Support Groups


Dancing Upon Barren Land lists support groups by state, see below. If you’d like to list your Christian Infertility Support Group on our website, please contact us.



Amarillo, Texas
Hannah’s Hope – Meets every Monday at 5:30 p.m. Contact: Valerie Noggle.

Houston, Texas Area
HOPE Hearts Of Promise & Expectation for Women Christian Infertility Support group for those suffering infertility, secondary infertility, miscarriage, or failed adoption attempts. *The HOPE group at Foundry welcomes couples.

 Three Locations Available:

Lakewood Church, Houston
Location: Meets 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in room 4025 on the 2nd floor. Spanish interpretation available.  3700 Southwest Frwy, Houston, Texas 77027.
Contact: Lesli Westfall, [email protected]
 or 713-635-4154.

The Ark Church, Conroe/The Woodlands
Location: Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. 450 Humble Tank Rd., Conroe, Texas 77304. (936) 756-1988.
Contact April Jones or Lesli Westfall.

The Foundry – A Methodist Congregation
Location:  meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Parlor, 8350 Jones Road, Houston, Texas 77065. (713) 937-9388.
Contact: Sarah Nelson (Women’s Ministry) or Lesli Westfall


Alabama (Talladega)

Denver, Colorado (Denver or Thornton area)
Resolve Infertility & Adoption Peer led support group meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Contact: Carrie Hutto, [email protected], 256-649-0282
Location: Citizens Baptist Med. Ctr., (Talladega Hospital), Talladega, Alabama.


California (San Francisco Bay Area)

SF Hope Group
A Christian based women’s support group for infertility and loss, meeting in San Ramon area of San Francisco Bay Area. They share regularly and set up mutually agreeable meeting dates through the Yahoo groups forum.
Contact: Monica, [email protected] or interested women can request to subscribe at [email protected]


Colorado (Denver)

  Child freeLiving Group: 1st Friday of every month (location varies) 7:00 p.m.
Infertility Support Group: 3rd Friday of every month (location varies) 7:00 p.m.
Adoption Group: Contact for time and location
For two months, the groups listed above meet separately. Then on the third month all three groups gather as one group and hold a social outing with spouses. Contact: Kim Bench (303) 563-9151 or [email protected]


Iowa (Mason City)

Hope While Waiting meets the 1st Thursday of every month at Mason City Public Library (Large Group Study Room) 225 2nd St. SE, Mason City, IA 50401. Contact: Emily or Megan at [email protected]


Kansas (Hays)

L.I.F.E. – Living with Infertility Female Encouragement,Meets the 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, 7:00 p.m. at Celebration Community Church. Contact: Amber McLaughlin.


Louisiana (Baton Rouge)

Sarah’s Laughter – Contact: Beth Forbus, [email protected]


Maryland (Upper Marlboro)

Abraham’s Promise Ministry – Contact: Keely Walston, Asst. Director
First Baptist Church of Glenarden, 600 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Sisters of Hannah:  meets every 4th Monday at 7PM except for August
Husbands of Hannah: meets on the 4th Monday at 7PM in March, June, Sept and Dec
Adoption/Foster Care group:   meets every other month on the 2nd Saturday 10:30am-noon
(no meeting in August)
First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Ministry Center, 3600 Brightseat Rd. Landover, MD 20774
Contact: or 301-773-3600


Michigan (Holland)

Engedi’s Hopeful Hearts
Meets (when and/or where): 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm.
Engedi Church 710 Chicago Drive, Holland, MI 49423

Contact: [email protected]

Purpose: We are a group of women getting together to support each other through prayer, discussion, and study as we walk the journey of infertility together. Along with our group meeting monthly, there are also mentors available to meet on an individual basis who can relate with experiences such as miscarriage, adoption, IUI, IVF, etc. Husbands and couples are also available for support and prayer.

Minnesota (Blaine)

Patiently Waiting. Contact Kari Nokken at [email protected]


Missouri (Blue Springs, Suburb of Kansas City)

Sisters of Hannah – Meets 1st Tuesday of every month, Timothy Lutheran Church. Contact:  Allison Spencer.


North Carolina (Brevard)

Infertility Support Group – Meeting at Brevard Community Church, 417 Morris Rd., Brevard, North Carolina, 828-884-5932, contact: Erica Patton.



Infertile Myrtles meets every other Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. Women only.
Meeting at Panera Bread (Tulsa Hills), 7547 S. Olympic Ave., Tulsa
This group is a Life Group from – Jenks Campus. However, you do not have to be a member of the church to attend. All are welcome. 
Contact: Laura Provence at [email protected]


Pennsylvania (Wexford)

Journey of Hope – Infertility or Adoption Group meets the 3rd Monday of every month September – November and January – May at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at Orchard Hill Church, 2551 Brandt School Road, Wexford, Pennsylvania 15090 (724) 272- 1639. Childcare is provided for by adopted teens for $5 donation per child. Contact: Meg [email protected] or


South Carolina (Mt. Pleasant)

Sisterhood Infertility is a place for women to connect and support one another through various infertility struggles. Though our stories may be different, if it is the desire of your heart to be a mother and the road has not been easy, this is the place for you. Our purpose is to seek God’s will and look to Him for comfort, peace, and growth during this season. Meeting time: 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month. Contact: Lena Amstutz, 843-730-1756, [email protected]
Meeting: Seacoast Church, 750 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29464


Tennesee (Memphis)

Hopeful Hearts – A Biblically based support group helping those who are growing their families. Open to any woman who’s experiencing infertility, secondary infertility, miscarriage or adoption. The group meets every other Wednesday for a Spring 6 week session on January 8, February 5, 19, March 5, 19 and April 2nd in Room 202.
Location: Highpoint Church, 6000 Briarcrest Ave., Memphis, TN 38120. 901.762.0071