Pastoral Care Specialist Program

Classes begin September 2019 and end June 2021.

This two-year course is designed for clergy, parish nurses, Stephen ministers, chaplains and others involved in pastoral care ministries. Meeting monthly, participants learn about areas critical to effective pastoral care, and receive support, encouragement and consultation on their work. Participants will reinforce what they already do well and integrate new knowledge and skills into their ministries.

Dates and Time: 12 noon – 3 p.m. monthly, every second Thursday beginning September 2019 and ending June 2021 (No class July and August)

Tuition: $650 for each of the two years, plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee. To discuss a payment plan option for tuition, please contact Diane McClanahan, the Center’s Director of Leadership and Spiritual Life.

A complete list of 2019-2020 topics and presenters will be made available soon.

1. Set up a meeting by phone or in-person with Diane McClanahan to make sure the program is a good fit: 515-274-4006
2: Register below – $50 non-refundable fee to hold your spot in the course. $650 tuition will be due in September 2019.



Diane McClanahan, M.Div., Director of Leadership and Spiritual Life at the Center

For additional information contact: Diane McClanahan, Director of Leadership and Spiritual Life at 





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