323 – Congregational Care
|Winter 2024: Dec. 20, Jan. 17, Feb. 21||April Bristow||Email: [email protected]|
This course course introduces students to practices of congregational care and the pastor’s responsibility in caregiving.
Students will be able to:
- Implement and oversee appropriate types of care in varieties of settings, including prisons, hospitals, nursing facilities and homes.
- Organize caring ministries within the congregation.
- Discern and implement appropriate boundaries, knowing when and to whom to refer people, and when and when not to share information.
- Reflect on practice skills of sensitive care giving, using role play and analysis case studies.