When Words Fail

Westminster Canterbury, Richmond

1600 Westbrook Ave.  
Richmond, VA 23227
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Westminster Canterbury Richmond invites clergy, lay congregational leaders and service professionals to a seminar: When Words Fail: Practical Ministry to People with Dementia on Monday, October 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The seminar will highlight the physical, emotional, and spiritual effects of dementia

Participants will learn:  How to provide pastoral care through the various stages of dementia, practical ways to engage the congregation in supporting those affected by dementia, and effective communication tools. 

The $30 cost covers lunch and materials.  Copies of presenter Kathy Berry’s newly published book, When Words Fail, and its companion, instructional DVD with study guide will also be available for purchase. The DVD is a 137 minute demonstration seminar for individual or group use.  Conference space is limited, so please contact Vanessa Perry, vperry@wcrichmond.org or 200-1502, for further information and registration.