Rev. Broden was ordained an Iterant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 2005. Rev. Broden received her Masters of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, Emory University in 2002. She completed a two year chaplaincy residency through Emory Center for Pastoral Education with a specialty in transplantation. She completed 5 units of Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education with Vitas Innovate Hospice Clinical Pastoral Education. She is a Chaplain for Memorial Herman Hospice. She provides spiritual and bereavement support to adult and pediatric patients and their families. She serves as the Chair of the Ethics Committee. She received the Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association Storybook Award for 2010. She regularly incorporates story into her work with her patients and has written several original stories for patients, staff and families. She also lectures on domestic violence and the psychosocial/ spiritual dimensions of care of patients. She has facilitated bereavement support groups for adults and children. Before accepting her call into ministry, she received a Bachelor of Science, with honor in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University, and a Jurist Doctorate, cum laude, from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University. She has been licensed to practice law in the states of Texas and Michigan and in the Federal Courts. She served as Assistant City Attorney for the city of Flint, Michigan for 9 years.
Rev. Broden is the mother of three adult children, Willis, Elizabeth and Keia Broden
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