If you think that
you may want to consider starting an EFM group in your parish, this
event is for you. EFM is growing in our diocese. There are presently
EFM programs presently
St. Paul's in Sparks & Christ and All Saints in Las Vegas & St.
for perspective EFM mentors:
Be enablers rather than teachers.
Be able to articulate your own thoughts and feelings, and show understanding
of the thoughts and feelings of others.
Be able to accept the diversity of group members.
Be familiar with the critical and historical approaches to the study
of the Bible and church history.
Be maturing in your life of faith.
Respond effectively to conflict and group dynamics.
Manage the administrative responsibilities.
Be aware that attending Mentor Training does not guarantee certification
to be a mentor.
Objectives of Basic Mentor Training:
Understand the nature and purpose of the EFM program, the four source
theological reflection, the methods used by the program to facilitate
reflection, and the place and purpose of spiritual autobiographies.
Be aware of resources and where to go if problems occur within the
seminar group, and how to use worship as a part of an EFM group.
Learn about current administrative procedures for the program, recruiting,
and beginning a group, and conducting an EFM seminar.
Complete Registration Form and return it along with your check for $175.00
made payable to The Episcopal Diocese of Nevada. This will cover room
and board plus meals and tuition expenses.
Space is limited.
Deadline for registration is TBA
Registration form, Please contact:
The Rev. John E. Jordan
Diocesan EFM Co-ordinator
7560 Splashing Rock Dr.
Las Vegas, Nv. 89131-2626
Voicephone: (702) 255-8206
FAX: (702) 396-3540