Sister Care, a ministry designed for “Equipping Women for Caring Ministry,” is coming to Eastern Pennsylvania on March 23-24, 2012. Eastern District Conference and Franconia Mennonite Conference will sponsor this two-day event to be held at Souderton Mennonite Church.
Carolyn Holderread Heggen and Rhoda Keener will co-present this seminar, designed to validate women’s gifts of caring and equip women to respond more effectively and confidently to the needs of others in their lives and in the congregation. Topics include claiming identity as God’s beloved, caring for self and others, compassionate listening, and transforming loss and grief.
Heggen is a psychotherapist specializing in trauma recovery and serves on the board of Mennonite Women USA. Keener’s background is in teaching and mental health counseling. She has served as executive director of Mennonite Women USA since 2000.
Souderton Mennonite Church is located at 105 W. Chestnut Street, Souderton, PA 18964. The seminar runs Friday, 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost of the seminar is $40 and includes Saturday lunch and the program manual.