Welcome to the UCC Mental Health Network

The United Church of Christ Mental Health Network works to reduce stigma and promote the inclusion of people with mental health challenges and neurodiversity and their families in the life, leadership and work of congregations.

We envision a future in which people with mental health challenges and neurodiversity feel welcomed, supported, valued and included in their Congregations, Synagogues, and Organizations.

Church Harm – God at the Intersection: Journeying at the Crossroads of Tolerance – PROMO

Nurture the Soul: UCC & The Mental Health Journey: It’s the WISE Thing To Do

Sacred Crossings: Intersectionality and Mental Health

Recent posts to The Journey blog

PRIDE, By Bishop Dr. Allyson Abrams

PRIDE, By Bishop Dr. Allyson Abrams As an openly gay bishop, I have often wondered what many people feel about PRIDE. Often times when you speak to those in the Christian church, they have lots of mixed feelings about persons saying they have PRIDE in who they are. So what is PRIDE about for many […]

Mental Health Tent by Kirk Moore

Reprinted from 2017 7  years ago I spent time delivering supplies and working at the water protector camps on Standing Rock Reservation. We brought firewood, clothing, sleeping bags, and food to the camp and we spent the day helping to build, distribute items, cook, clean, and do whatever else was needed. While we were at […]

Gratitude for a Sad Psalm by Rev. Dr. Marty Kuchma

The Psalms give us eloquent language to describe life experiences ranging from the highest highs to the lowest lows. It is hard for me to imagine a life circumstance that the Psalms don’t give words to in one meaningful way or another. Written so long ago yet so relevant in our lives now, the Psalms […]