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July 2016 Vol. 18 No. 5

President's Address
by Margie Atkinson DMin BCC
It has been a remarkable year for our organization. We are the leader in chaplain certification. We have a strong collaborative presence in the field of professional chaplaincy. We’re moving into a future state that further defines APC™ as the home for best in class, professional chaplains. ...Read More

APC™ Honors Award Recipients at Annual Conference
Congratulations to the APC™ members who were honored at the APC™ Annual Conference in June:

Outstanding Local Leadership Award presented to:
Rev. Laurie Peterson Jeddeloh BCC
Rev. Dirk van der Vorst MDiv BCC

The Outstanding Local Leadership Award is given to a member in good standing who has exhibited...Read More

Couldn't Make APC™'s Annual Conference? Watch Recordings From Home
Many of the plenary sessions and workshops from APC's Annual Meeting in Orlando are available to you to experience at home. These convenient and powerful educational resources feature top experts in the field of chaplaincy care and start at just $12. Visit...Read More

APC™ Leaders Attend ACPE Conference
APC CEO Pat Appelhans JD, APC™ President Margie Atkinson and President-elect Kimberly Murman represented APC™ at the 2016 ACPE National Conference “Shaping our Future: Transformational Leadership!” May 18-21 in Denver...Read More

Save The Date!

2017 APC™ Annual Conference Call for Workshop Proposals
APC™ members and friends are invited to submit proposals for Professional Development Intensives (eight and four hour) and 90 Minute Workshops at our 2017 Annual Conference, June 21-25 at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, TX. The submission deadline is...Read More

Institutional-sponsored Life Membership Honors Retirees
Institutions which have a Board Certified or Associate Chaplain retiring can honor that person by gifting him or her institutional life retired membership in APCTM. The $1,500 APCTM institutional life retired membership honors the member’s contributions to the institution through professional chaplaincy and gives them the continuing professional...Read More

APC™ Members Receive John Templeton Foundation Chaplain Research Fellowship
The John Templeton Foundation announced its Cohort 1 Chaplain Research Fellowship recipients. Congratulations to the seven members of APC™ who were selected as Fellows...Read More

The Oneness That Weaves Us Together
by Jodi L. Jones, MDiv
I glanced over at the bus stop, and time froze. There was a woman laughing, one of those mouth-open, delighted laughs. She struck me as beautiful. It's a moment I wish I could paint; art is the only way to capture essence. We made brief eye contact...Read More

Resource Review
Jesus, Pope Francis and a Protestant Walk into a Bar
Paul Rock and Bill Tammeus (Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 2015, 89 pages, softcover)

The title of the book sounds like the beginning of a joke, and it is. However, you will have to...Read More


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