Social isolation is growing. Studies reveal that fully half of Americans report being lonely. Rates of suicide in the United States are higher than they have been in half a century. Research also reveals that strong ties to community contribute to better health and even longevity. The church, therefore, can play a critical role in addressing the well-being of not only those in our pews, but those living all around us. This issue of the Outlook offers resources, stories and insights on how communities of faith can address issues of mental health and belonging.