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February 23-24, 2018
Lift Up Your Hearts: The Transformative Power of Word and Table
Keynote Speakers: The Rev. Dr. Neichelle R. Guidry, Sara Miles
Preacher: The Rev. Emily Scott
Workshop Leaders:
Martha Bourlakas – “Maw’s Homemade Applesauce, or What Our Meal Memories Teach Us About the Authentic Hospitality of Jesus Christ”
Dana Corsello – “The Body, the Blood, the Intimacy: What It Really Means to Get Real with Jesus”
Elaine Ellis Thomas & Brenda Brown-Grooms – “Hate Has No Home Here: Proclaiming God’s Word in the Public Sphere”
Ana Hernandez – “Listening around the Table: Skills for Healthy Community Life”
Phoebe Roaf – “The Heart of the Matter: Examining Jeremiah’s Understanding of God’s Justice & Judgment”
Martha Rollins & Danita Rountree Green – “Coming to the Table: Having the Clumsy, Courageous Conversation on Race”
Emily Scott – “The Discomforting Table: The Power of Table Practice to Nurture Justice Making”
Associate Rectors: Hilary Streever & Carmen Germino
Co-chairs: Meta Braymer & Christie Hartwell

February 26-27 2016
Cultivating Compassion
Keynote Speaker: Nadia Bolz-Weber
Preacher: the Rev. Becca Stevens
Workshop Leaders:
Gena Adams-Riley – “Mindfulness Meditation”
Jill Baughan – “Finding Joy (and Even Fun!) in Every Season of the Soul”
Nichole Flores – “Cultivating Compassion for Immigrants & Refugees in a Challenging World”
Tracy Radosevic – “Making the Connection”
Becca Stevens – “Transforming Brokenness into Compassion: The Journey through Forgiveness”
Nicole Unice – “Brave Enough to Fight”
Janie Walker – “Cultivating Compassion in the Local Community”
Associate Rectors: Carmen Germino & Hilary Streever
Co-chairs: Brooke Taylor & Meta Braymer

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February 7-8, 2014
Truth and Dare
Keynote Speakers: Nora Gallagher, Glennon Doyle Melton, Marie Monville
Preacher: The Rt. Rev. Susan Goff
Workshop Leaders:
Nora Gallagher – “Faith & the Practice of Writing”
Susan Goff – “Women, Art, and Spirit”
Marie Monville – “Choosing to Live Loved”
Melanie Mullen – “Crossing Desire-lines, Creating Space for Paraliturgy”
Caroline Parkinson – “Transitions: Moments of Change in Our Lives”
Patience Salgado – “The Extraordinary Power of Ordinary Kindness”
Katherine Wintsch – “Ending the Internal Mommy Wars”
Associate Rectors: Ann Dieterle & Carmen Germino
Co-chairs: Stacy Brinkley & Brooke Taylor

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February 17-18, 2012
Holy Mysteries: Embracing the Unknown
Keynote Speaker: Krista Tippett – “The Mystery & Art of Living”
Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Lauren Winner
Workshop Leaders:
Anjum Ashraf Ali – “Faith, Identity & Our Struggle to Attain Peace”
Cathleen Falsani – “Gracespotting”
Anna Madsen – “The Practice of Tenacious Humility”
Phyllis Theroux – “Journal Keeping”
Suzanne Vinson – “Sacred Circles: Centering Our Sacred Souls”
Lara Williams – “Love Casts Out Fear”
Associate Rectors: Ann Dieterle & Carmen Germino
Co-chairs: Julie Wade & Stacy Brinkley

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February 12-13, 2010
Saving Graces
Keynote Speaker: Anne Lamott – “Forgiveness & Release: Flailing Your Way Towards Grace”
Preacher: Linda Powell Pruitt
Workshop Leaders:
Lorraine Antieau – “A Money Journey”
Eleanor Rouse – “Embodied Spirituality: Deepening Our Connection with God”
Sara Miles – “Save Your Life by Giving It Away”
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso – “Nurturing the Spiritual Lives of Children”
Nancy Hastings Sehested – “A Feminist Frontier: One Woman’s Spiritual Journey in a Men’s Maximum Security Prison”
Laurie Watson – “Sex and a Woman’s Soul”
Associate Rector: Whitney Zimmerman
Co-chairs: Stevie McFadden Toepke & Carrie Montague

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February 15-16, 2008
Where in the world are we, sister?
Keynote Speaker: Azar Nafisi
Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Susan Newman
Workshop Leaders:
Claudia Emerson – “Divorce and Reconstructing the Self in Poetry”
Lynne Landsberg – “The Healing Power of Religious Community”
Esther Mombo – “Silenced by Patriarchy, Given Voice by the Gospel”
Susan Newman – “Your Inner Eve: Discovering God’s Woman Within”
Jane Sigloh – “Like Trees Walking”
Leslie Williams – “When Women Build the Kingdom”
Associate Rectors: Dana Corsello & Whitney Zimmerman
Co-chairs: Stevie McFadden Toepke & Carrie Montague

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February 17-18, 2006
Redefining Normal: Loss, Laughter and Radical Hope
Keynote Speaker: Anne Lamott – “Finding the Love of Jesus in One’s Brokenness”
Preacher: The Rev. Dana Corsello
Workshop Leaders:
Diana Butler Bass – “Redefining Mainline Protestant Churches”
Lenore Bohm – “Finding ‘Soul-utions’ to Your Problems”
Jeanette Drake – “Dreams: Radical Hope for More Intimacy with God”
Margie Nea – “Photography: Connecting with Women Around the World”
Renita J. Weems – “Exploring the Spiritual Benefits of Friendships between Women”
Associate Rectors: Dana Corsello & Torrence Harman
Co-chairs: Ruth Ellett & Catherine Southall

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February 6-7, 2004
Finding Grace in Chaos: The Spirituality in Ordinary Life
Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Norris – “Spirituality in the Real World” and “Finding Our Stories in the Psalms”
Preacher: The Rev. Dana Corsello
Workshop Leaders:
Auguste Bannard – “Wrestling with Our God: Who Is in Control?”
Betty Booker – “Plugging in for a Power Surge”
Debbie Bowie – “Using Feng Shui to Clear Your Clutter”
Margaret Bradley – “How to Figure Out What You Really Want to Do When You Grow Up”
Katie Geneva Cannon – “The Healing Power of Forgiveness & Reconciliation”
Mary Hester – “Times of Challenge, Times of Change”
Associate Rector: Dana Corsello
Co-chairs: Ruth Ellett & Catherine Southall

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