Making Sense of Grief and Loss in Parish Relationships

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Making Sense of Grief and Loss in Parish Relationships
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

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You are cordially invited…to lunch and learn with colleagues! Announcing Our Next Monthly Pastoral Care Leadership Group at Centenary United Methodist Church (Corner Friendly and Elam Ave.) Greensboro, North Carolina Wednesday, April 29, 2015 9:30 – 1:30 PM “I ASKED JESUS TO WALK WITH ME…” Making Sense Of Grief And Loss In Parish Relationships This series is for those pastors and caregivers who want to be more knowledgeable in developing skills related to grief and loss in their congregation. The study will provide scriptural, person-centered and psychological tools for transforming grief toward spiritual wholeness both in the individual and congregation. Cases will be provided to help assess direct care and response as well as tools to integrate loss experiences in the life of a church.        Our resource reading is  All Our Losses, All Our Griefs: Resources for Pastoral Care  by Kenneth Mitchell and Herbert Anderson. Case presentation will include time for group discussion and support in a fully confidential environment . Presenter:  Reverend Gary L. Kling, D. Min., LPC, Director / pastoral psychotherapist at Chrysalis Counseling and Consultation Center , Inc. Cost : $40./ person , including lunch; $2 extra for chef salad. CEU’s provided for continuing education credit. (Hours also count toward certification as Pastoral Care Specialist with AAPC ) Please contact Ms. Jackie Stephenson at 336.852.0626 (Monday- Thursday) or  reply to so we can provide your reservation for this event. Chrysalis is a not-for-profit center dedicated to professional, integrated counseling and consultation to pastors and churches in the Piedmont since 1980. We are sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church and area churches. Learn more at