It is as important to care for yourself as it is to care for others. These groups, which are not affiliated with the church, meet in our facilities and they may be offering just what you need. Always check the events calendar to confirm days, times, and room locations.

Meditation for inner peaceKadampa Meditation

If we train our mind to become peaceful we will be happy all the time, even in the most adverse conditions. But if our mind is not peaceful, even if we have the most pleasant external conditions we will not be happy. Therefore it is important to train our mind through meditation.

IANDS Support Group

International Association for Near Death Studies (IANDS). You can find IANDS groups in communities around the world, where they meet to talk about and share near-death experiences, questions about death and dying, and the latest information from Near Death Experience research.

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connection support group is a weekly support group for people living with a diagnosed mental illness. Attendees learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding. Drop-in, drop-out as your needs change. You will be in a safe environment among sincere, uncritical people. The group meets on Monday nights, 7:00-8:30 PM. Visit the NAMI-DAC (NAMI Dona Ana County) website at for more information about NAMI meetings, classes, and support groups.

People practicing Tai ChiTai Chi

A gentle way to reduce stress and anxiety while helping to increase flexibility and balance. There are two Tai Chi classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 AM and 5:40 PM.