Hospital Chaplains and Deacons in Formation: Partners in Ministry
90 Minute Workshops
Sunday, June 2, 2019 (8:45 am session)
Workshop Level: Intermediate
NACC Certification Competencies: ITP3, PIC1, PIC2, OL5
Rod F. Accardi, DMin, BCC
Director of Spiritual Care and Education, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
Karen Pugliese, MA, BCC-PCHAC
Advanced Practice Chaplain, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
The Silent Lamp Program of self-reflection and interaction for deacons in formation is a model of partnership in sensitizing the program participants to what it means to be a disciple of Christ the Servant. Program outcomes include accompanying those who are ill, discerning the spiritual significance of their stories, and linking spiritual needs with spiritual resources. This partnership between Board Certified Chaplains and the diocesan Director of Diaconal Formation is aligned with and embodies the vision presented in The National Directory for the Formation, Ministry and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States and the Relationship-Identity-Mission Vocational Dynamic.
As a result of this workshop, participants will:
- Learn how to design and continuously improve a pastoral formation program.
- Describe and utilize the Relationship Identity Mission Vocational Dynamic.
- Initiate and develop an ongoing chaplain-diocese ministry partnership.
Educational Materials (recommended books, articles, or websites for participants to review prior to the workshop)
– None recommended by the workshop presenter(s)
Presentation Materials (items to be brought to the workshop and/or presentation materials)
SU1.3 ~ Hospital Chaplains And Deacons In Formation
The NACC categorizes workshops on three levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. The definitions of each level are provided below.
Beginner: Basic information on the topic for those with little background in the area.
Intermediate: Basic plus additional information on the topic for those with some background in the area.
Advanced: Specialized information on the topic for those with extensive experience and/or knowledge in the area.
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