Forgiven and Set Free - FAQ
Q: Who can attend the study?
A: Any woman who desires healing after having any abortion.
Q: How long is the study?
A: There are two options:
1) A weekly study that meets once a week for two hours and lasts for 11 weeks.
2) A weekend retreat that meets from Thursday evening until Sunday afternoon.
Q: Do I have to attend every weekly session?
A: It is important you attend all sessions, however, if you are unable to attend on a particular week, that session can be made up by making arrangements with the group leader.
Q: What if I decide I don't want to attend the study any longer?
A: You are always free to stop attending, but those who have completed the study will assure you it was worth the investment. It is life changing!
Q: Where is the study held?
A: We make every attempt to set the weekly study in a location that is convenient for the participants of the current study, so locations will vary in the Asheville area. The weekend study is held in Asheville or a nearby community dependent on where we can reserve a facility.
Q: I haven't told others about my abortion. Is this study confidential?
A: The study is totally confidential and non-judgmental. You can feel safe knowing that nothing discussed within the group will be shared outside of the group.
Q: How many women will be attending?
A: We hold the groups to a small size between 2-6 to assure everyone is well cared for.
Q: Who will be leading the group?
A: Groups are co-facilitated by women who have completed the study in the past and have gone through extensive training to lead a group.
Q: Will any men be attending?
A: No. Only women attend. There is a separate study for men. Call for details.
Q: What does it cost to attend the study?
A: There may be a minimal fee for the book (~$20), but scholarships usually cover all costs.