Cleveland Clinic has launched a podcast called “Studies in Empathy.” The current featured episode includes Dr. Amy Greene (below), who speaks on spiritual care in crisis. Be sure to check out the podcast and subscribe through the various links provided.
The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab gratefully participates in the American Academy of Religion through the program unit Innovations in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care. Proposals are now being accepted to present at the AAR within this unit; proposers do not need to be members of the AAR to submit proposals. The deadline for proposals is March 4, Read more about American Academy of Religion Call for Papers now open[…]
From Julia Jacobs at the New York Times: A federal appeals court in Alabama on Wednesday delayed the execution of a Muslim inmate who said the prison was violating his religious rights by barring an imam from being present during the lethal injection. The death row prisoner, Domineque Ray, was scheduled to be executed on Read more about NYT: Alabama legal battle over execution spiritual care[…]
From the University of Exeter: This PhD scholarship, funded by the bequest of the late E.H. Boundy, is available to support any excellent project that falls within the research areas covered by academic staff in the Department of Theology and Religion: biblical studies, early Judaism and early Christianity, post-Holocaust Jewish studies, systematic and constructive theology, Read more about U. Exeter (UK) offers PhD scholarship in theology and religion[…]
From Jeff Brumley at Baptist News Global, writing on the fascinating career of pastor-chaplain Kanisha Billingsley: “I am a spiritual leader regardless of the spiritual tradition,” said Billingsley, who is currently on sabbatical from her Atlanta-area church plant, Dream Life Fellowship. Billingsley left no stone unturned in preparing herself for the call. She preached her Read more about On sabbatical and into CPE[…]
The Lab hosted Zac Willette of Allay Care Services on January 30. Zac spoke on the incubation projects of Ascension Health and how Allay innovates in planning for end-of-life care. The slides from this webinar are available here.
Lenoir Rhyne University / Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary has launched the second cohort of the Public Safety Chaplaincy Certification Course. We thank Eric Skidmore, chaplain with the South Caroline Law Enforcement Assistance Program (below, second row from front, first from left), for passing along this news.
Via Eric Skidmore of SCLEAP: The main focus of this position is to provide spiritual guidance and ministry to inmates at the county jail through counseling, services, and support. The position assists the Senior Chaplain with various projects, training, and provision of community services, as they relate to inmates. Qualifications: * Graduation from an accredited Read more about Job posting: full time chaplain, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office[…]
From Diverse Education: At 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings, students will find Charles H. Lewter IV preaching from his iPad during worship service at the Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel. Part of the reason for this preaching method is to keep students engaged, said Lewter, who is dean of the chapel and assistant director of student Read more about HBCU Chaplains and Spiritual Needs[…]
The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab has been featured in several publications in past weeks. We encourage visitors to read about the Lab in the following publications, as well as to check out their publishing organizations: Association of Theological Schools (ATS) Colloquy online: “Chaplaincy Innovation Lab helps spiritual caregivers do their best work” Princeton Alumni Weekly: Sociologist Read more about CIL in recent news[…]