POSTPONED to Spring 2021: Pastoral Visitation Training for the Sick, Elderly and Homebound


Monday, Oct. 26, 2020


6:30PM - 8PM

Pastoral Visitation to the Sick, Elderly and Homebound Formation and Skill Building Workshops

The Pastoral Care Ministry offers skill building and formation workshops for those interested in volunteering as a visitor to the sick, elderly, and homebound.

The weekly sessions are offered for those who are currently involved in the Pastoral Care Ministry as a Coordinator, Parish Visitor, Faith Community Nurse, or Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist.
The sessions will be a combination of presentations, interactive exercises, and readings.
Presentation topics include:
  • The art of pastoral visitation
  • Communication skills
  • Theology of pastoral care
  • Ritual and sacraments in pastoral ministry
  • Spiritual assessment
  • Illness issues
  • Care giving issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Death and dying
  • Suffering and faith

When: Spring 2021. details TBA
Time: Mondays 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Saturday 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Location: St. Edward the Confessor Church, Clifton Park, NY.

Cost: $60.00 (Includes cost of book and all handout material)
Attendance is required at all sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion.

For more information visit, or contact Maria Schollenberger at [email protected] or at 518-641-6818 or call Harley McDevitt, Director, at 518-641-6823

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