About this Webinar
Creating healthy balance can be difficult in ministry, especially in the midst of change. This is an honest conversation between a licensed psychologist and priest, a clergy person serving in the parish, and a lay seminary faculty member. All three have served in various ministry roles and both volunteers and paid professionals. Even though many of us know the importance of caring for ourselves, the challenges to doing so are real and this group will be the first to admit that (read: this webinar and these people have no interest in shaming you, but hope to equip you).
Resources Found in this Webinar
- The Center for Healing and Hope – The LLC begun by Allison St. Louis and her spouse.
- Faith’s Corner has blog entries on a variety of topics and is a fabulous resource — Seriously, so many great topics!
- American Psychological Association – Articles on many topics that are up-to-date and based on solid research.
- Atomic Habits by James Clear
- Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily and Amelia Nagoski
- Brené Brown podcasts “Unlocking Us” and “Dare to Lead”
- The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek
- Broken Horses: A Memoir by Brandi Carlile (just good for the soul; I recommend the audiobook version)
- Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen, in which he talks about his own journey with mental health
The Rev. J. Allison St. Louis, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, spiritual director and Episcopal priest. Most recently she co-founded the Center for Healing and Hope. LLC in Hellam, Pennsylvania.
The Rev. Keith Anderson serves as the Pastor of Upper Dublin Lutheran Church in Ambler Pennsylvania. He is the author of Digital Cathedral and is the Associate for Digital Content in Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary.
Lisa Kimball, Ph.D. will host. She is the Assoc. Dean of Lifelong Learning and James Maxwell Prof. Chair of Lifelong Christian Formation at Virginia Theological Seminary.