A seminar designed to assist church and community leaders as they serve North Carolinians recovering from Hurricane Florence. Topics addresses will include:

  • the impact of a natural disaster on the collective mental health of a community

  • dealing with compassion fatigue in the life of ministers, volunteers, and community leaders

  • ideas/resources to deal with grief, depression, and marital stress

Each attendee will receive a complimentary copy of Wayne Cordeiro’s book, Leading on Empty: Refilling Your Tank and Renewing Your Passion, a DVD entitled Running on Empty, and a complimentary lunch.

Sponsors: NC Baptists and the North Carolina Farm Bureau

Schedule: 10 am to Noon, followed by a complimentary lunch

Dates and locations:

Monday, February 4 at the Craven County Cooperative Extension Office in New Bern (register by January 24)

Thursday, March 14 at the Duplin County Cooperative Extension Office in Kenansville (register by March 3)

To register, contact Pastor Anne Sims by calling the office (910) 455-4814 or via email to asims@nccumc.org

Adjusting to the New Normal

Helping Families, Churches, and Communities Recover from Hurricane Florence