Parish Health Mental Health Series


The Parish Health Ministry Team is continuing to focus on mental health for 2020. We have an upcoming online opportunity that will strengthen our mindfulness skills and give us a tool to weather the storms of 2020 and beyond.  

Serenity in the Storm:

Acquire and Strengthen Skills to Help You Navigate the Storms of Life


Are you finding it hard to live amidst the volatility, fear, and uncertainty of these days? Are you frustrated with the constant bombardment of negativity? These days, are you cooped up with nowhere to go?

Come connect and learn skills with other adults as we develop skills to navigate the storms of life with serenity. You will learn about states of mind, core mindfulness skills, the power of the middle path, distress tolerance skills, the power of reality and radical acceptance. Each session will be lively and interactive.

5-Session Skills Training
Mondays: October 26 – November 23
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Virtual Online Group Using Microsoft TEAMS





Free event. Limited Registration

To sign up, please send your name, address, phone number, and email address to: Kari Olson, Parish Health Ministry at or call 612-207-6108.

About the Instructor:

Kristi Schiroo works at Ridgeview Medical Center as an Advanced Practice Board Certified Chaplain. She is a member of Ridgeview’s Palliative Care Team. Ms. Schiroo attended St. Olaf College majoring in mathematics. She served as a youth director for two years in Winona, MN at Central Lutheran Church prior to going to seminary. Ms. Schiroo graduated from Luther Seminar with an MDiv and was ordained and served her first parishes in Nebraska. Since moving back to MN in 2001, Ms. Schiroo has served as a parish pastor, the Lead Chaplain for the McLeod County Sheriff’s Department, the Lead Chaplain for the Glencoe Police Department, and was a founding member of the Crow River Critical Incident Stress Management Team. Ms. Schiroo enjoys a variety of hobbies and is an active volunteer with the SW MN Chapter of the American Red Cross. 


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Watertown, MN 55388




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