Mental Health Ministries

Descriptions of Available Workshops, Seminars and Sermons

If you would like Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder to speak at an event, please contact her
by going to our Contact Page, or email her at . To view pictures from Past Events, click here.

NOTE: Workshops, seminars and sermons are designed in consultation with those organizing the event.
The options below are FLEXIBLE and can be put together in a variety of ways to meet the unique needs of each group.

Mental Illness as a Spiritual Journey

As a consumer and a member of the clergy, Rev. Gregg-Schroeder brings the wisdom of her ongoing journey and struggles with depression to offer universal truths about spirituality during difficult times.  In sharing six gifts of the shadow, she encourages others to discover opportunities for growth, change and transformation.  Rev. Gregg-Schroeder will also provide a brief history of how mental illness has been understood since Biblical times and suggest ways to integrate spirituality into the treatment and recover process.

Creating Caring Congregations: Models of Ministry

Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder will offers concrete ways clergy and other faith community leaders can minister to and with persons and families coping with mental illness.  She will present a five step “caring congregations” model including education, commitment, welcome, support and advocacy.  She will also share examples of what faith communities are doing across the nation to educate and create programs to erase the stigma of mental illness.