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Embodied Faith Practices for Our Youth, Part 2




12pm-1:30pm May 17

About the Course

COVID has affected our youth significantly in numerous ways. Learn how you can best serve, nurture, and engage youth now.

The 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.

Your Instructor

Rev. Dr. Lakisha Lockhart

Rev. Dr. Lakisha Lockhart
Dr. Lakisha Lockhart 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.
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.
As an Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Union Presbyterian Seminary, 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.
She is a consultant for the Campus Ministry Theological Exploration of Vocation Initiative with the Forum For Theological Exploration on behalf of Lilly Endowment Inc. In this role, she interfaces with 104 campus ministry programs across the U.S. and is able to learn first-hand about the changing nature of congregations as well as the practical, theological, and spiritual needs of ministers, students and congregants.
She also serves as Executive Secretary for the Religious Education Association and is on the Advisory Council for The Katie Geneva Cannon Center for Womanist Leadership.
She co-authored "United Against Racism: Churches for Change: Facilitator's Guide", National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA. Friendship Press, 2018.

Rev. Dr. Lakisha Lockhart
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