Office Closing

Pacific Region ACPE
Office Closing
As has been our custom, the Regional Office will be closed from December 19 through January 3.  We are here to assist you until the 19th and will be open for regular services beginning January 4.
Should you need anything from the Region before year end, please make every effort to contact us in the next 10 days.  We will ocassionally monitor the emails during the office closure, however, it is advisable to contact now if there is something needed.
Any money related issues should be settled by  December 15 when we will begin closing the books for the year.
If you have any questions, please contact as soon as you are able.  Blessings to you all and a Happy New Year.
John
Rev. Dr. John H. Moody,BCC
Regional Director

Pacific Region ACPE
1245 Young Street, Suite 204
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 808-591-1388 

A Message from FCPE Pacific Region Representative George Fitzgerald

Foundation for Clinical Pastoral Education
A Message from FCPE Pacific Region Representative George Fitzgerald
Dear Supervisory Colleague,
It you attended the recent ICPCC Congress/4 regional annual meetings, you had a great opportunity to hear outstanding national and international speakers as well as an array of leading workshop leaders—in addition to making new friends from the U.S. and abroad.  What you may not know is this marvelous event would not have happened without the leadership of the Pacific Region.  We have so much to recognize and celebrate:  new centers constantly coming on line, the high number of SESes we certify, an outstanding regional director, creating the SOS model for supervisory training, etc.
 There is one very important metric, however, which I find surprising and embarrassing:  viz., we are next to the bottom of the standings for the percentage of donors (7.8%) who contribute to the Foundation for Clinical Pastoral Education (FCPE).  Only the Southwest region has a lower number (4%).
I know this is the time of the year when you are bombarded with appeals, but there is only one ACPE to ensure the vitality and continuity of CPE.  So let me cut to the chase and say I sincerely encourage our current donors to continue (or increase) their support, and other regional members to become contributors in 2015.  Both will make 2016 the year that the Pacific Region moves up in the percentage standings.  An increase in our giving percentage will strengthen ACPE’s  position when we approach major donors and foundations for  support.   The most convenient way to contribute is by calling the ACPE office, asking for the FCPE and giving them your credit card number.
Your support is greatly appreciated and will ensure the present and future effectiveness of CPE.
Blessings on you, your family and your work,
George Fitzgerald
Regional Rep for FCPE
P.S.  The results of our little “Who Are the Truly  ACTIVE  Regional Supervisors—the Employed or the Retired?” contest will be announced in February.  The retired group has contributed  $1,200.00 to date.