Registration is open for Spring 2022 Session!

We are sad to announce that a number of factors contributed to the cancelation of our Winter (January) 2022 session of Sad Isn't Bad. We look forward to bringing grieving children, adolescents, and their families together at Our Savior's Lutheran (909 W. 33rd St. in Sioux Falls) for the four Tuesdays in April. Learn more… Continue reading Registration is open for Spring 2022 Session!


Welcome, Executive Director Katherine Olson!

In June of 2021, Sad Isn’t Bad welcomed a new executive director, Rev. Katherine Olson.  Katherine brings a wealth of experience from her years as a Lutheran pastor, grief group facilitator, author, and speaker.  She lives in Sioux Falls with her husband and four children.  We look forward to having Katherine represent Sad Isn’t Bad… Continue reading Welcome, Executive Director Katherine Olson!

A screen shot of Jill Stoebner talking on the set of Keloland Living

Sad Isn’t Bad Featured on Keloland Living

In October 2019, our Executive Director, Jill Stoebner, was invited to be interviewed on Keloland Living. In her conversation with Gary Weckwerth, Stoebner highlighted how we serve the Sioux Falls community, how we got started, and how the conversation between caregivers and children after the death of a loved one can happen. Watch the interview… Continue reading Sad Isn’t Bad Featured on Keloland Living