Rebecca Henderson

Rebecca Henderson

Writer

The Rev. Rebecca Graber Henderson is a Licensed Master Social Worker and ordained deacon in the Anglican Diocese of the South. She lives in Birmingham, Alabama, and works as a sexual assault counselor. Rebecca serves on the ADOTS Sexual Misconduct Advisory Committee, which works to review policies and procedures surrounding sexual abuse and harassment. Rebecca is married to James, whom she met while pursuing her Master of Arts in Theological Studies at Beeson Divinity School.

What the Church Needs to Know About Sexual Abuse

Posted on February 24, 2020
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Approximately one in four girls and one in six boys suffer abuse in their lifetimes. This means that, as we look out into our congregations, it is likely many have experienced this brokenness—and may even be currently experiencing it as we minister. If you have a congregation of 100, then approximately 25 women and 17…