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UMC Clergy struggle with health issues according to latest report

Is weight an issue for you? Have you ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure? How about high cholesterol? Depression? These are just a few of the questions from the 2015 Clergy Health Survey sponsored by The Center for Health of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB), and their report, released last week, suggests […]

Clergy learn: Self-care is not self-ish

By Kate Rugani, Faith & Leadership… When the Rev. Jeanette Hicks graduated from seminary in 2010, a mentor cautioned her about overwork. A retired pastor, the mentor hoped that Ms. Hicks and other young clergy would do better at staying healthy over the long run than she and her contemporaries had done. But just six […]