Pastor’s Luncheon: Embracing a Truly Diverse Church Community, 12/4/12, 11:30am

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Christian Psychotherapy Services

invites you to attend a


Embracing a Truly Diverse Church Community

Presenter: Marie Fang, Psy.D.

When: Tuesday, December 4th 11:30am-1:00pm

Where: 1100 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA 94114

Directions to CPS:

Who: Pastors, spouses, support staff, and lay leaders are welcome

What: Enjoy a casual lunch, meet CPS staff and other ministry leaders

Topical Discussion:

What would it look like to be a church community that embraced “every nation, tribe, people, and language” (Rev 7:9) in the 21st century? Join us for a discussion and casual lecture exploring how to:

  • Foster a multi-culturally minded church body.
  • Increase your awareness of barriers that keep a church from being truly diverse.
  • Develop skills for interacting with diverse communities across differences of ethnicity, race, gender, homelessness, disability, mental illness, and sexual orientation.

Please RSVP no later than Friday, November 30th: or (415) 764-0252.

Introducing Marie Fang, Psy.D.:

Marie Fang, Psy.D. is a graduate of Alliant International University’s Clinical Psychology program, and specializes in working with marginalized populations and individuals struggling with finding a sense of identity.  Throughout the past four years she worked with an array of populations, including individuals with severe mental illness in both inpatient and outpatient settings, developmentally disabled children and adolescents, and Southeast Asian refugees coping with trauma and adjusting to the U.S. Throughout her training, she has served the Lord through leading Bible study and actively participating in her church community.  She recently joined Christian Psychotherapy Services as a Psychological Assistant, supervised by Sam Leong, Ph.D.

Introducing Stephanie Joy Gluch, M.S.:

Stephanie Gluch, M.S. is a graduate of San Francisco State University’s Marriage & Family Therapy program. She has worked as a therapist in local schools, K-8th grade and high school levels.  She also worked at San Francisco State’s Counseling Clinic as a therapist, supporting college students in the midst of identity development.  Having spent a majority of her life in Christian education and churches, Stephanie is very interested in supporting people in their spiritual journey. She plans to provide therapy to children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families.  Stephanie recently joined Christian Psychotherapy Services as an MFT intern, supervised by Myrna Klassen, LMFT.

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