Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills

Open minds, loving hearts, helping hands


Being a Healing Presence

Author Avianca Bouchedid, Written Mar 21, 2017


Join us on Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at UUCSH for “Being a Healing Presence”, a training in Pastoral Care Lay Ministry, (sponsored by the  Central East Region of the UUA) for embodied learning about:

  • Creating and managing a congregationally-based pastoral care team
  • Fundamental principles and skills of pastoral care-giving
    • Active listening
    • Visiting in institutional settings
    • Understanding the dynamics of grief and loss
    • Maintaining confidentiality
    • Creating healthy boundaries
    • Managing stress and taking care of yourself

Cost is $40 per person and covers the workshop, lunch, and snacks.  Registration Deadline is May 10, 2017.  REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Training Schedule:

  • Sign-in and morning snacks 9:30-10:00
  • Programming 10:00-3:00
  • Lunch Break 1:00-1:30
  • Wholesome lunch and snacks (some vegan items) provided.