Eucharistic Visitor training sessions will be offered on these Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.:
- Oct. 13 at Trinity Church (47 East Street) in Wrentham (register by Oct. 6);
- Nov. 10 at St. Mary’s Church (3055 Main Street) in Barnstable (register by Nov. 3);
- Dec. 1 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston (register by Nov. 24); and
- March 9, 2013, at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston (register by March 2, 2013).
This course meets the training portion of the requirements established by the Diocese of Massachusetts for licensing as a Eucharistic Visitor. A two-person team, consisting of a member of the clergy and an experienced Eucharistic Visitor, will introduce participants to the history and practice of this important lay ministry. It is recommended that the sponsoring clergyperson attend the same session if he/she has not participated in a training course during the past three years. For more information about the requirements for licensing as a Eucharistic Visitor, consult your clergy.
Send name, address, phone and sponsoring congregation name and town, along with tuition ($40 for trainees, $25 for clergy) payable to the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, to: Eucharistic Visitor Training, 15 Fremont Street, Plymouth MA 02360.
For information contact Connie Melahoures, Eucharistic Visitor training coordinator (508-746-3805 or conmel [at] aol [dot] com).