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Specialized Pastoral Ministry retreat: Danville, Calif.

May 16 - May 18

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Specialized Pastoral Ministry will host an educational retreat Tuesday, May 16, through Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Danville, Calif., at the San Damiano Retreat.

The conference theme is “Crossing the Lines — Approaching the Edge,” and the keynote presenter is the Rev. Larry Vogel, associate executive director, LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations.

Registration is free for specialized pastoral ministers, and meals and housing at the retreat center are also included. Registration for spouses is $80.

Register online

Schedule

The SPM educational event schedule includes Bible studies, presentations, a panel discussion, a question-and-answer session and fellowship opportunities.

Bible study leader

  • The Rev. Dr. Robert Newton, president, LCMS California-Nevada-Hawaii District

Presentation

  • LCC Comfort Dogs Ministry and SPM — Tim Hetzner, president, Lutheran Church Charities

Peer presenters

  • The Rev. Joel Hempel, SPM interim director and religious endorser, and three colleagues will present challenging — and perhaps controversial — case material from their ministries.
  • The Rev. Larry Vogel and the Rev. Bart Day will give their reflections, and peers will be invited to offer comments, ask questions and share wisdom in small, confidential groups.

Audience

Educational events are for those who serve in Specialized Pastoral Ministry: emergency services and institutional chaplains, pastoral counselors and clinical pastoral educators.

Register online Download schedule

Learn more about Specialized Pastoral Ministry on lcms.org/spm.

Please contact 888-843-5267 or infocenter@lcms.org for more information.

Details

Start:
May 16
End:
May 18
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Organizer

Specialized Pastoral Ministry
Phone:
888-843-5267
Email:
spm@lcms.org
Website:
https://lcms.org/specializedpastoralministry

Venue

San Damiano Retreat
710 Highland Drive
Danville, CA 94526 United States
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Phone:
925-837-9141
Website:
http://sandamiano.org
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