Westminster Seminary in Glenside, PA is the site of the 2016 Deacon and Mercy Training, Saturdays, November 5, 19 and December 3 from 9:00-12:00. These workshops are good for deacons and deaconesses, diaconal nominees, church members, seminary students, and other men and women wanting to sharpen their skills.
The sessions are led by Dr. David S. Apple author of Not Just a Soup Kitchen: How Mercy Ministry Transforms the Local Church. Topics include The Role of the Deacon, Setting Boundaries, Dealing with Con Artists, Listening, and Visitation. Registration is $80 or $40 for one day. Make checks out to David Apple and mail to 1701 Delancey St., Philadelphia 19103. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.