Laity are often in the position to offer support and compassion to others, particularly in this time of a dual pandemic of the virus and racial tension. The Lay Leaders of the Greater Northwest Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church, Disaster Response, Oregon/Idaho Abundant Health and the New Circuit Riders have created this online training for you on Stress, Loss and Grief. This training can be shown through a Zoom meeting and covers:
- The dynamics of stress, loss and grief.
- How to support others when they are experiencing this.
- How to care for yourself so you can care for others.
Below are links to the training on Vimeo, a participant handout and instructions for using this training in a discussion group.
Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God… – Acts 20:28