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By Haley Bankey
In a time of continuing loss and deep hurt, have we forgotten how to lament? In Lamentations and Learnings, Haley Bankey compiles wisdom from leaders across the church on navigating this time by lamenting in prayer and cracking ourselves open to new possibilities.
By Angelo Wildgoose
Human interaction is such a significant part of our life together, particularly as the Body of Christ. In Pastoring in a Pandemic, Angelo Wildgoose shares a heartbreaking story of an old couple in his parish, the pain at not being able to offer support and comfort in community, and why grief ministry is so important.
By Charis Bhagianathan
Our stories this month are about communities and individuals being and experiencing blessings, sharing their grief and continuing to look to hope during this time.
By Rebecca Roberts
How can we connect with God during these stressful times? In Seven Ways to Nourish Your Spirit and Soul, Rebecca Roberts lists practical and simple habits we can cultivate to find the strength to persevere even in the most difficult times.
By Lynn Ronaldi, Laura Masterson and Rebecca Roesch
This webinar will cover the challenges we will face in the 2020 holiday season and possible interventions through science, faith and Benedictine Spirituality.
By Paul Klitzke
Paul Klitzke shares a vlog tour of ECF Vital Practices
By Michael Carney
In our latest blog, Michael Carney writes about ways that the Art Empowers youth program at St. Elizabeth’s on the Ute reservation in Utah successfully modified its programming to accommodate pandemic precautions.
By Nicole Foster
In our latest blog, Nicole Foster gives us seven steps to take to strengthen our spiritual life during this time of pandemic. Which will you try?
By Annette Buchanan
What does vacation time mean during these days of pandemic? In our latest blog, Annette Buchanan looks at how our work schedules have changed and how our boundaries have blurred.
By Patrick Kangrga
Patrick Kangrga gives us the conclusion to his blog, Ministering From an Empty Cup: Survey of Faith Formation Professionals and Volunteers, where he does a deep dive into the many comments that people left.