Here is a brief sample of seminars we have offered for churches: 

  • Bearing Burdens in the Church (for small group leaders or lay counselors)
  • Sexual Struggles and the Refuge of God
  • Overcoming Obstacles to a Loving Marriage
  • Facing the Darkness: God’s Heart on Domestic Abuse
  • God’s Design for Parenting
  • God’s Word of the Anxious Heart

We also partner with the Blue Ridge Institute for Theological Education to provide courses in pastoral and lay counseling. See below for events where BRCC counselors are speaking. For updates, please sign up for our mailing list.

2022 Events Schedule:

  • April 3, “Following Jesus in Service and Rest,” Sermon at Providence Presbyterian Church in Blacksburg (Michael Gembola)
  • April 7-11, “Called to Peace” Annual Conference, Black Mountain, NC. (Michael Gembola)
  • April 29-30 “Hope Together – Care Team Training” Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church, Ellicott City, MD (Michael Gembola)
  • May 20-21 “Bearing Burdens Together,” training at New Century Church, Roanoke (Michael Gembola)
  • June 12, “Following Jesus in Service and Rest,” Sermon at Christ Our Redeemer Community Church, Roanoke, VA (Michael Gembola)
  • July 3, “Belonging to Jesus,” Sermon at Grace Covenant Church in Blacksburg (Michael Gembola)
  • August 19, How to Face Anxiety and Fear (Mandarin), Chinese Christian Church of Virginia, Falls Church, VA. 7:30-9pm. (Kaifang Zheng)
  • August 20, Small Group Leader Training at Orchard Hills Church, Roanoke, VA (Michael Gembola)
  • TBA: Fall Classes: Introduction to Biblical Counseling (Bonhoeffer Haus) and Issues in Pastoral Counseling (BRITE)
  • September 30 – October 2, “Facing Our Mistakes and Growing in Wisdom,” CCEF National Conference, Hershey, PA. (Michael Gembola)