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Norfolk church conference on mental health support

The Fountain of Life Church in Ashill is hosting 'Doors of Hope Conference' on Saturday October 19 to equip Christians to respond well to issues with mental and emotional ill health.

Leaders, members of churches, pastoral care workers and counsellors working in a Christian setting are all welcome to attend.

Topics covered will be mental health conditions, children and young people’s mental health and their spirituality. 

Speakers include:

Opening conference
The Bishop of Lynn The Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick

Why church should respond, and resilience
Dr Kate Middleton, Director of Mind and Soul Foundation

Sexual abuse and dissociation
Hannah Stanwell Smith, Christian counsellor also working with Sue Lambert Trust, Norfolk

Domestic abuse impact on women, men and children
Esther Sweetman, editor of Handbook for Female Survivors of Domestic Abuse published by Restored February 2019

The church, young people and youth violence
Luke Watson, Chief Executive Officer of XLP

Shame - a theological perspective
Revd Paul Wilkinson, senior minister Fountain of Life Church

Shame - a psychological perspective and supporting vulnerable people
Elaine Bennett, Christian counsellor

Event details

Saturday October 19
9.15 - 3.45 (registration from 8.45am)
Fountain of Life Church, Swaffham Road, Ashill, Norfolk, IP25 7BT

The fee is £15 and a CPD certificate of attendance will be provided for those who may need them.  A bursary is available if necessary.

To register email

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