Pastoral Care Certificate for Volunteers
The Ministry of Pastoral Care: Certificate Program for Volunteers offers participants a better understanding of pastoral care given to hospital patients, continuing care and assisted living residents, community shut-ins and congregation members.
The comprehensive 10-hour program will outline the foundations of Pastoral Care and Sacramental Ministry, Types of Ministry Visits, Dealing with Grief, Caring for the Volunteer and finishes with a Certificate ceremony.
All volunteers involved in Pastoral Care are required to have the certificate in order to effectively serve in this ministry.
The next program is being offered Friday-Saturday, April 21-22. Registration information can be found at: http://newman.edu/BenedictXVIInstitute/MinistryofPastoralCareCertificateProgram.