Summer Rest & Renewal

Define Summer

Summer Must-Haves

Summer Play & Explore

Play Around in Nature.

Explore the Arts


Mental Health Resources

Therapists, Support Groups

Portico Benefit Services

Region 6 Representative: Rev. Catherine Schibler
Portico Benefit Services | A Ministry of the ELCA
800 Marquette Ave., Ste. 1050 / Minneapolis, MN 55402-2892
C 419.348-9760 / 800.352.2876 / / /

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) –

Lunch & Learn Summer Series by Mental Health Faith Council

Last Thursday of the Month, 11:30am – 12:30pm

June 17: How to weave mental health into Sermons, Messages, and Worship

Rev. Michael Carter, Homiletics Professor
Rev. Jeff Bischoff, LPCC, Mt. Zion Pastoral Services

June 24, July 29, August 26: Communication Skill Building, Conflict Resolution and Mediation

Ms. Elise Willer, Harvard-trained Mediation Consultant specializing in training and coaching in negotiation, influence, communication, and relationship management

Topic: MHFC Lunch & Learns
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Mental Health Ministries –

Spiritual Practices And Direction Resources

Spiritual Practices

Phone Apps

  • Centering Prayer
  • Abide (Meditation)
  • Pray as you go
  • Luther’s Small Catechism
  • Hallow
  • Bible Lens

Spiritual Directors

Staff Favorites

  • The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention by Julia Camaeron
  • Enneagram
    • Take Care of Your Type: An Enneagram Guide to Self-Care by Christina S. Wilcox
    • The Sacred Enneagram Workbook: Mapping Your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth by Christopher L Heuertz
  • First Place 4 Health Book/Bible Studies
    • My Place for Bible Study
    • Walking by Faith
    • Moving Forward Together
    • Seek God First
    • Simple Ideas for Healthy Living
  • The Nap Ministry –

Phone Apps:

  • Breathing Zone 
  • Offtime 
  • Calm

Places (Hotspots of Renewal):