The Basics of Hospice Chaplain Ministry [Kindle Edition]
Practical Help for the New Chaplain
Do you feel called to be a hospice chaplain but don’t know where to start? Are you a chaplain or pastor in need of guidance or encouragement in this ministry? What is a hospice chaplain? How do you know you are called to be one?
With an increasing number of people dying in hospices all over the world, the role of hospice chaplains in providing holistic care is invaluable. Hence, there is a need for comprehensive, practical information to help hospice chaplains minister to patients and their families with respect, dignity, and compassion.
Written by a certified hospice chaplain who passionately serves in this unique ministry, this step-by-step guide is essential reading for chaplains, pastors, those preparing to be hospice chaplains, and anyone with an interest in this ministry. This book offers the tools you need as you contemplate pursuing hospice chaplaincy, seek direction and encouragement or faithfully serve as a chaplain. Discover what hospice chaplaincy is, how to be certified, the ins and outs of the ministry and the day-to-day realities of the hospice chaplain. As you read, you will be educated, inspired, and encouraged.
You will also learn:
- How to discern the call of God on your life
- The importance of being led by the Spirit in this ministry
- How to acquire CPE and other certifications
- Ministry presence and preparation
- The do’s and don’ts of hospice ministry