Spiritual Conversations: Pastoral Ministry with Children, Youth and Families

January 13, 2022 - January 15, 2022
January 13, 2022 - January 15, 2022
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In ministry with children, youth, and their family we create space for spiritual conversations.  Families seek support from ministers and congregational leaders on how to talk about God, death, and other existential questions such as, “Who am I?” and “What am I meant to be doing in my life?” with the children and youth in their lives. This short course is intended to deepen our understanding of the importance of listening to children and youth.  We will discuss ways to support families in their conversations regarding death, life and meaning.  We will explore power, posture, and intention in supporting young people in their spiritual journey.  This course will examine ways to partner with families and caregivers to support them in their spiritual nurture of their children.

This course can be taken for audit or Certificate (Con.Ed) only.  It is not available for degree credit.

Available Onsite at VST or Synchronous via Zoom