Curated collection of resources & links: Equipping faith communities for mental health ministry in a pandemic-changed world. From Presbyterian Church (USA)
The Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) approved the proposed docket of the 225th General Assembly (2022) on April 16, 2021. Planning for GA225 is underway. Details can be found at https://ga-pcusa.org/.
South Sudan Education and Peacebuilding Project (SSEPP) 4th Quarter 2020 Summary Report
This resource looks at how can we be a bridge over troubled water when it comes to mental health concerns. Our faith tradition values our desire to care for others in need. This value gives us meaning and purpose when we reach out to people living with loneliness or mental health conditions. To do this well, it is good to have some skills.
Index of Quicksheets - contains titles and links to the resource.
“What are the most important things I need to know about intergenerational ministry in order to do it in my church?” This resource breaks down the answer into three categories: 1) broader concepts, 2) terms and clarifications, and 3) practical considerations.
This is a complete intergenerational retreat module for use at camps and conference centers designed for camp staff, local educator or pastor leadership. The module includes Bible study, camp activities, worship plans, and planning guidance.
Trauma informed pedagogy is not a packaged program or a step-by-step curriculum. Rather, it intentionally integrates the six principles of trauma-informed care into our educational ministries as we create and adapt in new environments
This is a quick listing of ministry ideas for churches to stay connected to their senior adults and involve members of all ages. All the ideas are screen free and easily adaptable to various settings.
Sample sermon, hymns, liturgical materials, stories about Self-Development of People funded community partners and other helpful material.