As reported by Transforming Chaplaincy, ACPE’s funding cycle for innovative CPE programs has opened: The 2019 Innovative Program Awards funding cycle is now open! Funded by a portion of funds raised through the Sowing Seeds for our Holy Work Annual Campaign,Innovative Program Awards support ACPE members and/or centers in the achievement of ACPE’sStrategic Initiatives. Specifically, these innovative Read more about Funding available for innovative CPE grants[…]
From CBS News in Clayton, NJ (video below): “Officers are guardians of society and they see a lot of things in their shift that most people won’t see in their entire lifetime and it takes a toll on the officers and it’s nice to know that they can reach out to a chaplain that’s there Read more about Cops and chaplains: South Jersey program to help officers[…]
From the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty*: Earlier this year, the Supreme Court drew harsh criticism from many religious liberty advocates, and deservedly so, after overturning a federal appeals court injunction that had brought an Alabama execution to a halt at the 11th hour [link added to CIL posting]. The inmate argued that denying Read more about New SCOTUS ruling on chaplains in executions[…]
As previously reported, Professor Shelly Rambo of the Boston University School of Theology recently was awarded $500,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to study the present and future of chaplaincy education. BU Today has published a new article on Professor Rambo’s research: “Religious leadership in the United States in the future is going to look Read more about BU theology professor to blaze new paths in chaplaincy education[…]
Sarah Jobe, chaplain for Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women and an advisor to the Lab, recently published in Teaching Theology and Religion. The abstract of “How programs in prisons are challenging the who, where, how, and what of theological education” is below: This paper claims that programs in prisons are challenging the very who, where, Read more about Prison chaplain publishes on theological education[…]
Cleveland Clinic has launched a podcast called “Studies in Empathy.” The current featured episode includes Dr. Amy Greene (below), who speaks on spiritual care in crisis. Be sure to check out the podcast and subscribe through the various links provided.
The Lab hosted Zac Willette of Allay Care Services on January 30. Zac spoke on the incubation projects of Ascension Health and how Allay innovates in planning for end-of-life care. The slides from this webinar are available here.
Lenoir Rhyne University / Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary has launched the second cohort of the Public Safety Chaplaincy Certification Course. We thank Eric Skidmore, chaplain with the South Caroline Law Enforcement Assistance Program (below, second row from front, first from left), for passing along this news.
Executive Director Michael Skaggs interviews Beba Tata, a chaplain at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and Fellow of the Transforming Chaplaincy project.
Boston University School of Theology announced this morning that Shelly Rambo, associate professor of theology and former acting dean, has received a $500,000 grant from the Henry R. Luce Foundation to support the project “Educating Effective Chaplains.” Wendy Cadge, Professor of Sociology and Co-Founder of the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab, will serve as co-investigator on the Read more about CIL to participate in BUSTH project funded by HR Luce Foundation[…]