Continuing Education

A Look Into Multi-Cultural Perspectives

A Look Into Multi-Cultural Perspectives

July 18, 6-8:30pm

Enhancing Faith Communities Through Mindfulness and Self-Care Practices

Enhancing Faith Communities Through Mindfulness and Self-Care Practices

Friday, October 25, 8:30am - 4:00pm, at Calvary Church, Lancaster, Pa.

EMU ​at ​Lancaster ​hosts ​an ​evening ​of ​continuing ​education ​typically on the ​third ​Thursday ​of ​the ​month, ​starting ​at ​6 ​pm. ​ We welcome nurses,  K-12 educators,  leadership and management professionals, pastors and lay leaders and students. 

$30 for nurses, educators, pastors and lay leaders who want contact hours or ACT 48
$10 ​for the general public ​(not ​receiving ​CEUs) ​
​$5 for students ​(not ​receiving ​CEUs) ​

Contact ​Hours:
Available for *registered nurses, **educators and ​CEUs ​for ​pastors.
*EMU is an approved provider by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for non-credit continuing education for registered nurses.
** EMU at Lancaster is approved to offer ACT 48 hours.

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 Christine SharpA Look Into Multi-Cultural Perspectives

Date: Monday, August 26
Time: 6-8:00pm
Location: EMU at Lancaster 
Event Description: We will look at intercultural principles and cross-cultural understanding, while applying it to the local community and workplace. This event will encourage the attendees to not only understand, but bridge cultural differences, and learn practical ways of growing in cultural competencies.
Presenter: Christine Sharp serves churches and organizations (local and global) as a professional coach, trainer and developer of individuals and teams, mission and vision coaching, strategic planning, conflict resolution, etc. She has worked extensively on a global scale, teaching and training in leadership and culture, with the goal of bringing understanding and perspective to those working in multi-cultural contexts.Christine currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Eastern Mennonite University, Evangelical Theological Seminary, Tabor College. Her breadth of education, teaching and training include: Cultural Studies, Leadership Theory and Practice, Organizational Leadership, Team Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Group Dynamics, and Leadership Coaching. She holds and PhD (abd) in Organizational Leadership (Regent University), an MA in Global Organizational Leadership, and a Professional Coach certification (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation.

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MaryGrace LomboyEnhancing Faith Communities Through Mindfulness and Self-Care Practices

Date: Friday, October 25
Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Calvary Church 1051 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA 17601 (Registration begins at 7:45 am)
Event Description: This workshop will explore the affects that stress, compassion fatigue, and burnout have on the human body. Participants will learn different methods of practicing anxiety reduction, mindfulness, and self-resiliency. Attendees will also increase their knowledge and refine their practice of caring for themselves and those that they serve.
Presenter: MaryGrace Lomboy, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN, CWCN is a certified family nurse practitioner, holds certifications in family practice and wound care, as well as advanced certification in hospice and palliative care. She completed the teacher training program in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction at the University of California, San Diego before becoming a certified yoga instructor. As a continuing education speaker, she has provided seminars across the country in mindfulness, anxiety reduction, palliative care, wound management, compassion fatigue, and resiliency. With almost 30 collective years of experience in nursing patients with end stage disease and in hospice care, MaryGrace serves as an education resource and a comfort for both patients and caregivers confronting end of life issues.

Cost: (paid online* and includes breakfast and lunch**)
- Seeking Contact Hours/CEUs - $50 for Nurses, School Nurses, Pastors, Clergy, Teachers (Act 48), Licensed Counselors, Therapists, Psychologists (APA credit)
- Members of Public (no CEUs) - $35
- Students (no CEUs) - $35
* Extra charge for registration on day of the event (+$5)
**Meal information: Breakfast items including fruit, yogurt, and pastries will be available in the morning. Coffee, water, and iced tea will be provided throughout the day. Lunch will feature vegetarian vegetable soup, tomato bisque, assorted sandwiches (including a veggie option), pretzels, and apple crisp.

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