1. Accompanying the Dying

Accompanying the Dying

How can the community of care—including family, friends, clergy, hospice, and medical professionals—together provide holistic care to the dying?


Thomas G. Long
Author of Accompany Them with Singing–The Christian Funeral; Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching, Candler School of Theology, Emory University


James Abbington
Executive editor of the African American Church Music Series, GIA Publications, and Associate Professor of Church Music and Worship, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Jennifer L. Hollis
Writer, Music-Thanatologist, and Project Director, Harps of Comfort

The Rev. Michael L. Lewis, S.T.L.
Parochial Vicar, St. Mark’s Catholic Church, El Paso, TX; COVID-19 Ministry Team, Diocese of El Paso