Renowned grief expert, J. Dana Trent will help us in dealing with our own grief while also helping those around us cope and heal. Join us for some time to reflect and find new tools to react.
Coping with the Pandemic of Grief
Presented by the Center for Leadership Excellence
with J. Dana Trent
Wednesday, November 18, 11am EST
(webinar should last no longer than one hour)
About the Webinar:
As we move into what experts are calling “pandemic of grief,” how will we and our congregants cope with long-term actualized and anticipatory loss? In this webinar, the Rev. J. Dana Trent will equip us with practical tools to help us better care for ourselves and those whom we serve.
About J. Dana Trent:
J. Dana Trent is a graduate of Duke Divinity School and professor of World Religions and Critical Thinking at Wake Tech Community College. An ordained Baptist minister and former hospital chaplain, her work has appeared on Time.com, and in Religion News Service, Sojourners, Religion Dispatches, and The Christian Century. Publishers Weekly calls her fourth book, Dessert First: Preparing for Death While Savoring Life “poignant,” “hilarious,” “practical.” She is also the award-winning author of One Breath At a Time: A Skeptic’s Guide to Christian Meditation, For Sabbath’s Sake: Embracing Your Need for Rest, Worship, and Community and Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk. Dana winds down from writing and teaching with episodes of “The Young and the Restless” as well as leading group fitness training classes for the YMCA.