Education for Ministry(EfM) mentor training is open to all, regardless of prior participation in the EfM program.
This training is an intense 18-contact-hour experience that will prepare mentors to lead EfM groups in their parishes. It will also provide continuing education in prayerful study, theological reflection, and small group work that will benefit all of us on our spiritual journeys.
Participants are expected to be present for the entire session in order to meet the training requirements of 18 contact hours.
Registration & Accommodations
To register, please complete the registration form and a check for $240 made out to “Diocese of Central NY” with “EfM mentor training” in the memo line and mail both to Ms. Peg Coleman (Diocesan EfM Coordinator) by Thursday, March 1st.
Confirmation of your registration, directions to St. Margaret’s House and other training information will be sent by email (or snail mail upon request) to all registered participants.
Meals (6) and lodging (single or double occupancy) at St. Margaret’s House are included in the training cost of $240. The single rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.
Partial or full scholarships may be available through your parish and/or the Diocese. Please contact your senior warden or clergyperson and/or Ms. Peg Coleman (Diocesan EfM Coordinator, contact information below) for specific information.
Date, Location & Arrivals/Departures
When: Thursday, Apr. 6th at noon to Saturday, Apr. 8th at 1:00 p.m.
Where: St. Margaret’s House, 47 Jordan Road, New Hartford.
Participants should plan to arrive at St. Margaret’s House between noon and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday in order to settle into your rooms and get acquainted with the facility. Snacks will be available, but lunch is not provided on Thursday. The actual training will begin at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 6th. Training will end no earlier than 1:00 p.m. on Saturday April 8th.