Chaplaincy and ministry training events will be held in April. Sponsored by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention missions ministries team, the events are designed to help prepare Arkansas Baptists to minister in crisis situations.
Critical Incident Stress Management ICISF-certified training will take place April 25-26 at the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Building and April 27-28 at Second Baptist Church, Jacksonville. The April 25-26 session will offer training in Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disaster Operations, as well as in Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support. The April 27-28 session will offer training in Group Crisis Intervention.
Police and Fire Chaplain Basic Training will be held April 27-28 at Second Baptist Church, Jacksonville. The 12-hour course will equip both current and future police and fire chaplains with basic skills, including death notification and responding to a crisis situation.
Ministry Training Day is set for April 28 at Second Baptist Church, Jacksonville. This training – meant for pastors, deacons, Sunday school teachers, care group leaders and church members – will focus on health care ministry, prison and jail ministry, re-entry and aftercare ministry and how to begin nontraditional chaplaincy outreaches.
For more information on all events, visit www.absc.org/chaplaincyevents or call Pam Rosinbaum at 800-838-2272, ext. 5249.