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Transforming the Way We Talk About Dying in America

Join the hundreds of congregations taking part in Conversation Sabbath, sharing each faith’s teachings on this critical topic and supporting congregants in having the conversation in familiar settings, and not during a medical crisis in the ICU. Click here to sign up for our monthly Conversation Sabbath newsletter. 

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Getting Started Guide for Congregations

This guide is designed to help congregational leaders introduce The Conversation Project’s mission and free resources in the communities they know and serve. It is filled with examples of how diverse faith communities are encouraging their congregants to engage in thoughtful reflection and have conversations about their end-of-life care wishes with loved ones and health care providers.

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Pastoral Care

Conversation Sabbath

  • Invitation to Clergy
    • An editable word document inviting clergy colleagues to participate in Conversation Sabbath in your region.
  • Fact Sheet
    • Everything you need to know about the 2019 Conversation Sabbath.
  • Save the Date Card
    • You may print or post on your website or newsletter to promote Conversation Sabbath.

Webinar Series: Bringing Advance Care Planning Conversations to Your Congregation

Congregations are ideal settings for beginning to talk about what matters most to people when it comes to making decisions about the kind of health care they want and don’t want in the face of very serious illness. For six weeks, The Conversation Project’s advisor to faith, Rosemary Lloyd, hosted a free, web-based course on how to infuse having conversations about crucial, values-centered health care decision-making into the life and work of faith communities.

To access the webinar recordings and slides, please click the links below:

  • Session 1: The Conversation Project: Reaching People Where They Live, Work, and Pray
  • Session 2: Getting Started in Congregations: Pause, Reflect, Assess, Set a Goal
  • Session 3: Sermons and Teaching & Conversation Sabbath
  • Session 4: Pastoral Care
  • Session 5: Programming Advance Care Planning in Your Setting
  • Session 6: Bringing It Together and Bringing It to Your Congregation