Shoreline UU Church presents a lecture and workshop on Saturday, October 1, by the Rev. Barbara Meyers on the congregation’s role in supporting members and families dealing with mental illness.
Her lecture, from 10 AM – Noon, will provide an overview of common disorders and problem solving for specific situations in the congregation, including suicide in the congregation and the importance of pastoral care.
The workshop, from 1 – 4 PM, will include personal stories, exercises and discussion on building a mental health ministry in your congregation.
There is no charge for this program, though donations are welcome. A light lunch will be available. Attendees may stay for the lecture, workshop or both.
Rev. Meyers is the chair of the Mental Health Caucus of Equual Access, which promotes equality and access for UUs with disabilities. She leads the Mental Health Ministry for Mission Peak UU Congregation in Fremont, CA.