Rev. Jemmott is a seminary graduate, has Advanced Clinical Pastoral Education and Advanced Critical Incident Stress Management training as a minister. He has pastoral experience with various congregations and has served as Senior Staff Chaplain at Johns Hopkins Hospital. In addition, he has had a plethora of ministerial experiences which includes working in Prison Ministry, working with the HIV/AIDS and homeless populations. Rev. Jemmott is also a Grief Consultant with Mental Health Therapists and Substance Abuse Counselors providing grief support for adult clients with co-occurring disorders as well as being a local and nationally known speaker and workshop presenter. Rev. Jemmott is also a member of the National Association of Death Educators and Counselors.
Rev. Jemmott began with the March Family in 1984 providing Spiritual Support for the Program called A Time of Sharing. This program is the oldest of the four programs currently provided by Roberta’s House. In addition to A Time of Sharing, Rev. Jemmott works with the Homicide Transformation Project and the Families with Children Programs. Rev. Jemmott offers Pastoral Support, Biblical and Theological Insights and Belief System clarification to support the families at Roberta’s House. During the course of Rev. Jemmott’s tenure with March Funeral Homes and Roberta’s House, he has co-facilitated grief support groups, mentored and supervised seminarians and provided bereavement and grief training for professionals and volunteers. Rev. Jemmott’s contribution to the work at Roberta’s House brings the Spiritual component to the healing process.