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 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.

Sacred Crossings: Intersectionality and Mental Health

Recent posts to The Journey blog

This is the Way by Karl Shallowhorn

“Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that                                             God’s Spirit dwells in you?” 1 Corinthians 3:16 “ I have a confession to make. I’ve been drawn into the whole Star […]

Stuff by Kirk Moore

I love the comedy of George Carlin.   I especially enjoy his routine about stuff. It’s about how all the stuff I save is stuff and all the stuff other people save is . . .  something else. Mr. Carlin was a funny, vulgar, brilliantly prophetic atheist. When I need stuff or want stuff and I […]

Just Relaxing by Bob Griggs

This is the first selfie I’ve ever taken. The body of water in front of me is Lake Superior, and, as you can see, I’m sprawled out on some rocks with a great view of the lake and horizon. What you can’t see is that I’m propped up against a big, smooth rock, using a […]