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.

Watch a 3 minute excerpt from our film below.

VOG Documentary Film World Premiere

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Project Origins

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.

Marianne Williamson, David Kessler, Paula D’Arcy, Rabbi Harold Kushner, Dr. Alan Wolfelt, Stephen and Ondrea Levine, Dr. Kenneth Doka, and Thomas Lynch are among the experts interviewed for this project. The film will be distributed to training facilities, hospice, hospitals, funeral homes, pastoral counseling centers, churches and ultimately Public Broadcasting.

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 non-profit pastoral counseling center in Colorado Springs, 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.

Voices of Grief is a component fund of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Kathy Sparnins Executive Director and Co-Producer

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Our Mission

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

Support the distribution & training of this valuable Film-Based Grief Education Resource to all US Hospice organizations at no cost!

Pikes Peak Community FoundationVoices of Grief is a component fund of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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We honored to announce the selection of "Voices of Grief, Honoring the Sacred Journey" for the Lyons Film Festival. It's a remarkable town with an incredible journey of their own in recovering from the flood. We hope to see you there.
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The Lyons Film Festival cultural and inspiring event for the town of Lyons is just around the corner...June 3 to June 5. Your 3 day pass is $60, a day pass for Friday $25 and day pass for Saturday $25. A ticket for a film block which includes 3 or 4 films at a chosen venue is $10 . Films will be shown all weekend at various Lyons venues, each day will have several blocks of films and music playing throughout the weekend.. OsKar Blues is offering Happy Hour prices for Lyons Film festival ticket holders.. Show your ticket for the discount... June 3 to June 5...for tickets go to www.lyonsfilmfestival.com , or The Stone Cup in Lyons, Colorado.

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You are invited to a 6-week Grief Education & Bereavement Program. Material covered will include helpful ways to approach experiencing a loss. Join us for this healing group in a supportive environment. Starting Wednesdays, June 1, 2016 from 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM at the Prospect Home Care & Hospice Office, Suite 120 in the Pikes Peak Regional Hospital, Woodland Park, CO. Call Kathy Sparnins @ 719-659-0447 to reserve your space. Suggested donation of $10 per session (6 sessions = $60). No one turned away due to financial circumstances. Free for Prospect Hospice families. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're looking forward to this upcoming screening and discussion in Colorado Springs. Thanks to Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care for hosting.
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We are pleased to share the critically acclaimed documentary Voices of Grief on Tuesday, May 3. This film offers a fresh perspective on how to honor, transform, and integrate grief. After the showing, discuss the film with an expert panel including Executive Producer Kathy Sparnins. Space is limited. To reserve your space, RSVP to mgernazio@pikespeakhospice.org or 719-633-3400. Visit the Facebook Event Page: Voices of Grief Screening & Expert Panel to invite others!

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Ginger Kern, Mary Helen Miller and 1 other like this

Ann Garrott SkinnerAn amazing and very healing movie! Hope this showing goes well. Are you scheduled to show it at FCC sometime?

4 weeks ago   ·  1

Voices of GriefWe will definitely get something scheduled with FCC in the future -- the support from FCC has been so important to us throughout the life of the project.

4 weeks ago

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