The Sanctuary Course @ Yarrow United Mennonite Church

Since the rise of Covid19 in North America life has become more stressful and might feels unstable for you. It’s hard to feel energized when our regular rhythms of life have changed because of outside circumstances. One way that we want to help you feel more stable is through The Sanctuary Course.

Over the course of the eight weeks, participants will explore topics such as:

  • Understanding mental health and illness
  • Challenging stigma
  • The recovery journey
  • Companionship
  • Self-care
  • The role of community in mental health recovery

Each topic is explored from a psychological, social, and theological perspective. Additionally, each session is accompanied by a compelling film featuring the story of an individual who has journeyed through mental health challenges as a person of faith.

Watch the course trailer below to have a taste of what 8 weeks of discussion, study and our own transformation might look like:

For a lot more details about the course Click Here

If you want to explore the first session of the course (with no obligation to continue) and get to know the facilitators better then email YUMChurch@shawbiz.com or call 604-823-4451 and let us you want to explore The Sanctuary Course.

We’re accepting a maximum of 12 participates for this pilot course so register soon before the slots fill up. If the course goes well we will run it again.

The cost of the course will be by donation. You and I tend to value something we’ve invested in more, so we suggest you invest in yourself, your family and your community by donating (Suggested donation $25) to participate in this course. All proceeds raised will supporting people with mental health challenges in Chilliwack. If you can’t afford this then still contact us and we’ll talk about you joining.

Blessings to you and your family and we hope to have you participate in this conversation about becoming healthy and whole people as God intends us to be.

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