Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Have you considered becoming a Unity Temple Prayer Chaplain?

If so, you are invited to prayerfully consider becoming part of our chaplain team. It is a unique service that differs from other volunteer opportunities in terms of the commitment level and responsibilities. Not only do you serve the membership of our congregation; you will embark on a deeply personal spiritual journey.

Unity Temple Prayer Chaplains:
Create and hold sacred spiritual space with others. Lovingly listen to what is heard. Agree to maintain the strictest of confidence. Pray with members of our congregation and others that may seek a connection with God.

Chaplains serve in a number of ways:
Praying with congregants before and after each church service. Making monthly prayer and wellness telephone contact with congregants. Make hospital, nursing home and home visits as requested.

The process of becoming a Prayer Chaplain:
All new and returning chaplains must attend one of (2) scheduled orientation meetings. Agree to attend all prayer chaplain training sessions. Be willing to sign a commitment form indicating the intention to serve for one 12-month period, agreeing to attend scheduled monthly meeting sand an annual mid-year retreat.

Are you ready to take a leap of faith? to answer the call, contact Ron McCorkle, Chaplain Training Coordinator at 816-561-4466 X104 or ron@unitytemple.com.

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