Introduction to Healthcare Pastoral Visitation

Thursday December 26th 2019

A course entitled ‘An Introduction to Healthcare Pastoral Visitation’ will run from January 23 until March 19 at Edgehill House 9 Lennoxvale, Belfast, BT9 5BY.

The course is aimed at lay people who might be interested in healthcare visitation either within the local church context or within a chaplaincy context; lay people who visit healthcare facilities as part of their church responsibilities; and people who may sometimes feel unsure what to do, what to say or how to react to the different pastoral situations they meet or could meet in a healthcare setting.

Due to the nature of the course the maximum number of participants is 15.  Applicants are asked to supply the following:

  1. Name, address, contact phone number
  2. Reason for applying
  3. Recommendation by Minister/ Priest/ Pastor for current/ hoped for pastoral ministry

This information should be sent to:

Rev Derek Johnston, Lead Chaplain,,
East Wing Corridor,
Royal Victoria Hospital,
Grosvenor Road,
BT12 6BA

Places will be allocated to successful applicants on a first come, first served basis

The cost of the course, including refreshments and course materials, is £75. Please do not send payment at this stage.

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