Faith communities are a great place to start having these conversations
Faith leaders can help transform how we talk about planning for a time when we may not be able to speak for ourselves about our healthcare and end-of-life wishes, values and beliefs.
Use the resource below to encourage your congregants to talk in a familiar, safe setting about what matters most to them.
Resources for Faith Leaders
Sample Sermon – Including this topic in a Sermon is a great way to get the conversation started.
SDM Conversation Starters –Try one of these opening lines to get the conversation started.
ACP Conversation Starters – Try one of these opening lines to get the conversation started
Time To talk Promotional Poster –Use this poster to promote this year’s Time to Talk campaign
Blog – Take a read through our blog for more information
Press Release – Sharing the message in the media is always helpful.
Videos – Hear what other faith leaders and champions have to say about Advance Care Planning conversations
Resources for your Congregation
Sharing resources with your congregation is a helpful way to get them started in thinking about this information. Sharing correct resources is an important first step and you can point them in the right direction.
|Speak Up Workbook|
|Power of Attorney for Personal Care Brochure||Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet
Other Helpful Resources
There are lots of great resources out there designed to support you. Just be sure you are accessing resources that apply in Ontario as the laws across Canada are different.