THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS recently completed a unit of clinical pastoral education at Central Maine Medical Center. At far left is Jason Rexroad, an Evangelical Lutheran Church of America seminarian from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, S.C. Joining him are, beginning third from left, are Isaac Lara, a Roman Catholic seminarian studying at Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein, Ill.; Lisa Biersch Cole, an Episcopal student at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific at Berkley, Calif.; Catherine Knowles, a Unitarian Universalist student at Andover-Newton Theological School in Newton, Mass., and a resident of Topsham; and Steven Cartwright, a Roman Catholic seminarian at Blessed John XXXIII National Seminary studying for the Diocese of Portland and a native of Boothbay Harbor. CMMC’s clinical pastoral education program, one of only two such programs in Maine, is accredited through the U.S. Department of Education. CMMC’s director of pastoral care and clinical pastoral education is the Rev. Jay W. Turner, second from left. Students in the graduate education program explore gifts for ministry, deepen self-understanding, develop skills in visitation, discern vocational direction, enhance leadership skills, and meet denominational and seminary requirements. The program includes visitation, individual and group reflection, didactics, written materials and pertinent readings. For more information, call 795-2291.

THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS recently completed a unit of clinical pastoral education at Central Maine Medical Center. At far left is Jason Rexroad, an Evangelical Lutheran Church of America seminarian from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, S.C. Joining him are, beginning third from left, are Isaac Lara, a Roman Catholic seminarian studying at Mundelein Seminary, Mundelein, Ill.; Lisa Biersch Cole, an Episcopal student at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific at Berkley, Calif.; Catherine Knowles, a Unitarian Universalist student at Andover-Newton Theological School in Newton, Mass., and a resident of Topsham; and Steven Cartwright, a Roman Catholic seminarian at Blessed John XXXIII National Seminary studying for the Diocese of Portland and a native of Boothbay Harbor. CMMC’s clinical pastoral education program, one of only two such programs in Maine, is accredited through the U.S. Department of Education. CMMC’s director of pastoral care and clinical pastoral education is the Rev. Jay W. Turner, second from left. Students in the graduate education program explore gifts for ministry, deepen self-understanding, develop skills in visitation, discern vocational direction, enhance leadership skills, and meet denominational and seminary requirements. The program includes visitation, individual and group reflection, didactics, written materials and pertinent readings. For more information, call 795-2291.

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