323 – Congregational Care

Dates Instructor Contact Info
Summer 2021: June 19, July 24, Aug. 21# April Bristow Email: 

Note: The Summer 2021 session will be held at Allen UMC.

April 16 update: The 2020 Summer session was canceled due to COVID-19. 

This course course introduces students to practices of congregational care and the pastor’s responsibility in caregiving.

Students will be able to:

  1. Implement and oversee appropriate types of care in varieties of settings, including prisons, hospitals, nursing facilities and homes.
  2. Organize caring ministries within the congregation.
  3. Discern and implement appropriate boundaries, knowing when and to whom to refer people, and when and when not to share information.
  4. Reflect on practice skills of sensitive care giving, using role play and analysis case studies.


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