Welcome to

Build the Bridge



Do you want to be made well?


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Helping with church communications, events, family, children and youth ministries, outreach and community engagement

Staff Retreats & Workshops

Helping with staff onboarding, staff development and creating a wellness culture in your workplace.

Conflict Mediation

Helping with navigating conflicts in workplaces, communities and families.

Rev. Chrissy Ruehl

Rev. Chrissy Ruehl is an ordained United Methodist clergyperson and trained educator with 15+ years of experience in church and nonprofit ministry. She largely focuses on children and families with a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Stetson University and a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She also has her certification as a Civil Mediator and a Community Resiliency Model® teacher with a recent focus on the integration of mental health, wellness and spirituality with children and families. She currently is an independent consultant for Build the Bridge Consulting specializing in trainings and workshops with Loop It Up Savannah, a nonprofit children’s art program and writing curriculum for Real Kids Real Faith, a children's faith initiative out of Union Seminary. She also offers consulting and coaching for the enneagram and wellness and clergy mental health.

Chrissy lives in Savannah, Georgia with her husband, 2 kids, 3 cats and a dog.

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How I've helped

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"Chrissy did an excellent job showing the application of this training--in our personal lives, church, and in the community."

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"This was REALLY helpful and timely information which I've already used (in the 4 hours since the presentation)."

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"I'll be sharing some of this with my grief support group and my young adult daughter."

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