Communications Strategist

Jessie Larkins serves as a Communications Strategist for the Clergy Health Initiative. Jessie is a United Methodist elder from the North Carolina Conference who has served churches and on Conference staff. Jessie was the program director for Spirited Life: Selah, CHI’s most recent intervention looking at helping clergy manage stress and address symptoms of anxiety, depression, burnout, and spiritual well-being. In addition to helping CHI communicate research findings and engage clergy in practices to improve their well-being, Jessie works as therapist with adolescents and adults, specializing in clergy and seminarians.   She loves the work of supporting and equipping others who find themselves in the midst of transition, seasons of grief and loss, or who are struggling to meet the challenges of life.