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First Name
Ron
Last Name
McClung
Location
Chimacum
Organization
Peace Lutheran Fellowship
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Agriculture and Food Services
Faith and Spirituality
Health Care, Medical, and Healing Arts
Media and Publishing
Social Services and Non Profit
I am interested in working with schools in my area
No
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Internships
Job Shadowing
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
Anyone looking to find out more about what I do as a pastor or mission developer is welcome to job shadow me (I can tailor this to specific interests). Our congregation would welcome anyone interested in interning, receiving instruction and hands-on experience in various areas, from leading small groups, to leading worship (singing and liturgy), sermon planning and preparation, multi-media ministry, advertising and outreach to the community, community organizing and other areas depending on interests of the learner.
You have indicated an expertise in Agriculture and Food Services
I raise chickens and dairy goats at the PrancingGoatFarm.com
You have indicated an expertise in Faith and Spirituality
I am a pastor and mission developer for elca.org. I have a Masters of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg. I serve Peace Lutheran Fellowship in Port Ludlow, WA (UndemandingGrace.com). I also am the pastor of Lucia's Table Dinner Church in Chimacum (TheTableIsSet.org). I lead worship each Sunday, preach, teach and run small groups. We use media in our worship services that meet Sundays at 10 am at the Beach Club in Port Ludlow.
You have indicated an expertise in Health Care, Medical, and Healing Arts
I have four units (one year) of Clinical Pastoral Education, doing a Residency as a Chaplain at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. I have also served a couple different hospitals as their staff chaplain for several years. And, I led the start of Palliative Care at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, WA. I was trained in affective listening, the ministry of presence and helping patients to draw on their own spiritual resources to augment healing. I am also a practitioner of healing prayer.
You have indicated an expertise in Media and Publishing
At Peace Lutheran, we use projected media for every service and I am an avid user of social media marketing. I run several Facebook Pages and have run many successful campaigns. Additionally, we have developed a state-of-the-art website (UndemandingGrace.com).
You have indicated an expertise in Social Services and Non Profit
Our congregation started and runs Backpacks for Kids in the Chimacum School District. In addition, we have started a coalition of experts and community members to help mitigate violence and respond to any crisis or emergency that will keep students and staff safe in the Chimacum School District. It is called, "Citizens for Safe Students."