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.

Recent posts to The Journey blog

Not Alone? by David Finnegan-Hosey

When Jesus had said this, as they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. While he was going and they were gazing up toward heaven, suddenly two men in white robes stood by them. They said, ‘People of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? […]

Well Used by Bob Griggs

Most days I take a walk. Since I live in Minnesota, I draw the line at walking on days when it’s below zero, days when it’s snowing too hard to see the street from our front door, or days when the ice transforms our front steps into a bobsled run. But most days I take […]

Healing is Ongoing by Hannah Campbell Gustafson

During Holy Week, someone very close to me had 2 massive strokes, three days apart. It was a pretty awful week for my whole extended family, with lots of uncertainty and fear. Amazingly, doctors were able to remove the huge blood clot from their brain both times, so the impact physically is fairly minimal. They […]