October 2023 Protestant Chaplains Education Conference Registration

Start: Tuesday, October 3, 202310:00 AM

End: Thursday, October 5, 202312:00 PM

Location: Holiday Inn Express Wolf Road16 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205 US

Host Contact Info: office@nyscoc.org or 518 436-9319

Register Now for the 2023 Protestant Chaplains Education Conference on Tuesday, October 3 - Thursday, October 5, 2023 in Albany, NY. Deadline for registrations is September 15.

This year's Protestant Chaplains Education Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Express Wolf Road in Albany, NY.

This Conference warmly welcomes all chaplains and volunteers seeking support, education and collegiality, who work in any chaplaincy setting—hospitals, jails, prisons, children's and youth facilities, mental health, disaster-preparedness ministries, state, county and state institutions to name a few.

Theme for 2023 - Trauma Informed care for those we care for, and the caregiver.

Scriptural Focus - Psalm 23:1-3 “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake”. (KJV).

Tuesday Highlights -

The Reverend Dr. Anthony Headley MS.ED., MS., M.Div. PhD. - Author, licensed psychologist, and Professor of Pastoral Counseling at Asbury Seminary. www.anthonyjheadley.com

Worship with a reflection by Chaplain Tom Higgins

Wednesday Highlights –

Dr. Elizabeth Gerhardt STM, MSW, Th.D. - Author, theologian, social worker, Academic Dean and Prof. of Theology and Social Ethics at Northeastern Seminary.

The Reverend Dr. Alfred Correa, Chief of Chaplain Services for MTA Office of the Chaplains

Representatives from NYS DOCCS Central Office, OMH, and OCFS  

Worship with a reflection by Rev. Dr. Michael Ojewale

Thursday Highlights -

The Reverend Dr. Rebecca Letterman, MA, Ph.D.- Author, linguist, adjunct Professor of Spiritual Formation at Northeastern Seminary, Adjunct teacher at the Epiphany Academy of Formative Spirituality and Certified embodiment coach. https://www.nes.edu/rebecca-letterman-phd/ and https://rebeccaletterman.com/

Communion Worship - The Reverend Kim Osorio (Preacher) and The Reverend Frank Souffrant, (Eucharist Celebrant)

Purchase your $185 registration here for the full conference and catered meals for Tuesday dinner and lunch and dinner on Wednesday. The hotel provides a complimentary breakfast, for Wednesday and Thursday mornings. This price also includes a $40.00 registration fee.

If you prefer to pay with a check or if you plan to attend a portion of the conference, please use the form at this link.

This registration does not include your hotel arrangements, you will be making those on your own. The hotel rooms will be $124 per night, and the deadline to reserve your room is September 10, 2023, now September 22 - room deadline has been extended! Please call the hotel directly at 518 459-3600 and mention the block of rooms reserved for the New York State Council of Churches---Chaplain Conference. You may also register for a room using the link below - be sure to enter the dates, Oct. 3 and 4, and click on search to receive the discounted rate for the block of rooms. https://www.hiexpress.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=EX&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=ALBWO&_PMID=99801505&GPC=PRO&cn=no&viewfullsite=true