"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13
Saint Joan of Arc's Mental Health Ministry provides a safe place for individuals and families living with mental illness. We strive to educate, support and diminish the stigma surrounding mental illness. We offer the following free resources to our community:
The June 8 Monday Mental Health speaker event has been cancelled due to COVID 19. We were looking forward to a presentation by Rev. Catherine Duncan on “Resiliency, Self-Compassion & Self-Care”.
In lieu of the live event, we invite you to link to Catherine’s website and experience her wisdom about “Balance and Ease in a Time of Uncertainty”. Catherine works with people 1-1 offering emotional and spiritual support. She is a blog writer and has guided meditations on her YouTube Channel, Learning to Live. Her messages are hopeful for how we can cope during these challenging times. She writes,
“Just turn on the news, and you will get a blast of fear and uncertainty. Both are prevalent worldwide right now because of Covid-19. We are all connected, and we are all dealing with this coronavirus together”...
Catherine's YouTube Channel, Learning to Live - ttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaTCL_jPPimeabR82PrbmDg
Saint Joan of Arc's Mental Health Resource library. Our community library provides books, broshures, and pamphlets to inform and educate those living with mental illness and their famlies and friends about mental health.
If you have questions about our Mental Health Ministry, or would like to learn about ways to volunteer, please contact Sherri Stella at 612.823.8205 or sstella [at] stjoan.com.
Mental Health Ministry
Second Monday Speaker Events
5:45 - 8:15 pm
Saint Joan of Arc parish collaborates with Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities to provide support, education and social interaction for people living with mental illness, their families, friends and mental health professionals. Our Second Monday Speaker events begin with a light supper at 5:45 pm, followed by a presentation at 6:30 pm. All are welcome. Check out the schedule here. For more information, contact Sherri Stella at 612.823.8205 or sstella [at] stjoan.com.
Mental Health Connect
Mental Health Connect uses Mental Health Navigators to assist individuals and families in obtaining mental health treatment, resources, support and education. We are here to help you open the door to resources and knowledge that can ease the pain, frustration, and confusion of mental illness. For more information visit http://www.mhconnect.org or contact our Mental Health Navigator at 612.312.3377.