About the Course
COVID has affected our youth significantly in numerous ways. Learn how you can best serve, nurture, and engage youth now. This two-part session covers the importance of bodily and mental health and healing and how to use and engage in embodied spiritual and artistic practices.
Rev. Dr. Lakisha Lockhart
Rev. Dr. Lakisha R. Lockhart
Rev. Dr. Lakisha R. Lockhart is a mother, wife, daughter, sister, former Zumba instructor, Womanist and coolest auntie around. She believes in the power of play, movement, aesthetics, and creative arts in life and in theology, using the body as a locus for theological reflection.
She is a consultant, executive secretary for the Religious Education Association. She is an Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Union Presbyterian Seminary where she is not only a teacher, but a facilitator, rope jumper, game-player, advocate and catalyst for critical consciousness and engagement in educating in faith and actually living into that faith through various spiritual and artistic practices.
Dr. Lockhart received her B.A. in Philosophy and Religion from Claflin University, M.Div with a concentration in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Wesley Theological Seminary, M.A. in Ethics and Society from Vanderbilt University, and a Ph.D. in Theology and Education from Boston College.
She co-authored "United Against Racism: Churches for Change: Facilitator's Guide", National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA. Friendship Press, 2018.