CONTEMPLATIVE OFFERINGS

CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES TO SHARE WITH YOUR CONGREGATION

Sanctified Art shares visio divina contemplative readings/films on the gospel readings of Holy Week, along with online liturgies for Maundy Thursday and Easter Sunday.

Share Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation email/blog and discuss.

Kitty O’Meara’s Daily Round post is proving to be deeply insightful and will foster wonderful spiritual conversations.

Faith Inkubators offers a pdf-format Pandemic Hope: A Family Devotional for Life During COVID-19.

The Ministry Lab’s Rev. Emily Meyer partners with Melissa Weinhandl, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LAMFT, in offering Family Evening Devotions, daily contemplative practices based on the Revised Common Lectionary, perfect for bedtime.


TIPS, TUTORIALS AND SUPPORTS FOR LEADER’S SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING

The Shalem Institute is offering a number of free online resources and courses to support mental and spiritual well-being for congregational leaders.

Check out Faith+Lead’s Faithful Adaptations Webinar #3 on Spiritual Care.

MennoMedia offers calm and quiet amidst the storm in a free excerpt from Reconnect: Spiritual Restoration from Digital Distraction (forthcoming, Herald Press) in which author Ed Cyzewski offers insight into the “reactive mind” and how that mindset can interfere with prayer.