August 7 – 9, 2017
Now more than ever, communities across the United States are facing unprecedented natural and man-made disasters. Spiritual first-aid is an essential part of response and recovery, and volunteer chaplains are on the front lines in delivering disaster human service operations and disaster site operations.
October 29 – November 3, 2017
Join us at the DuBose Conference Center this October–November as we explore the Progoff Journaling method and work toward generating creativity, imagination, and purpose through an integrated system of writing exercises. You will gain insight into many different dimensions of your life, including personal relationships, career, health, your dreams, and life’s meaning.
November 6 – 8, 2017
The Beecken Center—in partnership with the National Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN)—invites clergy and lay spiritual caregivers of all faiths to take this disaster chaplaincy training at the beautiful Sewanee Inn in Sewanee, Tennessee, November 6–8, 2017. Participants who complete this certification can volunteer in their own diocese or faith community, or with NDIN and its national partners. NDIN can also assist unaffiliated volunteers in finding disaster spiritual care volunteer opportunities in local communities across the United States.