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A Time to Grieve: A conversation about living through and beyond the losses of COVID-19

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Zoom Virtual Event – Register in advance!

Join a conversation with faith and civic leaders about the complicated grief our city is experiencing as we face the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn ways we can support each other now and after social distancing requirements are relaxed.

Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement’s Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs

Wednesday, April 29 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic is punctuated by the losses we are experiencing – loss of autonomy, loss of routines, loss of income, loss of peace, loss of health, and loss of life. Join the Office of Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs for a virtual conversation with faith leaders, government officials, and clinicians about how we can manage our individual and collective grief.

Speakers include:

  • Kevin Smith, Director, Center for Faith and Opportunity, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Rev. Matthew Crebbin, Senior Pastor, Newtown Congregational Church, Newtown, CT
  • Rabbinit Dasi Fruchter, Founder & Spiritual Leader, South Philadelphia Shtiebel
  • Kameelah Mu’Min Rashad, Psy.D., Founder & President, Muslim Wellness Foundation & Black Muslim Psychology Conference
  • Rev. Dr. Jamie Eaddy, Chaplain & Founding Executive Director, I Just Believe
  • Rabbi Ariana Katz, Founding Rabbi, Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl
  • Rev. W. Douglas Banks, Senior Pastor, Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Germantown
  • Argie Allen Wilson, Ph.D., Therapist and Co-Founder & CEO of Connections Matter, LLC
  • Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs, Senior Minister, First Congregational Church, Chappaqua, NY and Leadership Team Member, American Red Cross Disaster Spiritual Care


April 29
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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