A "new year" is full of promise for many, but can be a tough time of transition for families who are grieving the death of a loved one. Sad Isn't Bad's family sessions give grieving children, adolescents and their families a chance to process the life changes they've experienced since the death of a loved… Continue reading Registration is open for our Winter 2023 Session!
Seasons change, but the love and memory of our loved ones will always be with us. Sad Isn't Bad's family sessions give grieving children, adolescents and their families a chance to process the life changes they've experienced since the death of a loved one. Believe it or not, we even have fun together! And we… Continue reading Registration is open for our Fall 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!
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!
(Posted in 2019) You might have heard Sad Isn't Bad on the radio recently. Our executive director, Jill Stoebner, previewed the winter session in an interview on Sunny 93.3 FM in Sioux Falls. Listen starting at the 10:50 mark for a five-minute interview on the John and Heidi Show with John and Heidi Small. Stoebner… Continue reading Listen to our interview on Sunny Radio
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