Pastoral Counseling Course

October 1, 2021 | Events

For Methodists and Wesleyans, the job of the pastor is to lead people to Christ with a focus on a lifelong journey of personal transformation to be more like Jesus. Through the process of pastoral counseling, people are given a better understanding of who they are and how God sees them, as well as spiritual and emotional tools for the journey together.

Pastoral Counseling Course

Course Instructor, Dr. Denny Wayman

Whether you are a church pastor, ministerial candidate, or lay leader, our upcoming course on pastoral counseling is designed to help you develop your counseling ministry from a Wesleyan perspective. Starting with the study of God’s Word as our source, we then grow our practice through the resources of the social sciences, counseling practice, and pastoral experience.

This five-day session is your opportunity to learn more about yourself and your ministry in the beautiful city of Santa Barbara, California.

About the Course

Dates: January 24-28, 2022
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Cost: $75 – Includes the cost of training and group meals. Attendees are responsible for their own lodging.


Our relaxed schedule gives attendees ample time for exploring the city and surrounding coastal areas.

Monday: 12-5pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am-5pm (2 hour lunch each day)
Friday: 9am-12pm

About the Instructor

Dr. Denny Wayman was the lead pastor of the Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara for 40 years and Lead Superintendent of the Southern California Conference for 8 years. Denny is married to Cheryl who is a Marriage and Family Therapist and they have two sons and five grandchildren.


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Please select which courses you would like to attend. The cost of each course covers the cost of the class only. Additional books and materials may be required. Registration for each class closes 14 days prior to class date.
Pastoral Counseling
Whether you are a church pastor or lay leader our course on pastoral counseling is designed to help you develop your ministry from a Wesleyan perspective.

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