May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

“Confronting our feelings and giving them appropriate expression always takes strength, not weakness. It takes strength to acknowledge our anger, and sometimes more strength yet to curb the aggressive urges anger may bring and to channel them into nonviolent outlets....
END THE STIGMA

END THE STIGMA

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. First Christian Church is dedicated to ending the stigma that persists regarding mental health.  One of the best ways to end the stigma regarding mental health is to learn how to communicate better when we talk about our own or...
Mental Health Sunday

Mental Health Sunday

“…love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.”  – John 13:34 “When we feel certain that the human soul is no longer at work in the world, it’s time to make sure that ours is visible to someone, somewhere.” – Parker J....
Mental Health Sunday (May 16)

Mental Health Sunday (May 16)

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and we will observe Mental Health Sunday this Sunday. First Christian seeks to be a support to those facing mental health challenges. We started the journey of what that means some years ago and continue to learn how we as a faith...
Mental Health Sunday

Mental Health Sunday

Twice each year we set aside a Sunday worship service to focus on mental health. The past months since the pandemic began and during the election season, we have experienced significant stressors as a society, which have increased mental illness symptoms for some and...
Pastor’s Note: July 2, 2020

Pastor’s Note: July 2, 2020

When our state first went under stay at home orders in March, none of us could have imagined that over three months later our state would be the hotbed of rising coronavirus cases. We could not have imagined the stress on our healthcare workers, chaplains, and other...