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HAPC is a 501c3 that represents many Christian denominations and exists to improve the quantity and quality of pastoral/spiritual care in our community.

Recent Announcements

  • TeleChaplain Program HAPC is announcing a new Telechaplain program to connect people in the Tennessee valley with a local chaplain via the phone as well as video calls via Skype, Zoom, Facetime or Facebook messenger. During this time of great anxiety due to COVID-19, we understand that many people are unable to visit friends, loved ones, churches, counselors, or support groups. Many people have fears for themselves and their families. In general, people are thinking more about the fragility of life and may have more anxiety about death and their spiritual beliefs.  Telechaplaincy offers local residents the opportunity to speak with a spiritual care provider who is trained to listen and address the emotional and spiritual needs of people of all ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2020, 4:27 PM by Laura Lemley
  • Pastors' Lunch & Learn The fall Pastors' Lunch & Learn, sponsored by the Huntsville Association for Pastoral Care and Brookdale Jones Farm, will be Tuesday, October 8, Noon - 1:00, Brookdale Jones Farm, 2815 Carl T. Jones. Dr. David Freeman, Pastor of Weatherly Heights Baptist Church, will speak on "Living with and Ministering with Persons with Disabilities." Please reserve your spot by emailing malmcarl@hotmail.com or phoning 256 883-6539.
    Posted Sep 28, 2019, 7:24 AM by HAPC Huntsville
  • Chaplains' Support Group The next HAPC-sponsored Chaplains' Support Group will be 8:00-9:00 am, Tuesday, October 1, at City Cafe Diner, 2300 Drake Ave. (next to Cracker Barrel). If you plan to attend (and we hope you do!), please email malmcarl@hotmail.com so we can make appropriate reservations.
    Posted Sep 28, 2019, 7:21 AM by HAPC Huntsville
  • Pastors! August 15! The next Pastor/Psychologist Dialogue with Dr. Roger Rinn and Dr. Nikki Heidelbach will be in The Garden Room of First Christian Church, 3209 Whitesburg Dr., Tuesday, August 15, Noon to 1:00. There will be an opportunity to ask questions about anything of interest to you! Bring a lunch, if you wish. Please come join us! The Pastor/Psychologist Dialogue is sponsored by the Council for Faith and Mental Illness of the Huntsville Association for Pastoral Care. For more information, email malmcarl@hotmail.com or phone 256 883-6539.
    Posted Aug 12, 2017, 6:26 AM by HAPC Huntsville
  • Why Support HAPC? 1. Since 1977, HAPC has been promoting and encouraging chaplaincy in our community. Our Executive Director, the Rev. Carl Malm, facilitates a monthly support group for chaplains. Our Chaplaincy Committee offers occasional educational programs both for experienced and prospective chaplains. We offered a program in January and are planning another one for September. 2. For twenty years, the School of Applied Ministry has been offering three educational programs a year for all who provide spiritual care, including Stephen Ministers, Ministers of Communion, Elders, Deacons, Pastors and Congregational Nurses. Our next SAM class will be "The Spiritual Care of Family Care Givers for Those with Physical or Cognitive Decline or Mental Illness" on September 12. 3. Through the Center for Loss ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2017, 6:23 AM by HAPC Huntsville
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