Church Worker Wellness

Church Worker Wellness: Week 16 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Tension enters into life and ministry. What hope does the incarnation of Jesus give when we feel tension rising?

Advice for those first few years as a church worker

You’ve got a call. It’s a big deal. Now it’s time to enter the wonderful and hard world of ministry life.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 15 Devotion – Intellectual Wellness

This week’s devotion offers the power of two words and a little rejoicing to turn off ruminating thoughts. What can you identify in your life today to rejoice about in the Lord?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 14 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Sometimes the drudges of family life are the very things God uses to remind us He is caring for our hearts, minds, bodies, and spirits.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 13 Devotion – Physical Wellness

God designed our body for movement. How can we increase our physical movement and exercise in creative ways to fit into all our commitments?

BOD approves $81.3 million budget for Fiscal Year ‘20

Due to two major triennial events, the approved budget is $12 million higher in FY20 than in FY19, but the expenses for those events are essentially recovered through fees.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 12 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Taking on a challenge that increases our physical health can impact the rest of our well-being.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 11 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

What can quiet an anxious and wakeful mind during the night hours? God, our faithful Creator and Redeemer, offers a surprising gift in the middle of the night.

Fresh produce – alternative provisions for church workers

Giving fresh produce seems like such a small thing, but it shows appreciation to our church workers. Here are creative ideas for providing a little extra for LCMS workers and their families.

‘Reporter’ Supplement – What we heard: Church workers speak on wellness

In a supplement to the June 2019 Reporter, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod highlights what was learned from worker wellness focus groups conducted in 2019.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 10 Devotion – Financial Wellness

Working out finances together is part of the process and the complement of marriage, even when it feels difficult or like the last thing you’d rather be doing. Where is God’s faithfulness in our finances?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 9 Devotion – Relational Wellness

Where is God in our lives when He is hard to see? What is God up to today in your life?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 8 Devotion – Vocational Wellness

How do we respond to criticism in our various roles and vocations within the church? What encouragement does God have for us as we serve?

Church Worker Wellness: Week 7 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

Some days we will feel unqualified, but God seems to have a knack for using those with weakness.

Tiny goals

Sometimes the big things of life get the better of us. Sometimes we know we need to make a change, but the magnitude of change crashes in on us.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 6 Devotion – Spiritual Wellness

When our prayers turn to groanings, where do we go to find the hope of Jesus?