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Pastoral Care Course

Six Wednesday Evenings from November 1 (excluding 8 Nov 2017) - December 13, 7.00pm - 9pm.
Plus Saturday November 4 and 18, 10.30am - 4.30pm

Gain confidences and effectiveness in pastoral care.  A programme suitable for:  hospital, university or school chaplaincies, home visitors, Eucharistic ministers etc. 
How to gently encourage people to talk about the deeper things of life, faith and family. Reach out to the bereaved and to those who experience or care for those with mental illness.

Topics include:

  • Facing loss and bereavement
  • Facing mental illness
  • The Scriptural and theological basis for Pastoral Care
  • Methods of prayer using, stilling, scripture, imagination
  • Self-Awareness
  • Our own faith journey with its ups and downs
  • Family Systems - how those we are working with are affected by family, friends, environment etc.
  • Working together to improve listening skills
  • The practice of Spiritual Conversation
  • Making life choices - discernment

Certificate for attendance for CPD available.

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Suggested donation: £125
Grants may be available, please enquire.