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Service of Spiritual Reconciliation & Healing of Abuse
You are invited to an INTERDENOMINATIONAL Service of Spiritual Reconciliation & Healing of Abuse at the old Central Seventh-day Adventist Church building on Victoria St. (just off 8th St.) in Saskatoon, SK on Saturday June 29th, 2013 at 3:00 pm. Click here for details.
“Let anyone who is thirsty com to me.” John 7.37
This is a ministry of the Church that recognises, believes and supports those in situations of deep hurt.
Spiritual Abuse prevention and intervention: workshops, training and support groups.
Tuesday 23rd November 2010, 9:00 am -12:00 noon followed by a pot luck lunch
WHAT HAS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO DO WITH THE CHURCH? This is a 30 minute presentation followed by questions and discussions then a refreshment break before the CRISIS INTERVENTION STRATEGIES described in (B) below. This presentation deals with issues that are important to Bible believing faith communities. This may be particularly interesting for those secular helping agencies who are interested in the needs of their Christian clients.
(B) PASTORAL CRISIS INTERVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE for WOMEN AND MEN THIS IS NOT A THERAPY MODEL. WE RECOGNISE THAT PASTORS ARE NOT THERAPISTS. These are a tools for when situations land on a pastor’s doorstep and you have no choice but to deal with it. Interaction WILL take place and something WILL happen one way or another. It is our duty as the shepherd of the flock to ensure that what happens is life-giving. Attendance by registration. Email/phone with contact info.
Tuesday and Wednesday , 30th Nov. & 1st Dec. 2010
Child Abuse Prevention Strategies for Churches
This is put together by experts in Risk Management, fully explaining a church’s responsibility to keep children safe and to keep churches safe from litigation. This is a two day workshop for all interested church leaders, elders, deacons, church teachers, and members. We will be reviewing a training DVD and instruction booklets especially designed for a Christian Church setting. This is your chance to find out exactly what Child Abuse Prevention involves in a confidential, safe, and discussion friendly atmosphere. No explicits of child abuse are cited. Child abuse is talked about in general terms, so there is no fear of vicarious trauma. Attendance by registration. Please email, or phone, giving name, organisation and contact information.
Starting Tues. December 7th 2010, 9.30 am-12.00
Understanding and Healing Abuse
These sessions are specifically for church leaders who are endeavouring to truly understand the depth and nature of damage endured by persons who have been abused and the wealth of Biblical knowledge to apply in a life-giving way in such difficult circumstances. Participants need to be aware that real life Pastoral interventions will be examined, which will necessarily include some sensitive material, but not deep explicits of abuse. A general introductory session and the second session will be before Christmas and another seven, after Christmas starting January 11th Attendance by registration. Email/phone, giving contact info.
Starting Tues. March 1st 2011, 9.30am-1200
Second Chance at Healthy Living: Looking at Addictions
This is an informative set of sessions that are suitable for Church leaders or anyone who wants to get a handle on this very difficult issue. This model takes the stand that it is the whole family that is affected by the addiction and therefore the whole family needs to learn how to have a second chance at healthy living. Most of us know someone who is experiencing or is affected by addictions. Attendance by registration.
Upcoming – contact us for details.
SUPPORT GROUP FOR NON-OFFENDING PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY ABUSED, and have chosen separation from the offender
Registration and Screening required in order to ensure confidentiality and safety. Do not be alone in this. We are here to travel through this difficult journey with you. This is a non-proselytising organisation that abides by ethics found on www.ccpa.ca.