Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

2013 Pittsburgh Pastoral Care Conference

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host the 12th Annual Pittsburgh Pastoral Care Conference Fri., May 17 from 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. The conference will address “The Future of the Church and Pastoral Care: Connecting the Fragmented Church in a Time of Isolation.” Sally Wiggin, WTAE-TV news anchor, will serve as master of ceremonies. Michael Plekon, professor of sociology/anthropology in the Program of Religion and Culture of Baruch University, will be the keynote speaker.

In addition to the keynote presentation, participants will attend three workshops covering addiction and recovery, mental health and wellness, volunteering, technology and ethics, family health, and outreach. Continuing Education credits are available. Registration fee after May 10 is $60. Call 412-281-8360 or visit www.pghpc.org to learn more.

This event is sponsored by Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry, Christian Associates of Southwest PA, Community Care Behavioral Health, Duquesne University Department of Theology, Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, The Oasis Recovery Center and CLEAR, Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute, Samaritan Counseling Center, and Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and more than 300 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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