Sequola Collins

Director of bereavement, Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

The Rev. Dr. Sequola Collins serves as director of bereavement at Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Durham, North Carolina, and is a member of the board of directors of the Green Burial Council.

She holds doctoral degrees from Payne Theological Seminary and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (A&T) State University and is a doctor of ministry candidate at Duke Divinity School.

She is the author of several works, including “The Glad Funeral: An Ongoing Conversation About Funeral Preparation and Process” and “Black Churches and Green Funerals.”

Reflective Leadership Grant

Applications Open for the 2023 Reflective Leadership Grant

This grant program is for leaders who are ready to design the next chapter in their ministry. We welcome applicants who serve in a range of leadership roles, from project director to senior administrator, and who are working in a variety of organizations, including denominations, seminaries, church-related colleges, consultancies, congregations, Christian nonprofits, Christian social enterprises and others.

The application deadline is May 15, 2023.