Emotional and Spiritual Care:

  • Wait Upon The Lord, An Advent retreat from 1001 Worshipping communities, a virtual retreat in a box: Click here
  • Pilot Ministry Leader Formation cohorts will focus on spiritual practices and health, 9/2021: Click here
  • Mental Illness Awareness week begins Oct 1: Click here
  • The Way of Spiritual Fortitude – A 1001 New Worshiping Communities Seminar Series, November 3 & 10 at 6:00pm CT: Click here
  • The Art of Daily Living Series, 5-part workshop from PRC: Click here
  • The Unseen Emotional Impact of the Pandemic on Pastors, 6/2021 (95 Network podcast with Karl Vaters): Click here
  • Faith Practices Project: Transformation Christian practices for developing a deeper, more life-giving faith (Christian Reformed Church): Click here
  • Building Resilience (PDA webinar): Click here
  • Covid-19 Mental Health Resource, 4/2021 (PCUSA): Click here
  • Columbia Theological Seminary program to support clergy in crisis: Click here
  • Spiritual Gift Websites: ELCA/ Click here ; Upper Room/ Click here
  • Personal Retreat Websites: Retreat Day/Click here ; Personal spiritual retreat: 24 hours with God (Ministry Today article)/ Click here ; Labyrinth Resources/ Click here
  • Spirituality After 70 (PRC webinar): Click here
  • Retirement as a Spiritual Journey, 2/2020 (PRC webinar): Click here

 

Resources:

  • Mental Health Resources, 2021 (PCUSA): Click here
  • Spiritual Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic (Spirituality & Practice resource page): Click here
  • Middle School/High School resources for  social and emotional health (PCUSA): Click here
  • New Mental Health resource from PC(USA) is available for free downloading, 5/2021: Click here

 

In The Resource Center:

  • The Walk: Five Essential Practices Of The Christian Life, Adam Hamilton (DVD10083) 6 sessions on worship, listening, kindness & service, generosity, witness, and following Jesus’ Example
  • The Good and Beautiful God: Falling In Love With The God Jesus Knows, James Bryan Smith (BK 10092) 9 chapters each with a spiritual practice.
  • The Grace of Les Miserables, Matt Rawle (DVD10085) 6 sessions
  • Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened To The Good News? Philip Yancey (DVD9849) 5 sessions
  • Seven Spiritual Gifts of Waiting, Holly W. Whitcomb (BK9843) 7 chapters: patience, loss of control, living in the present, compassion, gratitude, humility, and trust in God.

 

Suggested Studies:

  • Looking For God In Messy Places: A Book About Hope by Jake Owensby (4/2021, Abingdon) $
  • Out of the Cave (Harper Christian Resources, 2021) Although everyone is susceptible to depression, even when we’re walking closely with God, we can still stumble and get lost in the wilderness of tangled emotions. This five-session DVD study draws on the life of Elijah to offer a practical plan for facing life’s most uncertain and darkest moments. $49.99
  • Draw the Circle (Zondervan, 2018) In this five-session video study, bestselling author Mark Batterson challenges you to pray boldly, faithfully, and persistently for forty days—and watch God bring the miraculous results.$41.99