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The Care Ministry Podcast

The Care Ministry Podcast

Hosted by: Laura Howe

Building a culture of care in your church can feel as complex as the people you serve. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Laura Howe offers listeners practical resources and actionable strategies to support...

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115: Starting a New Care Ministry In Your Church with Jessica Howard, Cohort Alumni

Today’s special guest, Jessica Howard, is in a new role of leadership within the care ministry at her church. While only a few months into this role, she joined our Care Ministry Cohort, and in this episode, she...
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114: Building your care team w/ Kathleen Otchy Cohort Alumni

We’re grateful for Kathleen Otchy joining us on today’s episode! Kathleen joined a Care Ministry Cohort and, today, she gives us insight into a bit of her story, why she found value in our cohorts after over 20 years...
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113: What is a Church Care Coordinator, and why I think every church needs one.

Today, we’re exploring the vital role of Care Coordinators in churches. It is the church's responsibility to provide belonging, purpose, and hope to its community. Care Coordinators can accomplish this with three core...
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112: Meet Rebecca Bailey, The Care Ministry Coach

Church is about creating a space of belonging and healing…together. Today, we get to hear from Rev. Rebecca Bailey, a clinical counselor and recovery ministry leader for the 510 Foundation, as well as a non-profit...
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111: How Hope Made Strong can support your local church

Humanity shares three core needs: belonging, purpose, and hope. These are the three needs that inspired Laura Howe, Founder of Hope Made Strong, to bridge the gap between the clinical side of mental health and the...
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110: How You Can Host a Church Mental Health Summit in Your Community

With churches on the front lines of responding to those struggling with mental health, leaders are beginning to ask important questions. What is our role? What responsibility does the church have? What is an...
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109: Hidden Gems of the Church Mental Health Summit

If you missed the Church Mental Health Summit, today is your day! We’re highlighting five “hidden gems” from Oct. 10 so you can experience a taste of all the summit has to offer! Today, we’re hearing from Dr. David...
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108: How to get the most out of the Church Mental Health Summit

The Church Mental Health Summit is coming up on October 10, and here is why YOU need to participate! With over 60 sessions available to stream, we are introducing a ton of resources, thought leaders, and organizations...
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107: 5 Ways Your Church Can Support Mental Health

Mental health and the church. These two topics have historically stood at odds with one another in our societies. It’s been frowned upon to talk about, and as a result, many struggling with mental health have felt...
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106: What does the Bible say about Mental Health?

While the stigma of mental health mixing with faith can deter us from fully embracing it, today we’re reminded of what God has to say about mental health. Dr. Chris Adams joins us to give credibility to faith as an...
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105:Mental Health in the Church with The Better Samaratian Podcast

There’s a shift happening in the landscape of our churches surrounding the topic of mental health. In a special interview with Jaime Aten and Kent Annan on their Podcast, The Better Samaritan, we’re digging into...
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104: Suicide Awareness and How to Offer Support After a Suicide with Glen Bloomstrom

Join us today for an open and honest discussion about suicide prevention. Special guest Glen Bloomstrom introduces us to Living Works ASIST–a suicide prevention training he was first introduced to during his service...
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