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Moving Together, Moving Ahead 
Carlos Bell, President
I would like to thank the Organizational Design Work Group (ODWG) for their excellent work! The ACPE Board of Representatives met to discuss the proposal from the ODWG on Wednesday, August 10th. At the conclusion of the discussion, the Board unanimously passed the following motion: "I move that the ACPE Board of Representatives accept the recommendation of the approval by the membership through a vote on bylaws this fall. And that the Organizational Design Work Group is dismissed with our greatest thanks for their dedication and commitment to ACPE."

Dates and Deadlines for Upcoming Certification Meetings
Fall 2016 Certification Dates

Deadline to Declare:  September 2, 2016
Deadline to Postmark Materials:  October 3, 2016
Commission Meeting:  November 12 - 15, 2016

NOTE: Please email your Letter of Intent to and also to no later than 5pm EST Sept 2nd.
Mail all payments to the national office along with a copy of the Letter of Intent. You may also call Sheilah directly to pay your meeting fee by credit card at 678-636-6226.

ACPE Receives Wells Fargo Community Connections Grant! 
Biju Chacko, Chair
For the second year in a row ACPE is the recipient of a Wells Fargo Community Connections grant! This unrestricted gift of $1,000 will help ACPE reach our 2016 Annual Campaign goal of $85,000, and provide us with the resources we need to offer transformative spiritual care education. We are grateful for Wells Fargo's commitment to our work. And, we're proud of our relationship with them.
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A gift in your will is one way you can secure your estate and create an impactful legacy with ACPE. A gift in your will has many advantages...

New ACPE Staff Member
Tisha Christina Coleman 
Tisha Christina Coleman joins ACPE as the Communications & Conference Coordinator. She received a B.A. in Journalism with a specialization in Public Relations from the University of Mississippi. Her previous work experience includes the Design Editor for The Daily Mississippian and the Event Assistant for PIRCH Atlanta. Tisha's graphic and web design skills will help ACPE implement a new and enhanced web presence.
Originally from Anaheim, California she has made Americus, Georgia home. Her hobbies consist of blogging, reading and spending time with love ones. She also enjoys traveling and tasting new foods.
Save the Date for Conference 
Annual Conference & 50th Anniversary Celebration
May 3-6, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Featured Keynote Speakers
  • Parker Palmer
  • Carrie Newcomber
  • Greg Ellison
Registration opens beginning of November!
September Holy Days 2016   

ICPCC 2015 Recordings & Resources 

Contemplative Fellowships for Health Care Professionals

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary DMin Program

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