Pastoral Care Leadership Conference

October 28, 2017

Augusta University Summerville Campus
JSAC Ballroom
9:00 am until 4:00 pm

Managing the Stresses, Issues and Emotions Associated with Ministry LeadershipAU


The 2017 Conference will focus on:

  • The physical and emotional health of faith leaders
  • Practical options for addressing the stress associated with ministry
  • Encouraging faith leaders to be proactive, addressing health-related issues
  • Creating meaningful connections between the faith community and AU Health
  • To encourage faith leaders to take inventory of, as well as take steps toward the management of their own health
  • To promote positive health choices and practices
  • To give opportunity for community faith leaders to have basic health screening
  • To create opportunity for networking and building meaningful partnerships between AU Medical Center, it’s Pastoral Care Staff and the Greater Augusta area faith leaders.


8:30       Meet & Greet, Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:00       Welcome - Housekeeping Items

9:30       Skit – Welcome to Jeopardy

Audience Responders – Turning Point Clickers

10:00    Health Presenter

10:45    Stress Buster 1

11:00    Emotional Intelligence

12:00    Lunch

1:15       Stress Buster 2

1:30       Open Forum

2:45       Closing Address

3:30       Certificates and Gifts


This conference is designed for CSRA inter-denominational ministers and/or faith leaders or their designee


The one-day conference includes general sessions, Discussion and Key Note Presentations


Continental Breakfast, Buffet Lunch, Snacks


Information Booths and Health Screening Stations


Lance Evan, PhD Augusta University Leadership Academy, Associate Professor, Pain Medicine Psychologist, Augusta University/AU Health

Karen A. Heid, Ph.D. Senior Director Academic Planning, Associate Professor Of Art, Augusta University

Dr. Vinayak Kamath, Robert G. Ellison Distinguished Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor And Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Augusta University Medical Center

Charles A. Tapp, Senior Pastor, Sligo Church, Takoma Park, Maryland

Liliana Munoz, Au Medical Center Interpretive Services, Certified Yoga Instructor, Augusta, GA

Taris J. Simmons, Champion Fitness and Nutrition, Martinez, GA

Paula G. Voice, Radio Talk Show Host, Education Counselor, Atlanta, GA

Jeff Flowers, DMIN, Director Of Pastoral Care AU Health/Augusta University

Brennan Francois, Conference Director, Associate Director Of Pastoral Care, AU Health/Augusta University

Joseph Looney


AU Medical Center Pastoral Care Department




For all registered guests

Questions: Call Chaplain Brennan Francois 706.721.1123 

Early registration until 9/30/15: $25.00, after 9/30/15: $30.00


  • Mail the REGISTRATION FORM>> with payment to: Division of Professional and Community Education, Augusta University, 1120 15th Street, FI-1066, Augusta, Georgia 30912
  • Fax the  REGISTRATION FORM>> with credit card payment to 706-721-4642.
  • Call the Division of Professional and Community Education at 706-721-3967 or 1- 800-221-6437