Caring for Pastors
In this presentation, Chaplain (Army Lt. Col.) Steven C. Hokana, assistant director of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, shares a word of encouragement for pastors who are struggling through the current coronavirus pandemic. Although there is a period of trial now (which Luther called "Anfechtung"), there is hope through the Gospel. Forward this email to your friends and family so that they can watch the video too.
Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors, Marriages, and Church Workers
Join District President Mike Gibson and a panel of Christian Therapists (all LCMS members) to talk about the emotional, relational, and psychological impact of the COVID-19 on Seniors, Marriages, and Church Workers.
Self-Care in the Battle
In his 30 years as a Navy Chaplain, Pastor Rob Crossan served in crisis situations around the globe. Join him and Mission Executive Rev. Dominic Rivkin as they discuss the critical importance of self-care in the midst of the battle.
The Emotional & Relational Impact of COVID-19 on Families
PSD President Mike Gibson interviews Ken Graves, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist about the emotional and relational impact of COVID-19 on children, youth, and families.
Educator Self-Care and Thriving During a Public Health Crisis | Webinar | April 15, 2020
With the current public health crisis, we are facing a new way of engaging and teaching our students. While some of us may have been doing some assignments remotely in the past this new platform and the current social distancing orders have created a whole new set of stressors on our educators, their students, and families. This webinar will provide some helpful hints to help us all survive and thrive during this time while simultaneously taking care of ourselves, our students, and their families.
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