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LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: August 2020 newsletter

Grace Place Wellness Ministries has been teaching church workers and their spouses to safeguard their wellness, for their own good and the good of those they serve, particularly during times of trial and great need.

Church-Worker Wellness: When One Suffers…

This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 issue of Lutherans Engage the World. Read the “Update” section for developments that have taken place since its original publication.

When One Suffers …

by Jeni Miller Tired out, burned out, kicked out, down and out. It’s no secret — or shouldn’t be — that our LCMS church workers are susceptible to suffering just like those they serve. Sometimes this suffering is connected with…

Grace Place revitalizes, reaffirms deaconesses for ministry of caring

LCMS deaconesses learn about wellness and work-life balance at an Oct. 6-10 retreat in St. Louis.

Worker-wellness groups hold first joint meeting

Discussing how to keep church workers healthy are leaders from Concordia Plan Services, DOXOLOGY, Grace Place Lutheran Wellness Ministries and Shepherd’s Canyon Retreat.