Holy Trinity Parish’s Olive Branch Divorce Ministry will sponsor a free evening seminar, “Divorce: The Impact on Families and Children” on Wednesday, March 22 6:30PM, meet and greet,7-9PM presentation. This event is free and open to the public, and no advance registration is necessary.
Dr. Loren Townsend, PhD, MDiv. and Dr. Leslie Smith Townsend PhD, LMFT will be speaking at the seminar. Two staff from the Archdiocese of Louisville – Dr. Pat Norris, Associate Director of the Metropolitan Tribunal and Deacon Stephen Bowling, Director of Family Ministries – also will be available to answer general and individual questions.
Divorce touches so many people in so many ways. Everyone is invited to come and learn more about how to cope with this difficult occurrence no matter how they are affected or how long ago the event took place.
Dr. Loren Townsend is an ordained minister in the American Baptist Church (USA). He is the Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and Diplomate in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC), an approved supervisor by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and a licensed marriage and family therapist.
Dr. Leslie S. Townsend is a pastoral counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist. She has more than 30 years counseling experience working in agencies, hospitals, private practice, and churches.
Holy Trinity Parish’s Olive Branch is a faith based parish ministry for those who have experienced divorce and are seeking new friendships and horizons. The program provides a welcoming atmosphere focusing on restoring peace, reclaiming joy, and practicing forgiveness.