INTEGRATING MINDFULNESS TOOLS WITH CHRISTIANITY TOWARD COMPASSION AND JUSTICE
Resource Persons: Gail J. Stearns, M.Div., PhD, is a spiritual leader and educator committed to helping people achieve greater compassion and deepen spirituality in their lives. She teaches mindfulness as a dynamic tool for lessening anxiety and living with present awareness. Gail currently serves as the Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel and is Associate Professor of Religious and Peace Studies at Chapman University in Orange, California. With a certification in Mindfulness Facilitation from UCLA and experience practicing meditation for over 30 years, she works with businesses, healthcare agencies, university students, and women’s groups an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Gail holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from Washington State University.