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Correctional Chaplains Virtual Book Discussion with Thomas Beckner
February 11, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CSTFree
Use this winter to refresh and equip for ministry by participating in an engaging book discussion. CMCA welcomes Dr. W. Thomas Beckner to discuss his book: Correctional Chaplains, Keepers of the Cloak.
In Correctional Chaplains: Keepers of the Cloak, Dr. Thomas Beckner has provided a comprehensive perspective of this vital profession. This book will familiarize the reader with the work of chaplaincy in contemporary correctional settings and offer a functional model that incorporates a wide range of job roles within an enduring paradigm and to suggest a template for ministry within any correctional setting.
Please purchase the newly revised edition of the book (see below) and read before joining the virtual book discussion.
Virtual Book Discussion Friday, February 11
2:30-4pm Central Time (3:30-5 ET, 1:30-3 MT, 12:30-2 PT)
1. Click Here to Purchase the book on Amazon
2. Reserve a spot below and receive a zoom link to the virtual book discussion (no charge).
Dr. W. Thomas Beckner is a recognized authority on correctional chaplaincy, having served in a variety of roles in the criminal justice arena over the past 35 years. He has served in jail and prison chaplaincy, non-profit prison ministry, chaplaincy placement & supervision, and as a consultant to several state and county agencies. Dr. Beckner has pioneered educational programming for correctional ministries—for community-based non-profit organizations as well as college certificate programs—and has been both a department head and graduate coordinator for criminal justice degree programs at two universities.