This course will offer a systemic path for pastoral care using the gifts of the laity in the church. Unique to this course is the ongoing training and accountability meetings outlined for those in this valuable ministry. Daily class lessons will run from February 22 through March 5 and will include a live Zoom session. The class will be facilitated by Ms. Virginia Crocker. Ms. Crocker is a Certified Lay Minister and has a specialization in Parish Nursing.
Participants will be able to:
- Describe and discuss the concepts of Lay Pastoral Care
- Demonstrate appropriate interactions in a caregiving situation
- Describe life and faith passages
- Discuss the relevancy of sensitivity and supportive environments
- Describe and discuss various situations and conditions they may encounter
Participants must be very comfortable with using a computer (email, using text dialog boxes, understanding and following links) to be successful in this course. Also, computer must have speakers for audio presentations. Class size limited to 15 persons.
REGISTRATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS LINK AND WILL CLOSE FEBRUARY 19. Course fee: $30.00 (payable through Stripe) plus text. Required text can be purchased through The Upper Room by clicking on this link. The course text is NOT included in the course fee. Order it immediately as there is no digital version of the text – only print.
(If speed of delivery is a concern, you may also want to see if Amazon‘s delivery is faster. Text title: Lay Pastoral Care Giving)