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Moving Together, Moving Ahead
Carlos Bell, President
My sincere appreciation to the Regional Representatives and At-large members for their on-going dedication to Moving Together, Moving Ahead on behalf of ACPE. The ACPE Board of Representatives had one of the most important meetings in our history. The Board heard reports, addressed concerns, and took actions on many agenda items including the following...

Congratulations to ACPE's Newly Certified!
Congratulations to the Associate Supervisors and ACPE Supervisors who passed certification committees at the spring meeting in Denver, CO!

Professional photos of the Welcoming Ceremony for the Newly Certified can be requested from Sheilah Hawk.

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Read the reports from the Accreditation Commission, Certification Commission, Professional Ethics Commission and Standards Committee distributed at the annual Member Meeting in Denver, Colorado on May 20, 2016.

The LGBTQI network wishes to extend its condolences to the family and friends of those who died during the Sunday attack on the Pulse night club in Orlando, Florida. We continue to stand in prayerful support of those who were injured and those who are caring for them.

To all of the ACPE community, we encourage particular sensitivity toward our LGBTQI supervisors, students and colleagues during these days. Providing opportunity to debrief and process the myriad...

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Arthur Vinings Davis
In May the trustees of The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations approved a $75,000 grant to expand ACPE's multi-faith curriculum offerings through the online ACPE Academy, and digitally outfit the ACPE classroom for distance learning opportunities!

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Annual Campaign Kicked Off with an Amazing Start
Biju Chacko, Chair
We have already gotten off to an amazing start with the 2016 Sowing Seeds for Our Holy Work Annual Campaign! Because of your support, we raised over $20,000 in gifts and pledges at the Foundation Donor Reception at this year's ACPE Conference, with over $40,000 in gifts and pledges raised to date! The energy at the reception was amazing, and it was great to see so many of our colleagues give generously toward the future of spiritual care education. Let's continue the momentum! Click HERE to donate today---you can even divide your donation into monthly gifts.

The 2016 Innovative Program Award grant cycle is now open! Applicants are invited to submit proposals for innovative CPE projects that do not exceed $5,000.

This year, $15,000 is available in grant funds, as funding is currently limited to a percentage of the funds raised by the ACPE Sowing Seeds for Our Holy Work Annual Campaign.

Don't miss the ACPE Academy's June and July webinars!

Your Successful Job Search is a three-part series which includes: "Preparation - The Foundation for a Successful Job Search;" "Resumes and Cover Letters - Content & Format;" and "Interviewing - Telephone, Skype and Face to Face."

And on June 29th, Nancy Anderson, chair of the Innovative Program Awards committee, and Jasmine Okafor, ACPE Development Specialist, will answer all your questions about applying for an Innovative Program Award.

You are invited to submit a workshop proposal for the 2017 ACPE Annual Conference.

The theme of the conference is "What We Need is Here" inspired by the poem by Wendell Berry. It will be held in Minneapolis, MN, April 29-May 6, 2017. ACPE will also celebrate its 50th Anniversary at this annual conference.

Click here to download the application. 
Learning is at the heart of what we do. All the constituencies in Reflective Practice from richly varied religious traditions - whether they be CPE supervisors, chaplains, pastoral counselors, supervisors and mentors in contextual education, religious educators, spiritual directors or guides - are involved in somehow with teaching and learning. We teach concepts, skills, attitudes, intuition, and practical wisdom in a wide variety of contexts with learners who are equally diverse. How does learning occur? What are the implications of adult education theory for the distinct work of preparing religious leaders? The theme for volume 36 of Reflective Practice is "How Do Adults Learn?"
The June 2016 issue of the Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling is now available.

ACPE is again a proud sponsor of the Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling (JPC&C). ACPE members can now access the JPC&C as a benefit of their membership.
An access link to the journal has been posted on the Resources page on the ACPE website. Members must be logged into the ACPE website to be granted access.

The Pastoral Caregiver's Casebook series, edited by John J. Gleason, CPE Supervisor Emeritus

Call for Nominations: Circle of Life Award

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary DMin Program

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