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Ministry to the Bereaved: Create & Sustain your Parish Ministry
March 1, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This in-depth training and enrichment series is an opportunity for staff and volunteers to focus on bereavement support in the parish setting. Your knowledge, skills and confidence will be enhanced by exploring topics on the grief process, communication and facilitation skills and forming your parish plan. Activities, reflection and prayer will be included each week. Curriculum resources will be discussed.
4 Saturdays: February 22, March 1, 8 & 22
One make-up session: March 29
St. Martin of Tours Parish—Community Room
200 O’Connor Drive, San Jose, CA 95128
Facilitator: Suzanne Young, M.A.
Suzanne Young is an educator, spiritual director and former outreach coordinator for Catholic Cemeteries for the San Jose Diocese. She has created and facilitated over 40 bereavement support sessions for parishes and cemetery staff and is delighted to be teaching this six week course on creating and sustaining a ministry in Parish Bereavement Support.
$100 per person*
*This fee will be returned upon completion of the training series.
All 6 sessions must be attended for the fee to be returned.
Please RSVP by returning registration form with payment or at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-428-3730. If RSVPing by e-mail or phone, please submit check at the 1st session.