Chaplaincy for the Incarcerated – Virtual Information Session | Hartford Seminary

Chaplaincy for the Incarcerated – Virtual Information Session

Join us on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. for the third in a series of sessions on Professional Careers in Chaplaincy.  Tuesday’s program on Prison Chaplaincy will feature Rabia Muhammad, chaplain at the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS), and Usman Khan, Muslim chaplain at Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut.  Both have studied at Hartford Seminary.

To register, please complete the form below.  We will send you instructions on how to access the virtual information session via Zoom Conference.

Chaplain Rabia Muhammad has been serving as a chaplain for 13 years at the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS). She began working for the Department as a chaplain providing Islamic classes and religious counseling at one of New York State’s female medium-security prisons, and now she serves at the Department’s headquarters in the Office of Ministerial, Family and Volunteer Services. Rabia earned her Master of Social Work (MSW) from SUNY Buffalo. She is currently completing the Hartford Seminary Islamic Chaplaincy Program.

Chaplain Usman Khan is a prominent Muslim chaplain and faith leader in New York’s Hudson Valley. He currently serves as the primary Muslim chaplain at Manhattanville College and Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut. Previous service included Bard College and the Fishkill State Penitentiary.  He completed the 72-credit Islamic Chaplaincy Program at Hartford Seminary in 2015.

Also for those interested in this field please consider taking our one week intensive course entitled Prison Ministry – Healing from the Inside Out. Taught by Chaplain Bilal Ansari, Jan. 7-11, 2019.

Professional Careers in Chaplaincy - Focus: Ministry to the Incarcerated

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