Death Cafe profile for Rev. Jamie McReynolds
Location: United States
About Rev. Jamie McReynolds:
I am a ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and chaplain, and have served as a hospital and hospice chaplain. I am a member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the New River Valley in Blacksburg, VA where my partner is the settled minister.
What brings you to Death Cafe?
I co-hosted a Death Cafe several years ago with a hospice nurse and found the experience to be very helpful to the dozen or so participants.
What would you like your legacy to be?
To leave the world a little better than I found it.
Thoughts for sharing:
How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter
by Sherwin B. Nuland
The Four Things That Matter Most: A Book About Living
by Ira Byock
The Year of Magical Thinking
by Joan Didion
Rev. Jamie McReynolds's posts on the Death Cafe website
With Jamie McReynolds & Cynthia Luke
Dec. 10, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
This event is supported by the Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Virginia Blue Ridge.
We had 18 people meeting in person at the Christiansburg, VA library. We had a good discussion about our personal experiences of death and dying. It was co-sponsored by the local funeral consumers alliance. We had a great selection of snacks including cucumber sandwiches.
With Jamie McReynolds
May 14, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Savings Time)
The objective of Death Café is to ‘increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’. At a Death Cafe people drink ...