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Weeds Among the Wheat: Pastoral Leadership in Uncertain Times

$25.00

Thursday, January 21
1:00-2:00 pm ET

Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., explores the unexpected opportunities for spiritual growth in difficult times and offers wellness strategies for pastoral leaders.

Can’t make the live event? The $25 registration fee includes unlimited access to the on-demand recording and resource materials.

Product Description

Overview

Ministry life is challenging in ordinary times, but the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic continue to impact personal health and the vitality of our institutions. How can Church leaders maintain their own strength and courage and generate hope among those they serve? Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., explores the unexpected opportunities for spiritual growth in difficult times and offers wellness strategies for pastoral leaders.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Reflect on a Scripture parable that enlightens the question of evil in the world;
  2. Learn practical strategies for maintaining day-to-day emotional and spiritual health; and
  3. Discover a wellness resource for understanding the communities we serve, the Saint Luke Institute Health Monitor.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. How have I been stretched in my abilities as a leader in the past year?
  2. Has my personal health been negatively or positively impacted as a result of the pandemic? Physically, psychologically, spiritually?
  3. What effect have recent events had on the community I serve?

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.