Improving Clergy Health
Spirited Life is a multi-year wellness program and behavioral health study offered by the Duke Clergy Health Initiative. Through the program, we seek to develop a resilient, well-informed cadre of United Methodist pastors as skilled in the care of themselves and their families as they are in the care of their congregations.
Funded by The Duke Endowment, and cast within a framework of Wesleyan theology and spirituality, Spirited Life provides clergy with the tools they need to flourish. More than 60% of the clergy serving appointments in the North Carolina and Western North Carolina Conferences of the United Methodist Church are enrolled.
It is our hope that this program will prove beneficial, enabling other United Methodist conferences and other churches and faith communities to adopt it with confidence.
Learn more about what the program entails.