Prayer for CBF-Endorsed Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors —Celebrating Spiritual Care Week
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling

Prayer for CBF-Endorsed Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors —Celebrating Spiritual Care Week

By Renée Owen Loving God, It is a holy experience to journey alongside another,invited into the sacred space of another’s story. Often unknowing of what the day may hold,our CBF-Endorsed Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors enter their specialized settings,to see, to experience, and to walk beside peoplewho are experiencing crisis, grief and loss, pain and suffering. … Continue reading

Celebrating Spiritual Care Week 2022
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling

Celebrating Spiritual Care Week 2022

By Renée Owen Spiritual Care Week is celebrated the last week of October as a time when we highlight the sacred work of chaplains and pastoral counselors.  It was first designated in 1985 by the Network on Ministry in Specialized Settings (“COMISS”).  This year’s theme is “Relevant and Responsive in Times of Crisis” and invites … Continue reading

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CBF Endorsed Shunned at General Assembly

Like many of you, I was blessed to be a part of the General Assembly in Memphis last week.  I love to attend the General Assemblies whenever I can.  I see old friends, make new friends, and experience what Church really can be like.  (Unfortunately making my return to my own upper-class, white, male-dominated church always difficult.)  This … Continue reading

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Prayer Calendars

…the work of Pastoral Care that Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors do is particularly isolating and lonely. One way to assist those in these types of ministry is to remember them in prayer. The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship publishes a calendar of all Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors endorsed by them. Continue reading