For Mental Health Awareness Week (Oct 6-12) we encourage your church to develop greater awareness of the one in five people among us who have mental health issues and to consider ways to minister with them.
La enfermedad mental y la práctica espiritual: Los autores describen de qué manera la enfermedad mental de un ser querido o la suya propia han formado su fe y practica espiritual en la que se entrecruzan los ritmos del bienestar mental, la vida devocional y el discipulado personal.
One question that came in challenged the judge’s ability to do his job because of his illnesses. This challenge is based on the assumption that mental illnesses affect an individual’s intelligence and judgment.
Here's a list of best practices describing how churches can make connections with local community mental health services.
Mental Health and Spiritual Practice—Authors describe how their own or a loved one’s mental illness has shaped their faith and spiritual practice where the rhythms of mental wellness, devotional life, and personal discipleship intersect.
Gather with clergy, youth leaders, teachers, parents, disability advocates, and other supporters to learn, ask questions, encourage one another and praise God! The event will be held April 27 at Westdale Reformed Church in Hamilton, ON.
You are invited to register for Walking Alongside: Youth and Mental Health conference on Saturday April 27 from 8:15 am – 3:30 pm at Westdale Reformed Church in Hamilton, ON. Please share with your pastor(s), youth leaders, church council, your church’s disability advocate, and anyone else whom you believe would benefit from knowing this information.
I hope that reading this will help people to better understand what schizophrenia is and how it affects those who suffer from it.
Christians are not exempt from mental health challenges. The purpose of this series is to create a safe place where people will feel comfortable in sharing their story and be supported in their spiritual journey.
These holiday worship resources from Mental Health Ministries allow worshipers to reflect and accept the reality of where we are emotionally. They offer a message of hope in the midst of our darkness.
If someone is thinking of taking their own life, it’s not a secret to keep. For Disability Week this year, we have curated resources on suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.
This Resource Guide from the United Church of Christ includes worship resources on mental illness such as sermon ideas, complete sermons, a litany, unison prayers and more.