Day of Discipleship Workshop Resources
Thanks to these wonderful presenters:
Rev. Christy Eckert (pastor of St John UCC Trenton, IL), Dale Ritzel (member of Church of the Good Shepherd, Carbondale, IL), Rev. Michelle Torigian, (pastor of St. Paul UCC, Belleville, IL), Katie Hotze-Wilton, Eden Theological Seminary, Rev. Jeremy Wood and Ron Schmidt (Salem UCC, Alhambra, IL), Rev. Don Wagner and Becky Harrison (St. Paul UCC, Lebanon, IL), Rev. Tim Darmour-Paul (Grantfork UCC, Grantfork, IL), Rev. Lori Schafer (pastor of St John Midway UCC, Moro, IL), Rev. Andy Wilson (pastor of St John’s UCC, Smithton, IL), and Rev. Rosemary Captain (pastor of St John UCC, Fairview Heights, IL).
This video was produced by Sherona Lucas, the IKC Mental Health Educator, in collaboration with author and illustrator, Jeffery Bates. The video includes the author's narration of the book, as well as a series of questions at the end of the video to help children and adults engage thoughtfully about feelings, especially difficult feelings like sadness, loneliness, and fear, all in the context of Bates' story of hope. Book on Amazon. Author's website.
DuBois Center is opening this summer. Check out the video and go to the website for more information and to register for summer.
Thanks to these "behind-the-screen" crew:
Christy Pursell, Executive Administrator, Debbie Kesner, Office Coordinator, Lynnette Schuepbach, Communications Coordinator, Nikki Shaw, Social Media Coordinator, Julie Riechmann, Conference Registrar, and Rev. Shana Johnson, Conference Minister.