Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Deacon Training Workshops are offered this winter.

Based on the theme, "His Hands and Feet," two sessions of deacon training are scheduled for this winter, offered by the Church of the Brethren’s Deacon Ministry. The first session will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6, at Bremen (Ind.) Church of the Brethren. The second session takes place on Saturday, March 6, at New Fairview Church of the Brethren in York, Pa.

Workshops will address the following topics: "What Are Deacons Supposed to Do, Anyway? (The Four Functions of Deacons)," "The Art of Listening," "Offering Support in Times of Grief and Loss," and "Deacons and Pastors: The Pastoral Care Team" (topics may vary slightly depending on location).

To register for the Feb. 6 training, contact the Bremen church at 574-546-3227. To register for the March 6 training, call the Southern Pennsylvania District Office at 717-624-8636. For general information contact Donna Kline, director of Deacon Ministry, or 800-323-8039 ext. 304.

Source: 12/30/2009 Newsline

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