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LIVING ROOM IS NOW A PART OF SANCTUARY
The Living Room Ministry is pleased to announce that, as of August 5th, it has merged with Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries (Sanctuary).
Sanctuary is an organization that prepares people of faith to support mental health recovery within their church communities.
This process of change has been both an exciting and challenging one for Living Room as well as Sanctuary. Living Room is grateful to Sanctuary for taking the operating of Global Living Room (overseeing new and existing Living Room groups) under its wings. We pray that God will bless them as they take the reins.
For those looking for details on local Living Room meetings, before the new web page is fleshed out, please visit http://www.mdabc.net/living-room-faith-based-groups for a list.
If you would like to receive the Sanctuary newsletter, you can subscribe by sending an email with the subject "subscribe" to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For inquiries about starting a Living Room please email: email@example.com
Existing Living Room groups will continue as usual.
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When Life Falls Apart, What then? - June 8, 2014
Rooting through some old files of mine, I just came across a beautiful sermon I found back in 2000. It’s not available on the internet anymore, so I will reproduce it here, hoping the author is alright with it. Sermon … Continue reading
Faith-Based Mental Health Groups - June 3, 2014
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Mental Health Awareness Week - May 6, 2014
An article about Mental Health Awareness Week, featuring Sharon Smith and Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries has gone up on churchforvancouver.ca. You can read it here.
International Mental Health and The Church Event - April 8, 2014
As many of you know, in the aftermath of his sonís death by suicide, prominent pastor Rick Warren hosted an international Gathering on Mental Health and the Church on March 28. First Baptist Church in Vancouver graciously offered their doors … Continue reading
Mental Health Event Brings Together Top Health, Psychology & Religion Experts - March 25, 2014
This Friday, March 28th, Saddleback Church near San Diego is running an event called The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church. See mentalhealthandthechurch.com for more information. Locally, here in Vancouver, First Baptist Church, is planning to live-stream the webcase … Continue reading