Called to Care Training

WCC’s pastoral ministry is ever expanding and we hope to “inspire” and re-engage those with a passion for helping others. Join Rev. S. Lindy Purdy for Called to Care in April, 2016.

Called to Care Training (18 hours) will include Music and Memory training. Dates are:

  • Thursday, April 21: 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 23: 8:30-12:00 noon
  • Monday, April 25: 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 28: 6-8:30 p.m. (Emphasis on Special Needs)
  • Saturday, April 30: 8:30-12:00 noon (Music & Memory—during this session we will be viewing the movie “Alive Inside”)

Topics of Training are:

  • Christian Caring – the Universal Call to Care
  • The Role of a Care Companion
  • Boundaries, Confidentiality, Triangulation & Transparency
  • Active/Empathic Listening
  • Emotions and Feelings
  • The Power of Story
  • The Role of Scripture and Prayer
  •  Hope and Despair, Theodicy – Where is God in suffering?
  • Grief and Grief Care
  • Going to See, Referrals
  • Caring for our Special Needs Community (April 28)
  • Music & Memory (April 30)
  • Discernment 

For more information or to register, please contact Cami Farley (952) 473-8877, ext. 225 or Katie Kraus, ext. 224.

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