Jodi Rule-Rouse has earned her lifetime degree in Grief and
Loss since 1985. In Las Vegas, Nevada at Canyon Ridge Christian Church, she was
the Grief and Loss Minister there for over 14 years where God helped her and
the GriefShare Team to grow the largest GriefShare Ministry in the world.
Jodi has worked with hospice, hospitals, social workers and
Pastors and has helped over 550 people through their death and thousands of
family members through the grieving process. She has lost 19 of her own
extended family members. Jodi is also a Hope Chaplain, Stephen Minster, and
Advance Bereavement Facilitator. For the last 23 years, she has used her gifts
by God of leadership, compassion and encouragement. She now is heading up a
GriefShare Team at her new church at Crossroads Fellowship in Raleigh, North
Since 2006, Church Initiative, the producers of GriefShare,
has employed Jodi as the International and National GriefShare Consultant and
National Trainer out of Wake Forest, North Carolina.