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.

2023 Events Schedule:

  • January 8, Preaching at Westminster PCA, Roanoke, VA (Michael Gembola)
  • January, MCI Missions Trip to Thailand
  • January – April, BRITE Course: “Complex Problems in Pastoral Care and Counseling” at New Life EPC, Salem, VA (Michael Gembola)
  • January – April, “Counseling in the Local Church” at Westminster Seminary (Michael Gembola)
  • February 12, Preaching at Christ Our Redeemer Community Church, Roanoke, VA (Michael Gembola)
  • February 25, Straight Street’s Blessed Girl Conference at Villa Heights Baptist Church (Dreama Love)
  • March 13-17, Spiritual Emphasis Week at Roanoke Valley Christian Schools (various speakers)
  • March 18, “People-Pleasing, Fear, and the Gospel” (讨好、惧怕与福音), at Woodlake Christian Center, 3054 Lindale Mt. Holly Road, Amelia, OH 45102, from 1:30-2:45pm, Seminar in Mandarin (Kaifang Zheng)
  • April 15, “The Deepest Darkness, the Brightest Hope — Caring for the Depressed” (至深黑暗,至明盼望 — 关怀忧郁之人), at Grace Christian Church(PCA), 13515 Dulles Technology Drive, Suite 2, Herndon, VA 20171, from 10:00-11:30am, Seminar in Mandarin (Kaifang Zheng)
  • April 21-22, “Jesus Does All Things Well: Finding Comfort in Diagnosis, Dying and Death” Conference at Wellspring Church, Daleville, VA (Dreama Love)
  • May TBA, Parenting Workshop (Dreama Love)
  • July TBA, Marriage Counseling at Santiago Seminary (Michael Gembola)
  • September 8-9, “Finding Refuge Under His Wings” –Women’s Retreat at CCCVA 6071 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041. Fri. 7:30-9pm, Sat. 8am-3pm. See Flyer
  • September – December, “Introduction to Biblical Counseling,” at BRITE and Bonhoeffer Haus, location TBD (Michael Gembola)
  • September – December, “Counseling in the Local Church,” at Westminster Seminary (Michael Gembola)
  • October, CCEF National Conference, Hershey, PA. (Michael Gembola)