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Community Chaplains Needed Now: ChIME OPEN HOUSE with Founding Abbot Jacob Watson

  • 302 Stevens Avenue Portland, ME, 04103 United States (map)

Please help ChIME find the next wave of Community Chaplains at this Open House!

In these times, when stress seems to be mounting for so many people, Community Chaplains are needed more than ever. As we begin our enrollment period for Fall 2017, please consider whether you, or someone you know, is a prospective Community Chaplain.

Community Chaplains serve as a listening presence, helping people to find THEIR spiritual center, in times of celebration and times of crisis.

Our two-year Interfaith Chaplaincy training program is designed for adults with other job and/or family responsibilities. 500 hours of faculty contact are spread across two academic years, with meetings one night a week and one weekend a month.

You can call ChIME at 207-347-6740 or email to recommend someone ... including yourself....for our program. We'd be happy to help you discern whether Community Chaplaincy is right for you. 

Or invite a prospective student to one of our monthly open house evenings, and come with them to explore what ChIME is all about.
The next Open House is Monday, March 27 from 5:30 to 7 pm at 302 Stevens Avenue in Portland, in the ChIME classroom. The topic is " Holy Flame of Compassion: How to nurture ourselves when our world is on fire," with your host Jacob Watson, ChIME's Founding Abbot and author of Essence: The Emotional Path to Spirit. Jacob will share Interfaith spiritual practices of awareness, balance, prayer and meditation. Free, all are welcome.  Join us!