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Pastoral Care: Young Adults & Adults - General

hotlines, guidelines and crisis intervention contacts; and support for pastoral care for children, tweens, teens, families, differently abled persons, elders and folks with memory concerns; including mindfulness, personal care and volunteer support

Welcome

Welcome to The Ministry Lab's curated list of resources to help caregivers engage young adults and adults in counseling and conversation around a variety of topics. Here you'll find:

  • Books & Downloads
  • Blogs, Podcasts & Articles
  • Websites & Curricula
  • Judicatory and Other Denominational Resources

If you don't find a resource to fit your need, don't hesitate to consult with The Ministry Lab's director, Rev. Emily Meyer, who is happy to assist you.

Family Dynamics

How a Shift in American Values Is Fueling Estrangement, Joshua Coleman, Jan. 10, 2021; The Atlantic

Both parents and adult children often fail to recognize how profoundly the rules of family life have changed over the past half century.

Comfort & Reassurance

iBme's website is informative. Retreats and courses may be life-changing.

Rene Mehlberg of Trinity Lutheran, Laporte, MN offers this short service of Holy Communion - and its participant version - for small group in-person sharing.

Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement