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"And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
He said to them "Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation."
"If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will the truth, and the truth will set you free."
"Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers."
"we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God."
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you up with my righteous right hand.”
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”
Sharing the words of life
with those nearing
the end of life.
Citizens of Heaven Elder Care Ministry
A lay ministry program from Martin Luther Elder Care Ministries
The mission of this program is to thoroughly train and enable lay men and women to assist their pastors in ministering to elderly who may be either in care facilities or at home. The key component of this program is a new online training course offered by Martin Luther College. This course is entitled “Geriatric and Care Facility Ministry” - the 2018 registration will begin in May. It is a three credit course and designed to achieve six outcomes.
Those who take this course will:
This online course will be offered as both a single course available to lay persons, staff ministers, teachers and pastors and as an elective for those who are enrolled in the Chaplain Certification Program. The course will begin about the 1st of September and cover a 15week semester (September-December). It will require about five to seven hours a week. Since the course will be offered online and not taught “live” by the instructor, there will be flexibility in completing the weekly study and assignments.
Special Benefits for Michigan WELS/ELS Members
While this course will be offered nationally, Martin Luther Elder Care Ministries will provide three special benefits to members of Michigan congregations who register for the course:
Are You Interested?
Registration for the 2017 course is closed. Registration for the 2018 course will begin in May 2018.
Any questions can be directed to us HERE or by calling 269-217-2032.