Walking the Path of Healing: MentschStix for Meaning in a Pandemic

Facilitator: Rabbi Gaylia R. Rooks, D. Min. Target audience: Chaplains, counselors, caregivers, clergy, and the curious. This spiritually based interfaith program is geared toward believers, agnostics, atheists, and those who refuse to be pigeonholed. Overview:  Walking the Path of Meaning These days, almost everyone is looking for comfort, hope, healing, and meaning. Reflecting on ancient sacred…

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Preparing for Christmas: Daily Meditations for Advent

Course begins December 1st. “Preparing for Christmas: Daily Meditations for Advent” for our Christian friends Facilitated by Rick Underwood, D. Min., Oates Institute, ED (Note) We are awaiting permission to print these meditations. Each day a meditation will be shared with the participants’ opportunity to reflect and share. This is present FREE in our Facebook…

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Registration Open for Compassion Fatigue Virtual Symposium

Wayne E. Oates Institute, Compassion Fatigue Virtual Symposium – Registration Deadline: February 8, 2021 An Online Symposium presented by Oates Institute, comprising 8 live one-hour presentations by multidisciplinary speakers. REGISTER HERE WHEN:February 9, 2021 – February 23, 2021 Purpose: To engage professional spiritual caregivers, chaplains, and other medical and mental health professions in a practical approach…

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Registration Open for June’s Symposium on Trauma-Informed Spiritual Care

WHAT: Trauma-Informed Spiritual Care: Help for the Ongoing Trauma and Aftermath of COVID-19 An Online Symposium presented by Oates Institute, comprising 8 live one-hour presentations by multidisciplinary speakers. REGISTER HERE WHEN: June 2 – 12, 2020 Live presentations will take place at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. EST. Recordings will also be made available to participants. FOR: Spiritual…

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COVIC-19 Resources

We all know the importance of debriefing our feelings and thoughts about stressful events. This process allows us to release emotions that we hold in check while ministering to those in spiritual crisis. Further, it provides an opportunity to share what kinds of things are being done in different settings. We invite persons whether members…

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