemporary authors, grief experts and spiritual teachers is woven through personal stories of loss to explore the roles of community, compassion and connection in this sacred journey.

Voices of Grief explores the discouragement in our culture for the normal grief and mourning process while at the same time offering a new perspective on how to honor, transform and integrate our grief. The film is based on the interplay of teachings from contemporary authors, poets, and spiritual teachers coupled with the stories of our group participants as we companion one another in our group support work.

Film Festival Laurels

Our Mission:
Restoring compassion, forgiveness and loving kindness
in the process of grief in our culture.

Watch a 3 minute excerpt from our film.

Somehow you manage to wrest the beauty from terrifying losses, and make it the last say.

Paula D'Arcy

Red Bird Foundation

This film brings grief out of the darkness and into the light of hope and healing.

Rev. Dr. Leanne Hadley

The most groundbreaking guide through grief since Elisabeth Kübler-Ross wrote about death and dying.

Karen Everett

Award-Winning Film Director, New Doc Editing

Film Inspiration

Our purpose is educational in nature and it is our great desire to make this tool available to all who might have a need. As a grief educator for a Woodland Park, Colorado based hospice, I witness and companion the pain of people in my educational support groups who apologize for crying as they tell me the story of the love of their life. This film offers the possibility of reaching and inspiring a larger audience and will offer the possibility of a more heart and soul based reconciliation of grief.

Kathy Sparnins

Kathy Sparnins Executive Director and Co-Producer

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It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month (and Thanksgiving week).  We are thankful for Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care  – they’re one of the sponsors that made this film possible.  Voices of Grief is committed to providing streaming access to the film to all hospices in the US and Canada at no cost.  Streaming access is for internal use with staff, volunteers and hospice families.  We are committed to getting this message of compassion for the grief journey to where the need is the greatest.  Email info@voicesofgrief.org for more information.  #grieffilmImage attachmentImage attachment

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month (and Thanksgiving week). We are thankful for Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care – they’re one of the sponsors that made this film possible. Voices of Grief is committed to providing streaming access to the film to all hospices in the US and Canada at no cost. Streaming access is for internal use with staff, volunteers and hospice families. We are committed to getting this message of compassion for the grief journey to where the need is the greatest. Email info@voicesofgrief.org for more information. #grieffilm ... More...Less...

 

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Jeanene Goodman I'm hoping you've had a chance to check my friends' work out and that u can find it useful in ur practice ♡ because we know you are amazing!

There is still time to RSVP for the Holiday Grief Workshop and Voices of Grief Film Screening on Saturday, November 11, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM at First United Methodist Church, 420 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs. Free for everyone, but RSVP requested to kathy.sparnins@voicesofgrief.org or (719) 659-0447.  
The Springs Funeral Services & The Springs Funeral Services-North  First United Methodist Church #grieffilm

There is still time to RSVP for the Holiday Grief Workshop and Voices of Grief Film Screening on Saturday, November 11, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM at First United Methodist Church, 420 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs. Free for everyone, but RSVP requested to kathy.sparnins@voicesofgrief.org or (719) 659-0447.
The Springs Funeral Services & The Springs Funeral Services-North First United Methodist Church #grieffilm
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SarahLiz Clark

Thank you for today! Love you my beautiful friend❤

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.  We continue to partner with #hospices across North America to share Voices of Griefs message of compassion for the grief journey.  Photos are from a recent, community screening and discussion at Sutter Care at Home in Alameda, CA.  #grieffilmImage attachmentImage attachment

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. We continue to partner with #hospices across North America to share Voices of Grief's message of compassion for the grief journey. Photos are from a recent, community screening and discussion at Sutter Care at Home in Alameda, CA. #grieffilm ... More...Less...

 

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Amazing place, full with compassionate people.

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. When we share our film in community settings at hospices and churches, we ask attendees for one word summarizing how they felt at the end of the film – this is what they’ve said.  We just wanted to remind our #hospice contacts that Voices of Grief is committed to providing streaming access to the film to all hospices in the US and Canada at no cost.  Streaming access is for internal use with staff, volunteers and hospice families.  Email info@voicesofgrief.org for more information.     #grieffilm

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. When we share our film in community settings at hospices and churches, we ask attendees for one word summarizing how they felt at the end of the film – this is what they’ve said. We just wanted to remind our #hospice contacts that Voices of Grief is committed to providing streaming access to the film to all hospices in the US and Canada at no cost. Streaming access is for internal use with staff, volunteers and hospice families. Email info@voicesofgrief.org for more information. #grieffilm ... More...Less...

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.  We just wanted to remind all our #hospice contacts that @Voices of Grief is offering streaming access to the film to all hospices in the US and Canada at no cost!  Streaming access is for internal use with staff, volunteers and hospice families.  We are committed to getting this message of compassion for the grief journey to where the need is the greatest.  Email info@voicesofgrief.org for more information.  Photos are from a recent screening at Hospice of Santa Cruz County, beautifully nestled in the California redwoods.   #grieffilmImage attachmentImage attachment

It’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. We just wanted to remind all our #hospice contacts that @Voices of Grief is offering streaming access to the film to all hospices in the US and Canada at no cost! Streaming access is for internal use with staff, volunteers and hospice families. We are committed to getting this message of compassion for the grief journey to where the need is the greatest. Email info@voicesofgrief.org for more information. Photos are from a recent screening at Hospice of Santa Cruz County, beautifully nestled in the California redwoods. #grieffilm ... More...Less...

 

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Honored to b part of t hospice network

This is amazing thank you I worked in hospice for a year or so and loved it god bless you all

The loss of a loved one can be exstreamly painful.

HOSPICE STAFFS ARE ANGELS❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

I am proud to be a part of the Hospice yteam ,since 1998😀

I love Hospice team my husband passed away in community Hospice

Hospice staffs are Angels.

Hospice staffs are Angel's. 😇😇😇😇

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We appreciate The Springs Funeral Services & The Springs Funeral Services-North and First United Methodist Church for hosting the upcoming Holiday Grief Workshop and Voices of Grief Film Screening.  Saturday, November 11, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM at First United Methodist Church, 420 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs.  Free for everyone, but RSVP requested to Kathy Sparnins, kathy.sparnins@voicesofgrief.org or (719) 659-0447.

We appreciate The Springs Funeral Services & The Springs Funeral Services-North and First United Methodist Church for hosting the upcoming Holiday Grief Workshop and Voices of Grief Film Screening. Saturday, November 11, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM at First United Methodist Church, 420 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs. Free for everyone, but RSVP requested to Kathy Sparnins, kathy.sparnins@voicesofgrief.org or (719) 659-0447. ... More...Less...