“Welcome Me As I Am”

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Just a short post today! I’d like to introduce my readers to a website I’ve just found, called “Welcome Me as I Am“.

It provides information and training resources for churches and chaplaincies on the subjects of mental illnesses and dementia. There is a free toolkit with resources for discussing mental illness and the church, information about mental health first aid, a guide for dealing with mental distress and some interesting prayers in the mould of Michel Quoist.

It looks excellent, and it’s great to see churches and denominations (Roman Catholic, in this case) engaging with mental ill-health, and offering a genuine welcome to their churches for those who are ill.

They also offer seminars as well as workshops in parishes – I assume they charge for these.

An interesting and useful resource for all churches, not just Roman Catholic ones! Please do visit:

http://www.welcomemeasiam.org.uk/

Author: Giwizzi

I'm a Christian, and member of the Church of England. I'm studying for a postgraduate degree in theology, and a lay preacher and leader in my local church. I've been recovered from bipolar disorder for ten years, and am passionate about the inclusion of disabled people in the Church. I'm proudly owned by a cat, and extremely fond of stationery.

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