Vancouver School of Theology

Forming thoughtful, engaged and generous Christian leaders for the church in the 21st century

Course

NMC – PTX551 Encountering the Spiritual and Emotional Needs in Native & First Nations Communities


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July 18 – 22 | 8:30am – 11:30am (Mandatory afternoon tutorial for M.Div. students)

The Rev. Canon Robert Two Bulls, Oglala Lakota, Vicar, All Saints Indian Mission, Minneapolis and Missioner, The Department of Indian Work & Multicultural Ministries for the Episcopal Church in Minnesota.

As future priests and pastors much of your work will be on the spiritual and emotional needs of faith communities within a Native American and First Nations context.  In this course we will explore how pastoral care can function within these communities.  Topics to be discussed will include but not limited to: death and dying, grief, home and hospital visits, substance abuse and historical trauma. 

This course meets the requirements for the M.Div. degree program, but is open to everyone.



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