The United Church of Christ Mental Health Network works to reduce stigma and promote the inclusion of people with mental illnesses/brain disorders and their families in the life, leadership and work of congregations. We envision a future in which people with mental illnesses feel welcomed, supported, valued and included in their congregations.
This April, I began my third year serving part-time in the national setting of the United Church of Christ as the Minister for Disabilities and Mental Health Justice. What an honor and privilege it is to serve in ministry with you all. I give God thanks every day for this good work to do. In […]
For me, it is a lake in Western Maine. There is a boat house there, where I find repose. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). A simple dock stretches out into the lake. I lay on my stomach, and stare into the clear […]