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VIEW CLERGY TESTIMONIALS

(clergy check umcsc.org email for password)

Resources

Take Confidential
Clergy Wellness
Self-Assessment

Your Personal
Board of Directors

Coaching

Counseling

Spiritual Direction

Retreats

Resources

Take Confidential Clergy Wellness Self-Assessment

Your Personal Board of Directors

Coaching

Retreats

Spiritual Direction

Counseling

This Clergy Care ministry is designed to help clergy in the South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church access resources and opportunities for support and personal growth. Clergy Care is not a substitute for or a segue to administrative requirements and procedures under The Book of Discipline. The creation of a brave space is important to this ministry. However, if you are expressing or exhibiting suicidal cues, including but not limited to those listed below, it is our obligation out of care for you to report these cues in an attempt to get you the professional help you need.

Talking about:

  • Wanting to die
  • Great guilt or shame
  • Being a burden to others

Feeling:

  • Empty, hopeless or trapped
  • Extremely sad
  • More anxious or agitated
  • Unbearable emotional or physical pain

Changing behavior:

  • Making a plan or researching self-harm
  • Withdrawing from friends
  • Saying goodbye
  • Giving away possessions
  • Making a will
  • Taking dangerous risks
  • Displaying extreme mood swings
  • Eating or sleeping more or less
  • Using drugs or alcohol more often