How should you respond to a critically ill patient? A family shattered by suicide? A husband grieving his wife of 50 years? In this practical reference, Noren offers valuable Scriptures, prayers, eulogies, sermons, music, and testimonials for those called to minister in times of shock, crisis, sorrow, and bereavement. Includes excerpts from The Minister's Manual. 324 pages, hardcover from Jossey-Bass.
In a single volume, In Times of Crisis and Sorrow-- A Minister's Manual Resource Guide offers a practical and professional guide for dealing with grief, sorrow, crises, and other difficult situations in the life of a congregation. In addition to containing a wealth of new material, the book also draws from the best of The Minister's Manual,which has served as a well-thumbed resource and a source of inspiration for more than seventy-five years, In Times of Crisis and Sorrow-- A Minister's Manual Resource Guide is a much-needed desk reference that takes an ecumenical approach and includes a wealth of illustrative examples and valuable material such as scripture readings, prayers, eulogies, sermons, and testimonials.
Carol M. Noren is an ordained minister who has served suburban and inner-city churches in the United States. She has been a hospital chaplain in Manchester, England, and has participated in ecumenical evangelism programs in England and Germany.
"One of the finest contributions to pastoral publishing this year..." (Preachings, 1/02)
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