Group Training Video Course
A great mental health resource – especially for the challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Equipping you to help others and make a difference – connecting a life in crisis with a life in Christ.
Help your pastor and church members care for those who are hurting and broken. The Lifeline to Hope Group Course is a ten-session, video-based lay caregiver training program that provides everything needed for your church or small group to grow a team of caregivers to provide support, encouragement, and spiritual care to those in need.
Key Benefits to Lifeline to Hope Group Training:
Help Prevent Pastoral Burnout
Many pastors and ministry leaders are not equipped to handle the constant caregiving and counseling needs in their church. You can help. You can become an advocate to help hurting people in your church – and prevent pastoral burnout.
Equip Your Church to Meet Needs
There are likely many people in your church who want to help others. Lifeline to Hope can equip them to effectively care for and help those in need.
Change More Lives
Lifeline to Hope can help support your pastor, train your church members to become biblical caregivers, and most of all, help those who are hurting and broken find hope.
About the Lifeline to Hope Training Course
What’s included in the course?
How the Program Works
Course Video Lessons
Bonus Presentation: When Helping You is Hurting Me
Purchase the Lifeline to Hope Group Training Course
The 10-week program includes: Facilitator Video Dashboard with access to the 10 training videos and a bonus session, along with a detailed Facilitator Manual and ministry forms. After purchase, you will have the option for one Zoom call with the course designers and lead trainers to discuss facilitating Lifeline to Hope.
Participants who purchase the Caregiver/Trainee Manual will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the program recognizing their achievement. The facilitator will submit the names of those who complete the course. Hope for The Heart will then ship the certificates to the facilitator for distribution.
About the Instructors
Dr. Eric Scalise
Senior VP & Chief Strategy Officer
Haley Scully, M.A.
Senior Director of Strategic & International Operations
What Others Are Saying
“We started Lifeline Caregiving in 2011 because the demands on our pastoral staff were quickly growing beyond what they could respond to with Christlike compassion and patience. Since then, we have trained over two hundred people to become active caregivers or to simply become better equipped to care for people in their own ministry settings. Dr. Eric Scalise’s teaching has been life-transforming for so many here at Blue Ridge. Because these caregivers are willing to meet with hurting people right where they are, practicing the “ministry of presence,” today there are hundreds of people living in the freedom and healing that Christ provides. Our caregivers take seriously their “sacred trust” from God, and, as a result, many marriages have been healed and divorces prevented. Lifeline Caregiving is now an integral part of our church; it would be difficult to imagine caring for both our congregation and the community without it.”
— Jack Dunn, Care Pastor, Blue Ridge Community Church
Grow and Equip Caregivers for Your Church
Lifeline to Hope Caregiving Training Course - Spring 2021
January 10 - March 21
Sunday evenings, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This is a LIVE (Face-to-Face) event with social distancing measures are in place.
"Lifeline to Hope is a unique ‘first of its kind’ resource to train and deploy an army of caregivers — people who are able to effectively provide support, encouragement, spiritual care, and referral services on a short-term basis — connecting a life in crisis with a life in Christ!"
- Do you have a heart for people who are hurting and broken?
- Are you a ministry leader or has God used you to come alongside others who are in deep emotional pain?
If so, then the Lifeline to Hope training program was designed just for you!
Lifeline to Hope is a national and international “gold standard” 11-week lay caregiver training and certification program that utilizes content drawn from the Keys for Living Library at Hope for the Heart, alongside the 40 years of mental health and ministry experience of course designer and lead trainer, Dr. Eric Scalise, and co-facilitator Haley Scully.
Early Bird - $174.99 (30% savings of $75)
Regular - $249.99
Addiction, abuse, violence, grief and loss, depression and suicide, marital and family stress… these are only some of the problems that churches face today. This is an opportunity for you to serve as a critical “first responder” within your faith community. Lifeline to Hope is a unique resource to train and deploy an army of caregivers — people just like you who are able to effectively provide support, encouragement, spiritual care, and referral services on a short-term basis — connecting a life in crisis with a life in Christ!
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Participants will receive a comprehensive training manual, forms and templates that can be utilized in caregiving ministries, a signed copy of June Hunt’s Seeing Yourself Through God’s Eyes, and a beautiful Certificate of Completion suitable for framing. The training incorporates a dynamic, interactive, experiential, and hands-on environment that includes small group discussions, relevant object lessons, supervised listening skills practice, case studies, journaling exercises, and more.
Our goals are to:
EQUIP you as a competent biblical caregiver so you can more fully recognize and help meet the needs of hurting and broken people.
UTILIZE faith-based training materials, sound instruction from leading experts, relevant case studies, and interactive exercises that are Christ-centered in their orientation.
HELP establish a network of caregivers such as yourself who are able to assist church leaders, support existing caregiving efforts, and/or launch a dynamic lay caregiving ministry.
CREATE a local community of like-minded servants who are available to one another for the purpose of support, encouragement, resources, and accountability.
PRESENT you with opportunities for personal and spiritual growth, transformational and biblical insights, and leadership development.
Classes to be held 2021 – Jan 10 – Mar 21
Seating is limited, so reserve your spot before the class is full.
The Lifeline to Hope course is brought to you by Hope for the Heart
The Spring 2021 Lifeline to Hope LIVE TEACH training is being temporarily paused due to Covid concerns. Coming up in 2021 will be a free webinar about the Lifeline to Hope Suite of Products. Find out more about the webinar.