Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 29

Jewish Education at Intermountain

Janet Tatz

As the Jewish Educator at Intermountain, Janet provides a safe, one-on-one environment for the Jewish children on campus to explore, relate to and develop their Jewish identity and understanding. This is accomplished in a variety of ways: through story-telling, song, holiday celebrations, discussion, the learning of Hebrew, prayer, bar/bat mitzvah training, and participation in Jewish …

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May 21

Creating a Community of Hope

Before coming to Intermountain, I spent a little over 15 years in children’s and youth ministry in the local church setting. For 8 years I was the youth minister at a small church in Southwest Washington, and most recently spent 7 ½ years at a larger church as an associate pastor. In both roles, I …

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May 14

New Horizons Community Band visits Intermountain

New Horizons

Nancy Trudell, Intermountain Board member, recently coordinated with Chaplain Chris to bring the New Horizons Community Band to Tuesday chapel.  The band is made up of 52 community members, from a variety of backgrounds, ages and experience who enjoy playing together.  Due to scheduling conflicts, the residential children were unable to attend the bands’ spring …

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May 08

If not for this child, than who?

"Christ and the Children," by Frances Hook

I can tell I have settled into the role of Chaplain here at Intermountain when the following diagnoses no longer startle me: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Reactive Attachment Disorder of early childhood or infancy Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder-Combined Type Anxiety Disorder Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent Neglect of Child Sexual Abuse of Child Asperger’s Mood Disorder Problem with …

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