Tuesdays from 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Thursdays from 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Release your burdens, receive comfort and join with others in prayer for health, healing and spiritual care.
Saturdays through June 27, at 10:30 a.m.
The American Heart Association
EmPOWERED and Well Virtual Faith Community
is designed to support the mental, physical, and spiritual health and well-being of faith communities everywhere during the COVID-19 pandemic. Register for the webinars
May 12, 11:00 a.m.
Participants will learn how to recognize, acknowledge and respond to fear and anxiety in individuals. The webinar also will help guide leaders in asking appropriate questions to ascertain the impact of trauma in people's lives.
May 13, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
A clergy conversation on support and resilience during times of anxiety and disconnection.
May 13, noon-1:30 p.m.
This webinar will offer practical interventions, including words to use, that deepen connection, ease difficult emotions and move the conversation forward.
Support Team Development Workshop
A free webinar to learn how to bring the Support Team model to your congregation. We will learn how to develop, train and sustain teams of volunteers willing to work together in creating a caring community for people who are alone, in need of company, in quarantine, or experiencing issues with meeting basic needs.
May 18, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
This workshop will provide a brief overview on how anxiety can impact our general functioning, our functioning in crisis, and different strategies you can use to adapt your leadership style to minimize the impact of anxiety on your staff during this unprecedented time in our country and lives.
No Place to Call Home: Confronting Homelessness
Homelessness is both a pervasive and complex issue. From identifying root causes to marshalling resources and learning from the experience of front-line caregivers, participants will be empowered to serve the people who have “No place to call home.” To register, call 847.316.2257. A confirmation and instructions for joining the conference will be sent to you by email.
Wednesdays, May 20-June 24, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
This group will enlighten us to understand the various stages of grief, address the question, "Why?" when there seems to be no answers, understand the pain linked to sudden unexpected loss and create a safe place for everyone to express thoughts, feelings and concerns.
May 22, 8:00-9:30 p.m.
May 23, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Parents with infants through school-aged children are invited to this support group to help manage stress during this unprecedented time.