By Stan Dueck
Janelle Bitikofer’s June webinar, “Providing Mutual Support when People Are Experiencing Mental Illness,” was so engaging, and viewers had so many questions, that we will be offering a part two. In this continued conversation, we’ll discuss practical ways for congregations to engage in mutual care.
This webinar is co-sponsored by the Anabaptist Disabilities Network and Church of the Brethren Discipleship Ministries. It will take place online on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 2-3 p.m. (Eastern time). Credentialed ministers may earn 0.1 continuing education credit for attending.
Bitikofer is executive director of We Rise International; a lead mental health trainer for Churches Care, a mental health and addictions training program for congregations; and author of Streetlights: Empowering Christians to Respond to Mental Illnesses and Addictions, a mental health and addictions support manual for churches.
Register in advance for this webinar at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArc–rqj8rGNUThij0Me3qDELcsDe2dPPI. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
The recording of part one of Bitikofer’s webinar is now available at www.brethren.org/webcasts/archive.
Purchase Streetlights from Brethren Press at www.brethrenpress.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=1943266115.
Learn more about the Churches Care Program at https://weriseinternational.org/mental-health-%26-addiction.
— Stan Dueck is co-coordinator of Discipleship Ministries for the Church of the Brethren. For more information, contact him at email@example.com or 847-429-4343.
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