Kathy Black

Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Advising, Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics

(909) 447-6315

An ordained elder in The United Methodist Church, Dr. Black has served as college chaplain, associate pastor and the founding pastor of a deaf church. Her research and teaching interests center on feminist liturgy, multicultural worship, emergent worship styles, Liturgical Art, and ministry with persons with disabilities.


B.A. - Glassboro State College
M.Div. - Wesley Theological Seminary
Ph.D. - Graduate Theological Union

Recent Publications / Achievements

Wising-Up: Ritual Resources for Women of Faith in Their Journey of Aging (Pilgrim Press, 2005)

Culturally-Conscious Worship (Chalice Press, 2001)

Worship Across Cultures (Abingdon Press, 1998)

A Healing Homiletic: Preaching and Disabilities (Abingdon Press, 1996)

Signs of Solidarity: Ministry with Persons who are Deaf, Deafened and Hard of Hearing (General Board of Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church, 1994)