Formation and Skill Building Workshop for Pastoral Care & Care Givers: Pastoral Visitation to the Sick, Elderly and Homebound

Posted on August 10, 2017 by Jennifer Mele under Pastoral Care Ministry
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This Fall, Pastoral Care Ministry will offer a 6 week formation and skill building workshop “Pastoral Visitation to the Sick, Elderly and Homebound” on Tuesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm, September 19 – October 24th, 2017 at The Church of St. Patrick, 21 Main St. Ravena, NY 12143.

 

This program provides information on the art of pastoral visitation, communication skills, illness issues, spiritual assessment, grief and loss, suffering and faith, death and dying, ritual and sacraments in pastoral ministry, and theology of pastoral care and care giving issues.

Sessions include presentations and interactive exercises, as well as readings. Two pastoral visits are required along with a journal process

 

$40 program fee which includes a book and handout materials.

 

Registration is required, space is limited.  Registration deadline: Friday, September 8th, 2017.

All faith traditions welcome.

 

To register or information, please visit: http://www.rcda.org/Offices/pastoral_care_ministry/events.asp ; email:  Maria.Schollenberger@rcda.org or call (518) 641-6818.

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