Lay Home Communion Visitors: Session 3

1:00-5:00pm, May 13, 2023

Learn to journey with the sick, the lonely, and the dying as a home visitor.

The instructors are Deacon Canon Susan Page / Rev. Lauren Miller / Dr. Margi Hollingshead 

March 21st, 2023 (Zoom) 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

April 20th, 2023 (Zoom) 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

May 13th, 2023 (in person) 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

The May session will end with a service of commissioning. 

Topics to be covered include: Understanding the role of the home visitor, the process and protocol of taking Communion to the sick and shut-in, in residences, hospital and Nursing Homes, communication skills, confidentiality, etiquette for visits, empathy, the art of listening, special communication skills when dealing with persons with visual, hearing, speech or cognitive impairments.