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XPLOR, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Hopelessness and Hope

Shameka Ferrell   |   May 07, 2015

I attended the 2015 Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) in D.C. for the first time; there were many emotions and thoughts that hit me all at once. Throughout the sessions and speakers, so many feelings hit me in waves, but one feeling that really stood out to me was hopelessness.

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Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry
MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry

April 26, 2018

Across the church, faith-filled Disciples are desiring to build mental health ministries in their local congregations. However, mental health and wellness is a broad, multilayered, and complex topic to address in the church. Often, passionate people are left feeling overwhelmed and unclear how to pull it off. Join us as our presenters share the practical realities of starting such a ministry, their discernment process, and what’s next on the journey!

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Gary Zimmerman

Vice President of Administration and CFO
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

SHARE supports and strengthens families who care for children with special needs through respite care, parent support, and sibling support programs.