Binding up the brokenhearted — May 18, 2020

As churches continue to navigate the repercussions of this pandemic, grief and trauma are inescapable. Everyone is impacted one way or another by a crisis of this magnitude. Well before the virus made its painful presence known, we planned an issue dedicated to ministering with those experiencing grief and trauma. You hold that issue in your hands. We pray it will be helpful to you and to those you serve — especially now.

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Ministering after trauma When a community faces a disaster, the church has the opportunity to be a resurrection presence during the long healing process.

Grief support ministries The church is increasingly called upon minister to those facing traumatic grief.

Naming trauma Trauma can be a matter of life and death for the people of God — and it needs to be part of our dialogues.

General Assembly goes virtual For the first time, GA will convene online with an abbreviated agenda. Leslie Scanlon reports.

Meet the moderator candidates Those standing for co-moderator share their sense of call and their hope for the PC(USA).