The Spiritual Care Department at Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) regularly provides educational programs and workshops in the community that focus on emotional and spiritual well-being. Programs are provided for faith communities, lay ministry teams, nonprofit organizations, support groups, schools, professional organizations, and other interested groups.
For more information regarding educational programs provided by the Spiritual Care Department, please contact:
Rev. Craig Schneider, M.Div., BCC
Spiritual Care Coordinator
Phone: (937) 734-2163
The Gift of Caring Presence Workshop
The Spiritual Care Division offers a workshop entitled “The Gift of Caring Presence – A Practical Approach for Offering Spiritual Care” once a year for interested members of the community. This workshop is designed to help people become effective providers of spiritual care and support to others in home and healthcare settings.
The workshop is beneficial for those who want to learn practical skills that will assist them in ministry to others. Past participants have included Faith Community Nurses, Health Ministers, lay ministry team members, church visitors, hospital Pastoral Care volunteers, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and a host of other interested people.
Continuing education units are available for nurses, social workers, and counselors.
For additional information about the “Gift of Caring Presence – A Practical Approach for Offering Spiritual Care” workshop, please contact the GSH Health Ministries Program at (937) 227-9452.