This 9-week Basic Course from the Ottawa Pastoral Care Training Program is perfect for church members who would like to gain skills for visiting on behalf of their church or as a refresher for existing lay pastoral care teams and ministry personnel. Topics will include active listening, grief & loss, spiritual needs, visiting in hospitals/institutions, and caring for the caregiver. Classes will be held via Zoom on Tuesdays from 1-3pm ADT, September 20 to November 15. Region 15’s Faith Formation & Leadership Development Committee is pleased to be able to offer this special 25-person class exclusively for members of our region and at a discounted rate.

Cost: Until June 30 receive an early bird rate of $75. Following June 30 the rate is $100.

Payment options:
1) E-transfer to Jenn Whittemore at jwhittemore@united-church.ca using “pastoral” as the password. Once you have sent the e-transfer email Jenn to know the name(s) of the registrants and confirm the password you used.
2) Mail a cheque to the Regional office payable to “Regional Council 15” and in the memo line note the name(s) of the registrants. Mail to Regional Council 15, 21 Wright Street, Sackville, NB E4L 4P8.