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Saturday November 4th, 2017

Companioning with the Homeless: Companionship Training

LOCATION AND TIME:    9:00am –  12:00pm in Jubilee Hall at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

PRESENTERS:  Kae Eaton and Shawna McMahon

Space is limited so please Register at winter




  • 8/11/17  Service of Healing and Renewal, 7pm at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church


  • Recovery Month;  Resourced by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA); includes national publicity and widespread state and local efforts and events.
  • 9/5-11  National Suicide Prevention Week
  • 9/10  World Suicide Prevention Day
  • 9/10/16   Suicide Awareness and Companionship Training
  • 9/17/16  Mental Health 101 and Companionship Training, 10-2:30pm, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church


  • 10/2-8  Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), (also known as Mental Health Awareness Week) was established in 1990 by the U.S. Congress in recognition of efforts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to educate and increase awareness about mental illness. NAMI Faithnet, an outreach network of members and friends of NAMI, has designated Tuesday of MIAW as a national day of prayer.   Resources can be found here:  
  • Companionship Training; The Sophia Way


Spring/Summer  2016


  • 3/5  Companionship Training, 10am-1pm, The Sophia Way, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Bellevue


  • 4/15-16  The Inhabit Conference, The Seattle School


  • 5/14  Companionship Training, 10am – 1pm,  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Queen Anne


  • 6/1     Companionship Training, 6:30pm – 9:00pm,  Seattle Mennonite Church, Lake City
  • 6/22  Gathering of Faith and Community based initiatives for national survey on Homelessness,              2pm – 4pm,  Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, Capitol Hill

July Sabbath — No MHC Events

  • SAMHSA Technical Assistance Regional Meeting for Community Based Organizations, Sheraton, Seattle
  • 7/17   Preaching at Trinity Episcopal Church, First Hill; 8:00 and 10:30 services, and 12:30 Forum


Fall/Winter  2015


  • 9/8-11  National Suicide Prevention Week
  • 9/10  World Suicide Prevention Day
  • 9/16  One by One, Political Will Conference; Interfaith Taskforce on Homelessness
  • 9/20  Community Forum on Homelessness, Immanuel Community Services
  • United Way Companionship Program initiated


  • 10/3 Weaving Our Strengths Conference, Church Council of Greater Seattle
  • 10/4-10 Mental Illness Awareness Week
  • 10/10 Mental Health First Aid


  • 11/7 Companionship Training, University Temple Church, 9am-12pm
  • 11/14 Companion Training, Plymouth Church, 9am-12pm