Moving Beyond “Support the Troops”: How Congregations Can Offer Healing and Compassionate Welcome to Those Returning from the Trauma of War

Sunday, Mar 23, 2014, 1:30 pm

As the war in Afghanistan continues to wind down, thousands of people will return to our communities and congregations from war.  Come and hear how your church can extend a compassionate welcome to those returning from war in ways that addresses the trauma and moral injury of war experienced by many.


  • Rev. Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock, Co- Director, Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School
  • Rev. Stephen Boyd, Minister for Chaplains and Specialized Ministers, United Church of Christ


  • Rev. Michael Neuroth, Policy Advocate, United Church of Christ


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