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The Well
A Ministry of the PSD-LCMS

The WELL is a safe space where individuals are:

Warmly Welcomed


Listened To

Lifted Up (in prayer)

Coffee and Conversation


The Well is a non-profit that provides emotional and spiritual support for educators through the practices of attunement and intercession.

○ 15-30 minute sessions
○ listening & prayer
○ completely confidential
○ simple online booking system

Why we LISTEN?

“Listen. People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” - Cheryl Richardson

“...let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak…” - James 1:19

“Truly listening, and with care, is one of the simplest and most kind gifts we can give anyone.” - John Bruna

Why we Pray?

In every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7

“Rich is the person who has a praying friend.” - Janice Hughes

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Galatians 6:2

The Team

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Dr. Eugene P. Kim
Professor of Leadership & Organizational Change
Available Sessions: Friday 9am - 5pm

Rachel Klitzing
Executive Director of School Ministries
Available Sessions: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

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Dr. Deb Mercier
(Former) School of Education Dean
Available Sessions: Monday - Thursday 3pm - 5pm

Dr. Cari Chittick
Director of Lutheran Teaching Programs
Available Sessions: Tuesday & Thursday 1pm-4pm

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What People Say About The Well

“I would love to provide this opportunity to my faculty. Thank you so much!"

Robin Gomes, Former Principal of St. Paul’s School

"A good solution for a great need.”

Carol Smallwood, Former Principal of Prince of Peace School

“Thank you for noticing and caring.”

Mary Fink, Principal of Bethany Lutheran School

Contact Us

1540 Concordia Drive East
Irvine, CA 92612-3203

949-854-3232 x226

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