Prayer Chaplain Training
Our Prayer Chaplain program trains for its
during Lent 2020!
What IS a Prayer Chaplain?
A Prayer Chaplain
- Someone who is available to support others on their spiritual journey.
- Someone who creates and holds sacred space.
- Someone who lovingly listens and holds what is heard in the strictest of confidence.
- Someone who prays with others.
A Prayer Chaplain completes 50 hours of annual training and makes a deep commitment to serve his or her church community for one year.
Being a Prayer Chaplain is transformative soul work as it deepens one's spiritual path through prayer and service. No prior experience in prayer or praying with others is required to serve as a Prayer Chaplain.
be a member of Unity of Columbus (or have the desire to
a member this upcoming season) in order to be eligible to serve as a Prayer Chaplain.
What A Prayer Chaplain Is
Unlike hospital, Hospice, or military chaplains, Prayer Chaplains are not ordained, are not Board Certified by any nationally known organization, and are
trained to counsel people.
Prayer Chaplains are not trained to go out and "minister" to the community at-large but are trained as a lay resource to help meet the pastoral care needs within his or her own church community.
Prayer Chaplains are trained to do four things only: hold spiritual space, listen lovingly, pray from the heart, and hold in confidence what is shared during the prayer time.
They serve as an extension of the ministry: making personal connections with the congregation.
to express your interest!