LWM Activity Report: July 2007- Dec 2009

LIVING WELL MINISTRIES ACTIVITY REPORT, DECEMBER 2009
This “at-a-glance” report shares a glimpse of the program priorities to date… including partnership and rest opportunities!

Summer 2007

Sabbatical Rest

Pulpit Supply:
Morgan Park Baptist Church
Community Baptist Church, Warrenville
St. James Presbyterian Church
Church of Jesus Christ, Reconciler

Fall 2007

Office Establishment/Administrative Development

Retreat Supply:
The Spiritual Power of Simplicity (Community Church of Wilmette)
Excellence vs. Perfection (Advocate Health Care Parish Nurses)
Finding Our Wisdom through Forgiveness
(Seniors’ Retreat, Lake View Presbyterian/Uptown Ministry)

Winter 2008

Local LWM Programs:
Forgiveness: Freedom for a Flourishing Life
Resurrection Reimagined (A Study of The Non-Violent Atonement and The Rapture Exposed)
The Power of Forgiveness Film/ Discussion

Pulpit Supply:
Church of Jesus Christ, Reconciler
Community Church of Wilmette

Collaborations/Conversations:
Toward a Welcoming and Affirming Church (Training of Institute for Welcoming Resources)

Spring 2008

Local LWM Programs:
A Faith that Frees (A Study of Faith and Surviving Bible Abuse)
Love Your Life: Gateway to Health and Peace
Forgiveness: Freedom for a Flourishing Life
In Memory: Memorial Day Ritual for Peace
The Power of Forgiveness Film Discussion

Launch of Coaching Practice

Collaborations/Conversations:
Gay Liberation Network Interview
Out in Scripture Editorial Advisory Board
Everything Must Change Emergent Churches Conference

Summer 2008

Local LWM Programs:
LGBT Coming Out Support Group
The Power of Forgiveness Film/Discussion
For the Bible Tells Me So Film/Discussion
Forgiveness Support Group

Pulpit Supply:
St. James Presbyterian Church

Consulting:
Companis (Seattle, WA)

Fall 2008

Local LWM Programs:
A Life at Work (Study of this title by Thomas Moore)
A Meal With Micah: Prayer Breakfast for Election Anxiety
Holiday Stresses Coaching Group
The Power of Forgiveness Film/Discussion

Retreat/Workshop Supply:
Finding Our Wisdom in Time Management
(Seniors’ Retreat, Lake View Presbyterian Church/Uptown Ministry)

Life After Seminary: A Spirituality of Self-Care (Chicago Theological Seminary)

Winter 2009

Local LWM Programs:
Journey Justice Film Series
Forgiveness: Freedom for a Flourishing Life

Collaborations and Conversations:
Steadfast Love: Holy Relationships and a Wilderness God
The Heart of the Matter: Energy Leadership and Living into Change (P-FLAG, Oak Park)

Itinerant Opportunities:
Together in Ministry Covenant Group, Monthly Facilitator
(American Baptist Women in Ministry, Metro Chicago)

Spring 2009

Local LWM Programs:
Journey Justice Film Series
The Power of Forgiveness Workshops
Spiritual Life Coaching
Retreat/Pulpit Supply:
Berry Memorial UMC, Chicago
Itinerant Opportunities:
Together in Ministry Covenant Group, Monthly Facilitator
(American Baptist Women in Ministry, Metro Chicago)

Summer 2009
Local LWM Programs:
LGBT Pride Film Series
Befriending the Bible Intro Workshop
Forgive for Good: The Way of Releasing Resentment
Living With Intention: Using Five Wishes to Plan Well for End of Life
Spiritual Life Coaching
August Program Break

Retreat/Pulpit Supply:
Lake View Lutheran Church

Collaborations and Conversations:
Faith and Health Consortium of Metropolitan Chicago
Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches —
(Co-coordinator June LGBT Pride Worship Series)
Out in Scripture Lectionary Reflection Team

Fall 2009
Local LWM Programs:
Befriending the Bible Intro Workshop
“Tuesdays Together” Spirituality Group
The Power of Forgiveness Film/Discussion
Taking Time, Transforming Time: The Spiritual Promise of Self-Care
Prepare the Way of the Lord: Advent Forgiveness Retreat
Living With Intention: Using Five Wishes to Plan Well for End-of-Life
The Gift of Forgiveness Coaching Group
Spiritual Life Coaching

Retreat/Pulpit Supply:
Prayerful Living: Finding Wisdom in the Serenity Prayer (Seniors’ Retreat)

Itinerant Opportunities:
Together in Ministry Covenant Group, Monthly Facilitator
(American Baptist Women in Ministry, Metro Chicago)

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