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The most overwhelming stress we experience is the feeling of isolation as we struggle ON OUR OWN to cope with 21st Century life in the City of Sunbury, PA.

The “ON OUR OWN” perspective is where our ministry is focused. The good news is that if we look up to God you will learn that we are never alone. More good news is that God has inspired and called some area residents to reach out to assist you in coming to terms with your situation.

It is our desire to bring neighbors together to collaborate on ways to relieve the stress and the resulting angst of daily life by allowing God to solve your problems through a collaborative effort to help one another guided by biblical principles.

Your block chaplain wishes to form a long term relationship with your block to guide and assist the process by facilitating all the initiatives in which your block is willing to participate. May God bless you in this effort.

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“But non of these things move me: nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus , to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24

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ATTENTION PASTORS OF SUNBURY’S CHURCHES – NON CERTIFIED TRAINING IS CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED TO ALL VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE CALLED TO SERVE SUNBURY RESIDENTS UNTIL CERTIFIED COURSES ARE AVAILABLE.

For those interested being trained for CHAPLAINCY MINISTRY, there will be CISM certified training each Spring at CCPhilly. The SUNBURY CHAPLAIN’S OFFICE has already been certified in four of the courses in addition to the BILLY GRAHAM RAPID RESPONSE TEAM training.

This training has been extremely beneficial in equipping a chaplain’s tool belt so that Our Lord can use them to minister effectively when He places opportunities for Jesus’ ministry to be accomplished. For information on future courses.

For any questions on chaplaincy in Sunbury please call Mike Gaugler 570.743.7074 or email info@sunburychaplains.org.

CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) Certified Courses

  1. -Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support
  2. -Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Postvention
  3. Pastoral Crisis Intervention 1
  4. Pastoral Crises 2

Dr. Mark Maggio and Mickey Stonier presented the four ICISF (International Crisis Incident Stress Foundation) CISM courses for those interested in ministering to individuals who have been victimized by some critical incident. Each CISM course is approximately 13 hours and is accredited by the University of Maryland for CEU’s. Additional courses will be offered in the future www.ccphilly.org/CISM.

The Billy Graham Rapid response course was attended by ministers from the Sunbury Chaplains Office. This training will be offered again on a yearly basis.

All chaplaincy trainings will be held at Calvary Chapel of Philadelphia 13500 Philmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19116

 

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