How to Use this Book
Invitation to Emmaus
Can grief recovery be intentional and transformational? Author and pastor Myrlene Hamilton Hess says yes and challenges the reader to join her on the healing journey to Emmaus.
Designed as a travel guide for those who are walking the road of grief, Hamilton offers the reader:
• Vignettes with observations drawn from the author's own experiences and from the experiences of others• Questions for personal reflection or small group discussion
Pastoral counselors and church leaders will find the free online leader's guide an invaluable tool for facilitating grief support groups!
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Myrlene Hamilton Hess grew up in South Dakota and has a degree in Secondary Education from Northern State University in Aberdeen, and an MDiv and DMin from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, California. She is pastor of Morning Star Presbyterian Church in Bayville, NJ which she co-founded with her late husband, the Rev. Dr. Edward S. Hamilton.
Myrlene's passion is helping people find their special gifts for ministry and putting them to work in places that are fulfilling and that help the church grow. When time permits, she enjoys leading retreats and speaking at seminars. When she is not teaching or preaching or leading groups at Morning Star, she 9penjoys writing, spending time outdoors with her husband church Elder Eric W. Hess, and playing with their labrador retriever, Amazing Grace.
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