The following Christian outreach support groups, although inspired by Umbrella Ministries, are independently set up and operated locally by women of faith.

Palm Springs Area
Daisy Catchings-Shader • • (760) 202-0346
Michele Paul • • (760) 775-0276
Pat Layton • • (760) 327-5611, ext. 1041
Joyce Godier • • (760) 880-2909

Corona Area (Inland Empire Moms)
Diane Priest • • (951) 232-3530
Meeting 4th Thursday of each month • Visit our Facebook Group!

Orange County / Southern Los Angeles County (website)
Bev Leckie • • (714) 554-5943

San Diego County (website)
Linda Stirling • • (619) 871-2870

Phoenix Area 
Julie Moore • • (623) 512-1824

Hemet, CA (Mothers Living After Child Loss)
Sherrill Schoof • • (951) 925-5487
Meeting 2nd Saturday of each month

Blythe, CA (Journey of Hope Support Group for Grieving Moms)
Bobbi • (760) 921-2792
Meeting 2nd Tuesday of each month

Umbrella Ministries Publications …
To assist you in your walk through grief, Umbrella Ministries has published the following materials


Showers of Blessings
Umbrella Ministry’s quarterly newsletter.

Stay up to date on Conference dates and read inspiring articles from moms across the country.
FREE Download!





book-200xUnder God’s Umbrella
by Daisy Catchings-Shader
A journal of letters from a mother to her child in Heaven, filled with faith, hope and the healing love of God.

160 pages
Suggested Donation of $10.00 – includes postage and handling

Also available at
Softcover and Kindle editions




In Heaven
by Daisy Catchings-Shader
There will be no sorrow, no sickness, and no heartaches. There will be gladness and light and joy forever. Have you ever asked the following questions? Is Heaven a real place? What is Heaven like? Does the Christian go immediately to Heaven? Will we know our loved ones in Heaven?

Suggested Donation of $3.00 – includes postage and handling




To request either of these publications, please contact Umbrella Ministries:

Email: Daisy Catchings-Shader
Phone: 888-568-5550
Mail: Umbrella Ministries P.O. Box 4906 Palm Springs, CA. 92263

If you are unable to send a donation for the above books, and wish to receive them, Umbrella Ministries will send them to you free of charge.

Other Helpful Resources …

Seminars and support groups for people grieving the death of a family member or friend, led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. Click Here for additional information or to find a Grief Share group in your area.