RICHARD D. MEADOWS, JR.
Virginia Theological Seminary, Anglican Studies, Alexandria VA 2010
The Sentara School of Clinical Pastoral Education, ACPE (5 units) May 2006-September 2007
Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Service, Resident Year, AAPC February 2005- September 2006
Virginia Union University, Master of Divinity Richmond VA 2002-2005
Hampton University, Hampton VA 1976-76 & 1978-79
Simmons School of Mortuary Science, Syracuse NY 1977
St. John the BaptistRector
June 1, 2011 - Present
1000 Bethune Dr. Orlando FL 32805
St. Martin's Episcopal Church
Interim Assistant Rector
September 2010-May 2011
1333 Jamestown Rd., Williamsburg VA 23185
The Episcopal Church of the Atonement, VTS Field Education Site, Sept. 2009-May 2010
5073 East Capital Street, Washington DC 20019, 202-582-4200
Supervisor The Rev. H. Jocelyn Irving
Assisted Rector in all phases of church operations and liturgy. Major project was the design and implement of the new Healing Ministry. Facilitating classes with the help of new Healing Ministry Team, led discussions related to text book chosen. This led up to the first Healing Service of the church.
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Ordination Exploration Process Site, Sept. 2008-Dec. 2008
13333 Jamestown Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185, 757-229-1111
Supervisor The Rev. Shirley Smith-Graham
During Diocesan Exploration Ordination Process, assigned to St. Martin’s, working with Rector, Order of St. Luke and Pastoral Care Committee. Designed worship service in genre of Jazz Vespers working with church musician and choir. Participated in worship and Pastoral Care of Congregation under Rector.
LifeNet Health, Donor Family Advocate, September 2007-September 2009
3609 Saunders Avenue, Richmond VA 23227, 800-847-7831
Supervisor Robin Cowherd
Primary Commitment to Donor Families at Consent and Beyond, Communication to Donor Families two months post-donation: telephone follow-up Donor Family/Transplant Recipient Communication, Facilitating letters, cards, telephone conversations and e-mails concluding with meetings of donor/recipient families, if desired. Planned and facilitated Central Virginia’s Annual "In Celebration and Remembrance" donor remembrance tribute. Periodic grief support groups, Donor family peer care giving (Grief Companions) and Workshops on loss and grieving to Hospital critical care employees and ICU staffs.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, CPE Resident, May 2006-September 2007
600 Gresham Ave., Norfolk VA 23504, 757-831-3181
Supervisor Russell H. Davis, PhD
Served as resident , coverage in all units including ED and ICU’s. Currently serves on Professional Advisory Group (PAG). In addition to providing overall guidance to the operation and development of the CPE program, interact with CPE students in a number of ways including as adjunct faculty, and on admission and exit interview committees. Earned CPE five units.
Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Service, Resident February 2005-September 2006
7305 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23505-2908, (757) 623-2700
Supervisor William Hedrick, D. MIn
Served as counseling resident to patients, specializing in adjustment disorders. Under Supervision including 30 hours of post graduate pastoral counseling education.
Herbert Baptist Church, Pastor, April 2003-June 2007
PO Box 6, Wachapreague VA 23480, 757-878-4661
Supervisor James Nedab, Jr.
Served as pastor to a rural congregation, after a 40 year pastorate. Redesigned ministry and enabled membership to envision a new direction of leadership through training and conflict resolution.
Queen Street Baptist Church 2001-2003 Associate Minister
New Mt. Ararat Temple of Prayer 1997-2001 Associate Minister
New Hope Church of God in Christ 1987-2000 Associate Minister
Support Group: Good Grief Workshop Southwest Church of Christ, Richmond VA 2008
Medical Instructor, Virginia School of Practical Nursing, 2004-2005
Facilitator 4th Annual Palliative Care Conference: Developing Excellence in Palliative Care, The Thomas Johns Cancer Center Annual Palliative Care Conference, CJW Johnston Willis Medical Center Facilitator 2008
Organ Donation: Is it an Option? Richmond VA 2008
University of Virginia Pediatric Core Curriculum Grief and Loss Facilitator Pediatric Death Charlottesville VA 2008
Ministry to Angry Families, Facilitator 2009 & Grief and Loss for Hospital Caregivers 2009
August Wilson's Fences and African American Culture SNGH Didactic 2011
Awards and Additional Experience:
2010 New Clergy Fellow Chautauqua Institute
Critical Incident Stress Management
SNGH Clinical Ethics Committee
Medical Instructor-Virginia School of Practical Nursing
NY State Funeral Director
Out Patient Hematology and Pathology Assistant Roswell Park Memorial Institute
The Rev. H. Jocelyn Irving
The Episcopal Church of the Atonement
5073 East Capital Street, Washington DC 20019
The Rev. Shirley Smith-Graham
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
1333 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Mr. Robin Cowherd
3609 Saunders Ave.
Richmond VA 23227