In Case You Missed It (October 2020)


Each week, dozens of new posts are added on The Network. Because of this, it can be easy to miss or forget about posts. To help, I’ll be sharing a roundup of timely posts (dubbed In Case You Missed It) at the beginning of each month. Be sure to pass along any articles that you appreciated!  

In October Is the New September, a youth pastor observes that many churches are kicking off fall ministry in October instead of September. Is this the case at your church? 

October is Mental Health Awareness month. Read about a pastor’s plea to take Clergy Mental Health seriously. Be sure to also check out 13 Ways Faith Communities Can Establish a Welcoming Reputation Toward People With Mental Illnesses

Canadian Thanksgiving is coming up on Monday, October 12 and Thanksgiving in the U.S. is Thursday, November 26. Here Reformed Worship shares Ideas for Thanksgiving Worship

Looking for a way to bless families? Consider gifting them the best-selling book Everyday Family Faith, a pocket-sized but powerful resource that includes Bible verses and faith questions for each day of the week. 

Though things look different this year, might some of the ideas found in the post 8 Ways to Be Like Jesus This Hallowen still be helpful?

November 3 is election day in the US. The post Pre-Election Day Worship includes two sample worship services with prayers, scriptures, and songs. 

Looking for a tool to discuss race and faith? The Office of Race Relations has created a helpful Discussion Guide on Trevor Noah’s Book Born a Crime

Have you thanked your ministry volunteers lately? Check out these 10 Tips for Recognizing Church Volunteers.

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This is a great idea!  Thanks for the reminders.



Thanks Emma!