Episode 1 - Series 3. Renew Wellbeing with Ruth Rice
Equipped to Heal
In Series 3 we will be exploring the theme of 'Finding Shalom in times of Covid.' We start with a n interview with Ruth Rice, Founder of Director of Renew Wellbeing, (https://www.renewwellbeing.org.uk/) a fast growing national charity supporting churches develop open spaces of welcome and inclusion in partnership with mental health teams to improve mental and emotional wellbeing. Ruth set up the first centre, renew 37, whilst leading New Life Baptist Church following her own breakdown. She now works full time for Renew Wellbeing encouraging churches, delivering training and supporting sustainability. Ruth has a background in teaching and Baptist church Ministry and is passionate about seeing churches turn themselves and their great habits of welcome, care and prayer inside out to reduce isolation and increase wellbeing in every community. Ruth has written a couple of books: an e-book '5 Ways to Inner Wellbeing' is available on Amazon and her second book Slow Down, Show Up and Pray was released in Jan 2021 and is available from https://thebigchurchread.co.uk/slow-down-show-up-and-pray/. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/E2H/message
Pastor Adrian is joined by Ruth Rice, founder and director of Renew Wellbeing. From mental health, prayer and what the future holds, it's a conversation you won't want to miss. For more info about RENEW Wellbeing visit renewwellbeing.org.uk. For children and youth resources, and more info on GBC visit gbchurch.org.uk.
Director of UK-based charity Renew Wellbeing, Ruth Rice, talks about the importance of creating virtual spaces for churches and individuals to continue connecting with others during COVID-19. She reflects on how the pandemic has encouraged the Church to re-engage with its primary language of prayer, and shares several resources to help develop daily spiritual habits and rhythms.