323 – Congregational Care
|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:
- 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.