Schedule and Booking

While Dana serves as full-time faculty for Wake Tech, she is available to keynote, speak, and teach for your conference, faith community, college/university, or retreat.

She is an energetic, sought-after presenter, leading sessions at national and regional conferences, seminaries, divinity schools, churches, and universities, including Duke, Vanderbilt, GTU at UC Berkeley, Wake Forest, Emory & Henry, Elon, Millsaps College, Richmond College, VCU, and Salem College.

Her keynote, workshop, and retreat topics include:

  • Death, Dying, and Grief: Conducting honest conversations surrounding end-of-life care and legal planning, grief support and resources, and theological rituals for dying and grief
  • Christian Meditation: Practical steps for establishing a meditation practice, contemplative practices in early church history, meditation practices and modern culture
  • Sabbath: Theological and practical steps for establishing a congregational, family, and individual sabbath practice of rest, worship, and community. Dana’s keynotes and retreats include her expertise on the scriptural basis Judeo-Christian history of sabbath, as well as its intersection with american culture and economics
  • World Religions and Interfaith Dialogue: Fostering inter-religious conversation, addressing faith differences and similarities, interfaith marriage, and comparative theology
  • Writing as a Spiritual Practice: Utilizing writing as a tool for spiritual growth

How to Book Dana

To schedule a speaking engagement, please email all of the following details to dana@jdanatrent.com:

  • Name, date, location of the event
  • Primary contact person for the planning and execution of the event
  • Type of event: keynote, workshop, retreat, or sermon
  • Subject, topic, or focus of the event
  • Expected number of attendees
  • Number of Dana’s books for use as resources for attendees (bulk order options are available)
  • Honorarium provided
  • Transportation and housing provided
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Dana’s Current Schedule