Registration for the Winter Session is now OPEN. The six sessions Fall Training will begin Wednesday evenings from 7pm-9pm on zoom starting January 24th- March 6th, 2024. We will NOT hold a session on February 14th.
The Office for Family Life Ministry offers a Bereavement Ministry Support Training Course at multiple times throughout the year. We will still be offering this class ONLINE and there will be added content related to grieving and grief support during in light of the pandemic. This six-session parish focused program is designed for those who wish to become facilitators for existing parish bereavement support groups or for those who wish to begin a bereavement support ministry at their parish or online. The course is not limited to those who wish to facilitate a support group, however it can also benefit those who minister to the bereaved. The program serves to increase enthusiasm and education for this ministry.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants can become parish Bereavement Support Group Facilitators with their written Pastor’s approval. Pre-registration and approval of your Pastor is required. All participants must be in compliance with Safe Environment Protocol including background check.
Class size is limited. Sessions will be held on consecutive Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm to 9:00pm starting October 4th.
Registration information and payment can be completed below. The fee is $85 per participant. Payment can be by check or credit card. If mailing a check, registration is not complete until the check is received. If a parish is sponsoring multiple participants, please register each participant separately, although one check can be sent to the Office for Family Life Ministry for the group. Please include a note with all names. Any cancelled registrations will be subject to processing fees deducted from refunded payments.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office for Family Life Ministry at 973-497-4327 or [email protected].
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