Below are key dates for Chaplaincy Volunteers and Team Members in 2021. Put them in your diary, add them to your phone, stick them on your fridge or noticeboard.
Team Training Dates
Members of the Assistant Chaplains Team, Worship Teams and Chapel Teams are invited to attend training mornings designed to enhance their skills.
Each Training Morning will be held at BPCC on a Friday between 10am - 12midday. Please make every effort to attend the dates relevant to you. (AC - Assistant Chaplains, WT - Worship Teams, CT - Chapel Teams)
June 25 - Team Meeting (AC, WT, CT) All team members to meet to introduce the training schedule for the remainder of 2021 and discuss the latest in pastoral care and Covid-19 restrictions across Ballarat's healthcare.
July 23 - Code of Ethics (AC, WT) August 27 - Code of Ethics (AC, WT) Assistant Chaplains and Worship Teams members will meet to discuss aspects of how the Uniting Church's Code of Ethics document relates to pastoral care.
September 24 - Art of Listening (AC, WT) October 22 - Art of Listening (AC, WT) Assistant Chaplains and Worship Teams members will explore the importance of listening in pastoral encounters, including Role Play work and feedback.
Nov 26 - Pastoral Care at Christmas (AC, WT, CT) All team members will meet to discuss pastoral needs of people in healthcare during the Christmas season, including pastoral visiting, aged care church services and Chapel Services.
The Chaplaincy Committee
The Chaplaincy Committee is the support and administrative arm of the Chaplaincy ministry and is a body of the Presbytery of Western Victoria. The Committee meets bi-monthly.
Dates for 2021: (All meetings are from 1:30pm at The Bev Pratt Chaplaincy Centre)
BRHC acknowledges the contribution of the former congregation of Pleasant Street Uniting Church in the creation of this website. BRHC operates on primarily on Waddawarrung Country. We pay our respects to their Elders - past, present and emerging.