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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

The Importance of Being Supportive

Rev. Mary Alice Do   |   September 08, 2016

A few years ago, I was having serious suicidal thoughts. My therapist was out of town, so I talked with my pastor. After we talked for a while, I shared with her that I always find strength and comfort in the belief that God shares in my pain and I am not alone.

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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Shining the Spotlight: Mental Health Awareness Sunday

Rev. Mary Alice Do   |   October 14, 2015

Because one in five people will have a mental illness during any given year, many people and their families are affected in our congregations. It is important that church leaders speak up about mental illness and recovery so people know it is okay to talk about it and ask for help when they have problems.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

The Prison Abolition Movement: Eliminating the Prison Industrial Complex

July 16, 2020

The Prison Abolition Movement has many facets worth exploring. Dr. Jason Williams, Assistant Professor, Justice Studies at Montclair State University will lead this important webinar and discussion as the church explores alternatives to our broken corrections system.

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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Associate Vice President of Organizational Development
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OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING

We are called to care for aging adults – spiritually, physically and mentally. We continually work to ensure the best possible quality of life for more than 180 individuals each day. Our focus is on healthy bodies, sharp minds and happy hearts!