Sign Up Now: Grief Support Group Led by Kendra

Sign Up Now: Grief Support Group Led by Kendra

SIX MONDAYS, October 5-November 9, 4–5 PM, VIA ZOOM It’s always hard to lose a loved one, but with the restrictive reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year has been an extraordinarily hard time to say our good-byes. From restrictions on hospital and nursing home...
Grief Support Group 2020 to Meet via Zoom

Grief Support Group 2020 to Meet via Zoom

EACH MONDAY, OCTOBER 5 THROUGH NOVEMBER 9, 4-5PM It’s always hard to lose a loved one, but with the restrictive reality of the COVID pandemic, this year has been an extraordinarily hard time to say our good-byes. From restrictions on hospital and nursing home visits...
COVID-19 Survival Kits

COVID-19 Survival Kits

The pandemic has presented us with quite the challenge in Pastoral Care. Our work is all about bringing people together for the help, healing and encouragement that can only come from interpersonal human contact. Companionship! COVID-19 has been a very real nemesis...
Pastoral Care in a Covid-19 World

Pastoral Care in a Covid-19 World

A late night comedian, describing what it’s like to do a TV show from his bedroom while his toddlers were wrecking the house, said, “This is a sub-optimal time to be a human being.” We need the jokes! I’m typing this while sitting alone in a very empty church...
Touch Without Touching

Touch Without Touching

The contrarian impulse can bring out the worst in us and our best. When momma put the cookie jar on top of the refrigerator, she only made it a more interesting challenge. Tell a population what they can’t do, like “practice social distancing,” and there will always...
World Within Weekend 2020

World Within Weekend 2020

Our World Within Weekend was that rarest of experiments that actually produces better results than the experimenters dared hope! Some highlights: We started the final week of registration with about 40 sign-ups, but by Saturday we were serving lunch to almost 120! For...

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