In the August 2016 issue of A Pastoral Touch, LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM) shares information about the following important items:
- The Zion XVI conference Sept. 15-18 at Our Lady of the Snows Retreat Center, Belleville, Ill.;
- The first LCMS SPM online learning group and future ones being planned;
- The resource Caring Connections: An Inter-Lutheran Journal for Practitioners and Teachers of Pastoral Care and Counseling that is sponsored by the Chaplains’ Network with support from Lutheran Services of America; and
- Updates and overviews of various conferences, activities and resources related to specialized pastoral ministry.
Visit lcms.org/spm to learn more about Specialized Pastoral Ministry.