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  • Student Health & Wellness Retreat this Saturday!

    October 4, 2015
    8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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    8 a.m. Coffee and Registration

    Clergy and church workers face numerous pressures and demands that often put their health at risk.  How can we build upon practices of Health and Wellness that shape our seminary experience and build a foundation for our future ministries?  Join us for this Saturday retreat to explore a holistic framework for Health and Wellness in Ministry, and share with students from other traditions the “best practices” from those who work with congregations and ministers across the country.

    Stoner closeup smallA leader in the field, Rev. Scott Stoner  will join us from the Living Compass Foundation (Chicago) for a day of exploring a holistic approach to health in ministry, doing a self-assessment, adopting proven methods of change, and developing a personal wellness plan.

    A Holistic View of Health:  Spirit, Mind, Body

    Small group discussions–lead by students–will help participants share their learnings, build supportive relationships, and identify their goals.

    In addition, there are break out sessions after lunch to try something new!

    Yoga as Embodied Prayer – Fr. Tom Ryan, CSP,  Paulist Community

    Meditations  that Nurture Gratitude and Compassion – Patience Robbins,  Shalem Institute

    Improv. Humor:  What it can teach us about Wellness – Rev. Scott Stoner

    Healthy Formation, Healthy Ministry – Dr. Asa Lee, Wesley Seminary

    Mindfulness and Healthy Eating – Tom Pruski, Healing the Sick program, Wesley

    Put this on your calendar, and plan to join us!

    Details and schedule can be viewed here.

    WTC Wellness Postcard 2015 - Front side imageRSVP with your Dean of Students/Community Life, or RSVP to us by e-mail. Once registered, we will send you a workshop sign up list to return by email.

    Includes Lunch; no charge for those who register by September 30. 

    Download and share a PDF postcard about the event, here, or by clicking the image below.

     

    Wesley Theological Seminary
    4500 Massachussetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20016

    Parking available on campus. Carpools encouraged!