I’ve Got the Power! Naming and reclaiming power as a force for good

I’ve got the power! Naming and reclaiming power as a force for good was the second Women Doing Theology conference organized by the Women in Leadership Project. Over 150 participants gathered at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia to explore together what it means to recognize the power we possess and how scary it can feel to exercise that power. We journeyed beyond simply recognizing power and took steps towards embracing it — acknowledging that the Spirit of God can and will work in and through us as we do.


Program Book (PDF)    English | Español

Workshops and Paper Presentations (PDF)


Speakers


Naming the power we possess

 

Jennifer Photo with brick
Jennifer Davis Sensenig
Lead Pastor, Community Mennonite Church
Harrisonburg, Virginia
2016 7 28 Iris de Leon Hartshorn
Iris de Leon-Hartshorn
Director of Transformative Peacemaking, Mennonite Church USA
Portland, Oregon
2016 7 28 Wilma Baily
Wilma Ann Bailey
Professor of Hebrew and Aramaic Scripture, Christian Theological Seminary
Indianapolis, Indiana

 


Owning the power within us

 

2016 7 21 Sue Park Hur
Sue Park-Hur
Co-pastor, Mountain View Mennonite Church
Upland, California
2016 8 1 Rachel H
Rachel Halder
Master of Arts in Religion Candidate Claremont School of Theology
Claremont, California
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Sarah Matsui
Author of Learning From Counternarratives in Teach For America
San Francisco, California

Empowered to empower

 

2016 7 21 Chantelle Todman Moore
Chantelle Todman Moore
Co-founder of Unlock Ngenuity
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2015-6-10-erica-littlewolf
Erica Littlewolf
Mennonite Central Committee Central States with the Indigenous Visioning Circle
Newton, Kansas
2016 7 22 Barbra Graber
Barbra Graber Editor, OurStoriesUntold.com and founding member of the Anabaptist-Mennonite chapter of Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
Harrisonburg, Virginia

 


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