Session 1: Anxiety
Pastoral Care and COVID-19

Session 1 of a 6 session workshop focusing on key issues for pastoral care during a time of pandemic.

Session 1 : Anxiety

How do we deal with the various stressors that are created by the current pandemic? Specifically, how do we address our anxiety over having to adapt to new ways of doing things; navigating physical danger; financial struggles; and other things we are called to do as a result of the crisis?

Watch the video lecture (below) and then use the Zoom link below to join the live discussion at 7pm EST on Thursday, April 23.

April 23

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Session Video Lecture


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Dr. Wade Rowatt

Senior Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling

Dr. Wade Rowatt has taught Pastoral Care and Counseling for over 37 years. He is currently the Senior Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at BSK: Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. Wade also supervises Pastoral Counselors in Training and conducts a Parish and Community Program in Clinical Pastoral Education.

Dr. Dartanya Hill

Adjunct Professor, Pastoral Care

Dr. Dartanya Hill is Pastor of West End Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky and a licensed psychologist. Dr. Hill also regularly teaches at BSK: Baptist Seminary of Kentucky as an adjunct professor in the area of pastoral care.

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Need to ask a question but do not wish for others in the course to see it? Leave your question below for Dr. Rowatt and Dr. Hill. Note that if question volume is high they may have to be selective in which questions are answered.

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