More Specialized Ministries

web resource
Racialized Trauma Course
This online course explains racialized trauma that stays in the body, especially as it relates to Black people, White people, police, and communities.
Caring for Wellbeing of Older Adults during COVID-19
This list provides ideas for coordinating care and connection for senior adults during COVID-19.
Coping with Crisis: Webinars for Youth
These recorded events support youth ministry leaders and parents during COVID-19 with advice from the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry.
Leadership and Grief: A Conversation for Pastors
This webinar provides models of grief and lament, coping mechanisms, leadership on trauma care, and considerations unique to the African American experience.
web resource
Spiritual First Aid
This resource hub combines faith and psychology to empower you to care for others from a distance.
Amid Pandemic, The Way We Talk About Death is Changing
This heartfelt article describes how end-of-life care givers adapt their practices during COVID-19 to help people come to terms with loss.
web resource
Trauma and Healing Institute Resources
These downloadable resources support congregational mental health, especially in response to collective trauma such as COVID-19.
web resource
EmPOWERED to Serve
This online platform by the American Heart Association reduces health disparities and supports local solutions to health justice issues, specifically with minorities and multicultural communities.
Curriculum Evaluation Tool
This article suggests ways to discern if a particular faith formation curriculum is a good fit for your congregation.
Giving a Life Meaning: How to Lead Funerals, Memorial Services, and Celebrations of Life
This book provides practical tools for anyone leading a funeral service for the first time.
web resource
Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers emergency planning guidelines and current information for congregations.
How to Care for the Elderly Without Putting them at Risk of Coronavirus
In this article, the chief medical officer at AARP offers advice for common COVID-19 questions and how to support elderly loved ones.
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.