Beyond the SFF: More Opportunities and Resources

Events Coming Up

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Sharing Faith Dinners: On May 19, 2016, churches across the United States will gather in small groups to take part in Sharing Faith dinners. At each dinner, a moderator will prompt participants to share stories of their faith journey with printed questions. Sharing Faith provides a welcoming and safe way to engage one another, articulate our faith and build relationships. (Site in English y en Espanol)

Staying Sharp: A Morning with Henry Emmons, MD : Saturday, April 16 | St. Catherine University, St. Paul. Presented by St. Catherine University and Loyola Spirituality Center. Dr. Henry Emmons is author of The Chemistry of Joy and The Chemistry of Calm.  He will reflect on his most recent book, Staying Sharp. With the latest in medical research and wisdom about resilience, mindfulness, and stress reduction, Dr. Emmons will offer concrete ways to build and maintain a vibrant, healthy mind and to live abundantly while aging.

EfM Mentor Training: June 23 – 25 | ECMN Retreat Center. Save the Date! More information coming soon.

Why Christian 2016: September 29 – October 1, 2016 | Chicago, IL

Resources

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Recommended by Lizabeth Bougie, Executive Director of the Resource Center for Churches
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St. Matthew’s in St. Paul is using this book for their Lenten series on Race and Reconciliation.

Church Pension Group: Wellness and Financial Planning for Clergy and Lay Employees. Take advantage of the extensive resources CPG offers to support clergy and lay ministry professionals!

Do you have a book or resource to recommend? Email Susan to pass it along!

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A Christian Response to Gun Violence: With Eugene Sutton and Ian Douglas: How are Christians to respond to the pervasive firearm violence that roils the United States? Episcopal bishops Eugene Sutton and Ian Douglas offer a challenging and inspiring response that can help Christians think through this difficult issue.