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African American Infertility and the Church's Response

by Joan Huyser-Honig. Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, April 2020.

This article looks at how to address child loss in Black families through healing conversation and sorrow in worship.

Offerings

links to additional resources

Best For

African American clergy and lay leaders; clergy and leaders of all faiths

Cost

free

Suggested Uses

  • Begin to think about how to address infertility in the congregational context, particularly in worship.
  • Bring awareness and healing around issues unique to African American women and infertility.

About the Contributor

Contributor
Shellie Riggs Jordan

Shellie Riggs Jordan is the director of the Southeast Center for Congregations. She is a resource consultant to congregations and has 25 years of experience working with youth, young adults and children's ministries.

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