Unit 36, Blue Diamond Shopping Mall, Ironshore, St. James, Jamaica
The course will provide practical ministry tools for those who desire to be more effective in sharing Christ’s love outside the typical church setting.
It will introduce students to the various ministry principles and philosophies that have enabled chaplains to successfully evangelize and disciple those not generally reached by traditional church ministries. It also provides a comprehensive introduction into the various aspects of chaplaincy work in industrial and institutional settings.
This course is a prerequisite for the Community Chaplaincy Internship and certificated as a community chaplain.
A. Listening skills.
B. Skills to provide comfort.
C. The ability to work in a multi-faith environment.
D. The skills to develop relationships and network with available resources in a community.
E. The skill to convert relationships to ministry opportunities.
F. Skills to minister effectively in crisis.
G. The skills to provide spiritual and emotional care in a secular environment.
H. The skill to effectively minister to those bound by addiction.
I. The ability to develop and implement the “ministry of presence.”
J. The ability to effectively minister to terminally ill persons
Since 2002, we have trained hundreds of Community Chaplains. These chaplains have served and/or are serving in places such as Baylor healthcare Systems, Children’s Medical Center, numerous state and federal prisons, Woodmont Cabinetry, Dept. of Public Safety for DFW Airport, Express Employment Professionals, Hope Mansion, Teen Challenge, Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, Southwest Airlines, etc.
Our Community Chaplains have also responded to critical incidents such as the tornadoes in Lancaster, Forney, and Cleburne, the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, and in the aftermath of hurricanes such as Katrina and Rita.
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