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Rural Clergy Training Program

Many Veterans and their family members seek help
for their problems from clergy.

The Rural Clergy Training Program provides education to community clergy
about how they can support Veterans and their families
through the readjustment process.




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Rural and smaller-town Veterans in particular have limited choices for healthcare. As a member of the clergy, you and your house of worship are an important contact point for Veterans in your community. Sometimes clergy members aren’t aware of the Veterans in their congregation or how they might help a Veteran and their family following deployment. Clergy may recognize Veterans who are struggling in their return to civilian life, but not know how to support them.


To help build a strong support net for our Veterans, the National VA Chaplain Service is partnering with community organizations to deliver free interactive training events for local clergy of all faith groups. Join us for one of our events to learn how rural clergy can support Veterans and familiy members in their congregation and community.


Don't miss the opportunity to attend one of these informative events in your area!

Demand is high and seating is limited for these free events, so register TODAY!

You may complete the Registration Form below or contact the local event sponsor to reserve your seat.

 



2015 RURAL CLERGY TRAINING EVENT SCHEDULE

Please click the checkbox for the event you would like to attend.

(Must Select One!)

 Ellsworth, MA - April 25, 2015
Registration closes: April 17th

Ellsworth, Maine - Event Location Details
Local Contact:
Pastor Danny Jones, (207) 385-6131, pastordannycrc@gmail.com

For more information: Download the Ellsworth Event Flyer

 Cameron, NC - May 5, 2015
Registration closes: April 27th

Cameron, NC - Event Location Details
Local Contact:
Chaplain Randy Johnson, (910) 570-8200, chaplain1330@gmail.com

For more information: Download the Cameron Event Flyer

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The Rural Clergy Training Program is sponsored by the National VA Chaplain Service and supported by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Rural Health (ORH). If you have any questions about the Rural Clergy Training Program, please contact Keith Ethridge, Associate Director, National VA Chaplain Center at (757) 728-3180.



Special thanks to artist Lulu Pelletier for the use of her sketch "Not All War Wounds Are Visible..."