Both conferences were hybrid formats, with options to attend either in person or online.
God’s care for soul and mind: February ‘Witness’
The issue includes the story of the Rev. Michael Kasting’s journey navigating the fatigue and challenges of caring for his wife, Sue, after her diagnosis with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Ministerial Care Coalition holds annual meeting
The coalition — a collection of representatives from around the Synod — supports and fosters conversations about church worker wellness.
Suicide prevention resources focus on biblical response
National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 5–11, and World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10.
ONM grants support resiliency programs for the Synod’s workers
Funds for the grants came from the Soldiers of the Cross—Amplified program.
LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Ministry with People With Disabilities’
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Deaconess Kimberly Trombley of Bethesda Ministries presents a free webinar titled “Ministry with People With Disabilities.”
LCMS convention commends and expands mercy work in the Synod
On July 23, Floor Committee 3 passed resolutions commending LCMS Disaster Response and the Synod’s life ministries and encouraging further training to care for those with mental illness.
In the October ‘Witness’: Ministry and mental health
The October issue of The Lutheran Witness examines topics relating to ministry and mental health.
KFUO Audio: ‘The Church & Mental Health Workshop’ preview
The Rev. Jeff Pflug and Richard Davenport joined KFUO Radio host Andy Bates to discuss “The Church & Mental Health Workshop” scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dillsboro, Ind.
Nov. 7 webinar targets caring for youth in times of fear
LCMS Youth Ministry sponsors free webinar from 1-2 p.m. Central time on Nov. 7.