Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM) Educational Event/Retreat

Mercy Conference and Retreat Center: St. Louis 2039 N. Geyer Road, St. Louis, MO

The program will include presentations on “Pastoral Care in Pluralistic Contexts” by Rev. Dr. Philip Kuehnert (Pastoral Counselor), “Personal and Professional Wellness” by Rev. Lee Joesten (Chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Educator), Bible studies by Rev. Russell Helbig (Federal Prison Chaplain), small group and plenary discussions, worship, good food, and lots of opportunities to connect with those in similar ministries. Up to 12 continuing education hours will be available.

Emergency Services Chaplaincy Conference (Buffalo, Minn.)

Christ the King Retreat Center: Buffalo, Minn. 621 First Avenue South , Buffalo, MN

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Specialized Pastoral Ministry will host an Emergency Services Chaplaincy Conference on April 18-19, 2016, in Buffalo, Minn., at Christ the King Retreat Center. Registration is free, and travel scholarships are available.