It’s a discouraging reality of parish life: ministry burnout. But with good self-care practices and regular spiritual nourishment, it doesn’t have to be inevitable for parish ministers, even when faced with the most overwhelming of demands. These brief, uplifting booklets offer simple, guilt-free ways for those in ministry to tend to their own well-being. With understanding reflections, strategies to feed the soul, and meaningful prayer prompts, these inspiring booklets offer support for those compassionate and courageous souls who work in parish and pastoral care.
24 pages, 5.5” x 8.5”
Self-Care for Parish Ministers: 20 Practices to Enhance your Well-being
Author: Amy L. Spessard
Every parish minister knows that working in the church is not a 9-to-5 job. With frequent evening meetings and long weekends of presence at Mass and beyond, non-stop service to others in parish ministry can take a toll on our health and well-being. This little booklet is a gift to nourish even the weariest spirit. Amy Spessard offers ideas, prayers, and activities to refresh not only your soul but your ministry as well. See a sample
from this booklet.