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CONTINUING EDUCATION EVENT

LISTENING PEOPLE INTO WHOLENESS

THE HEALING POWER OF GOOD LISTENING

AUGUST 13 - 15 | COLUMBUS, OH

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"If we meet and listen we reweave the world into wholeness."

Bishop Desmond Tutu

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GOOD LISTENING CHANGES LIVES

The Christian journey isn't always marked by what we say. Sometimes radical stories and powerful messages change us forever. And it doesn't stop there. A friend who listens attentively and offers empathy can make a lasting change.
 
Have you experienced the transforming power of a good listener? Do you want to see God move through you to bring lasting change to others?

Our Spiritual Direction team at Healing Care Ministries has designed a brand new Continuing Education event called Listening People into Wholeness. This event is designed to raise your awareness of the Holy Spirit through listening. It might just be the breakthrough you've been looking for in your practice.

We know what it's like to long for patients to experience lasting change, but it just doesn't come. Working with people can feel like an uphill battle and we want to empower and encourage you in ministry.

Whether you've practiced counseling or spiritual direction for years, or you're brand new to this work, you can learn useful tools and cultivate new knowledge on care at this event.

We have a place for you here.

LEARN to Listen to others and the holy spirit in new ways

Discover how empathic LISTENING can help to REWIRE the brain

incorporate WHAT YOU LEARN INTO YOUR ministry PRACTICE

encounter god through WORSHIP AND contemplative practices

ENJOY Workshop opportunities with others on the journey

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING
ABOUT HEALING CARE SEMINARS?

I had been a Christian for 35 years before entering the Healing Care program. There is no bible study or other “church” program that comes close to the authentic, Holy Spirit led and healing touches from Jesus that are available to us through the Healing Care seminars and training. Through my healing I now have an opportunity to help others experience these amazing opportunities for healing. Not only is there healing, there is a deeper intimacy available in our daily walk with Jesus through these teachings. I highly recommend these programs for all who want more of Him.
When I came to my first seminar with Healing Care I was approaching my 10-year mark in full-time ministry. Already I was beginning to see fracture lines in my heart as the rigors and disappointments of ministry began to take a toll. Encouragement from others to “stick it out” and "find strength in the Lord” weren't addressing what felt like bigger issues under the surface. Healing Care Ministries has been a life saver for me. Through the teaching and the caring community of Healing Care, I’ve become equipped and empowered to encounter Jesus on my own transformational journey and to lead others there too.
 
Josiah Travis
Healing Care Ministries Seminar Participant
 
Mia Somermaa
Healing Care Ministries Seminar Participant

CE EVENT TIME & LOCATION

This three-day conference includes powerful lectures from ministry leaders on faith, counseling, and healing prayer ministry. You will experience contemplative moments, praise and worship,  fellowship gatherings, and two breakout sessions designed to engage, equip, and empower you on your journey with Christ in ministry. Check out the conference schedule below.

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FRIDAY

AUGUST 13

Arrival & Check-in
5:00 - 6:00 PM

Session Ends 
8:30 PM

HCM Spiritual Direction Students
and  Alumni Sessions: 
2:00pm - 4:00pm

SATURDAY

AUGUST 14

Arrival & Check-in
7:45 - 8:30 AM

Lunch Break
12:30 - 2:00 PM

Dinner Break

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Session Ends
8:30 PM

SUNDAY

AUGUST 15

Arrival & Check-in
8:30 - 9:30 AM

Session Ends
12:00 PM

MEET OUR GUEST SPEAKERS

REV. DR. BYRON BENTON

Rev. Dr. Byron L. Benton serves as the Senior Pastor of Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in South Carolina. He works closely with public and private institutions, advising on a number of boards, and speaking across the country on critical issues that impact families.

Pastor Benton has served as a Chaplain at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital and the Association of Black Seminarians at Princeton Theological Seminary. 

​SUSAN PORTERFIELD CURRIE

Susan is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, CFDM Pacific Northwest Certificate Program in Spiritual Guidance, and Bryn Mawr College.

