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

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Mental Health Ministries

Be Brave. Talk about Mental Health

In recognition of May as Mental Health Month, the Mental Health Recovery Board of Clark, Greene, and Madison counties has created the Be brave. Talk about mental health awareness toolkit.

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
  • One Handful of Rest

Phone Apps:

  • Breathing Zone 
  • Offtime 
  • Calm

Places (Hotspots of Renewal):