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CRE 2017 Spring Events

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CRE RETREAT – THE BASICS OF PASTORAL CARE

Date:  Saturday, April 29  (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Location:  Holston Presbytery Camp and Retreat Center, Banner Elk, North Carolina

Leader:  The Rev. Clay Fouse, CPE Coordinator at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Mountain Home, TN.  Clay is a Board-Certified Chaplain through the Association of Professional Chaplains, Inc., and is a certified CPE Supervisor through the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.  Clay has provided spiritual care and supervision of CPE students in many diverse settings, including Pediatrics, Trauma, Psychiatry, and Geriatrics.  Participants are to bring a case study or a verbatim (written account) of pastoral care situations that stymied, stumped or stood out to them for various reasons.  Topics covered at the retreat include:

  • Reflection and exploration of how your cultural experiences inform your pastoral care.
  • Discuss practical pastoral care skills, including active listening, theological reflection, initiating and keeping boundaries, and challenging others.
  • Initiating and responding to difficult topics, including end of life discussions, etc. 
  • Enhance self-awareness skills and utilizing curiosity in your pastoral care. 

Cost:  $35 (includes Saturday lunch)

Participants are encouraged to come and stay Friday evening, April 28, in Guenther Lodge for an additional $50 per person (includes Saturday morning breakfast).

Register:  text a picture of your completed registration to 423.914.2415 or email info(at)holstonpresbytery.org or call/fax Kim at 423.247.6178

 

⃝ YES!  Sign me up for the CRE Retreat at Holston Camp!

⃝ I want to reserve a room in Guenther Lodge, Friday, April 28 ($50)

⃝ I want to attend the event on Saturday, April 29 ($35)

 

Name ______________________________________________ Email ____________________________

 (You will be billed for the above options you select.  The fee(s) is/are non-refundable.)

 

CRE CLASS – BASIC BIBLE

Dates:  Saturdays, April 22; May 6; May 13; and May 20  (9:30 AM – 2:00 PM)

Location:  Covenant Presbyterian Church, 603 Sunset Drive, Johnson City

Leader:  the Rev. Paul Helphinstine

Cost: $50 (bring your own lunch)

Register:  text a picture of your completed registration to 423.914.2415 or email info(at)holstonpresbytery.org or call/fax Kim at 423.247.6178

 

⃝ YES!  Sign me up for the CRE Class Basic Bible ($50)!

 

Name ______________________________________________ Email ____________________________

(You will be billed for the class.  The fee is non-refundable.)