Fall 2014 Volunteer Chaplain Training at Capacity

Fall 2014 Volunteer Chaplain Training Closed Spring 2015 Session Wednesdays, February – May, 5 to 7 p.m. Bishop Anderson House, 707 S. Wood St., Chicago Equipping members of all faith traditions with enhanced pastoral care skills Application opens September 2014 Supporting clergy with trained home and hospital visitors Students are recommended by congregational leader or professional chaplain Weekly 2-hour field work site determined by student and supervisor For more information, contact 312-563-4825 or cholt@bishopandersonhouse.org

By |2014-07-08T12:43:39-05:00June 6th, 2014|Chaplain, Volunteer Chaplain Training|0 Comments

32 New Volunteer Chaplain Graduates

Over 100 friends and family members recently celebrated with the newest (and largest) graduating class of Bishop Anderson House's Volunteer Chaplain Training course. ELCA Bishop Wayne Miller presided over an inspirational worship service of Holy Eucharist and Certification of Pastoral Care Visitors at Faith Lutheran Church, Glen Ellyn. A festive luncheon (thanks to a "Faith-ful" volunteer corps) provided the backdrop for congratulatory hugs and poignant goodbyes, as the newly commissioned students reflected upon the pastoral care skills they refined and sharpened during the 12-week program.  Coming from varied faith traditions and 14 congregations, the group bonded over the goal of fostering the [...]

By |2013-12-05T15:01:40-06:00December 5th, 2013|Chaplain, Education, Volunteer Chaplain Training|0 Comments
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