She has served in church and parachurch settings for over 30 years, focusing on spiritual formation ministries, retreat leadership, and spiritual direction, and serves as affiliated clergy in the Anglican Diocese in New England 

JOHN LOPPNOW

John Loppnow has worked as a Psychotherapist and Life Coach for over 20 learning from mentors who grew up in Africa, South America, Europe and North America.

He completed his graduate training in Family systems and EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy). He has studied PNI (PsychoNeuroImmunology), the mind-body connection, EMDR, Gottman Skills, Thrive Training (Relationship skills based on practice and brain science) and the Enneagram.

SUNGSHIM PARK LOPPNOW

Sungshim Park Loppnow has engaged in the work of healing for over 22 years starting with pastoral counseling in Korea in 1996. Sungshim came to the US to study Marriage and Family Therapy and has continued to enhance her skills as a psychotherapist studying systems theory, attachment, trauma resolution and brain-based relationship skills.

Sungshim is passionate and skilled in helping people grow in transformation to become agents of blessing.

TERRY WARDLE

Terry Wardle is the founder and president of Healing Care Ministries. Terry has more than four decades of experience delivering powerful, experiential teaching on matters of the Christian journey and is recognized by many for his ability to communicate in a clear, captivating, and transformational way.

MEET OUR GUEST SPEAKERS

REV. DR. BYRON BENTON

Rev. Dr. Byron L. Benton serves as the Senior Pastor of Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in South Carolina. He works closely with public and private institutions, advising on a number of boards, and speaking across the country on critical issues that impact families.

Pastor Benton has served as a Chaplain at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital and the Association of Black Seminarians at Princeton Theological Seminary. 

​SUSAN PORTERFIELD CURRIE

Susan P Currie of Leadership Transformations' Selah program is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, CFDM Pacific Northwest Certificate Program in Spiritual Guidance, and Bryn Mawr College.

She has served in church and parachurch settings for over 30 years, focusing on spiritual formation ministries, retreat leadership, and spiritual direction, and serves as affiliated clergy in the Anglican Diocese in New England 

JOHN LOPPNOW

John Loppnow has worked as a Psychotherapist and Life Coach for over 20 learning from mentors who grew up in Africa, South America, Europe and North America.

He completed his graduate training in Family systems and EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy). He has studied PNI (PsychoNeuroImmunology), the mind-body connection, EMDR, Gottman Skills, Thrive Training (Relationship skills based on practice and brain science) and the Enneagram.

SUNGSHIM PARK LOPPNOW

Sungshim Park Loppnow has engaged in the work of healing for over 22 years starting with pastoral counseling in Korea in 1996. Sungshim came to the US to study Marriage and Family Therapy and has continued to enhance her skills as a psychotherapist studying systems theory, attachment, trauma resolution and brain-based relationship skills.

Sungshim is passionate and skilled in helping people grow in transformation to become agents of blessing.

TERRY WARDLE

Terry Wardle is the founder and president of Healing Care Ministries. Terry has more than four decades of experience delivering powerful, experiential teaching on matters of the Christian journey and is recognized by many for his ability to communicate in a clear, captivating, and transformational way.

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS

Proctor Beard
Byron Benton
Susan Porterfield Currie
Summer Gross
Sarah Herring
Alesia ("Lisa") Johnson

John Loppnow
Sungshim Park Loppnow
Neal Siler
Sharon Siler
Alice Young

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

The Spiritual Formation Continuing Education Conference is an annual gathering of individuals engaged in spiritual direction, formational prayer (healing prayer ministry) Christian counseling, and transformational leadership.

 

In an atmosphere of koinonia and hospitality, our goal is to host an event that promotes ministry and professional development, fosters spiritual insight and growth, and provides opportunities for you to experience a learning exchange with others.

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COST

We're offering this event at a number of price points. Choose the option that describes you.

The early-bird rate ends July 13th.

$209 Early-Bird Price

$239 Regular Price

$179 HCM Spiritual Direction Student

$199 HCM Spiritual Direction Graduate

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