An Intergenerational Conversation with Janie Spahr and Annanda Barclay
Wednesday October 6, 2021 at 1pm CT
Register at https://bit.ly/lgbtqranQOR
Join us to honor the decades of courageous leadership of the Rev. Dr. Janie Spahr in an intergenerational conversation with the Rev. Annanda Barclay. This dialogue will remember the journey, struggles and progress we've made in queer religious history, as well as look at the road ahead.
The Rev. Dr. Jane Adams Spahr, "Janie" as she prefers to be called, describes herself as a lesbian, feminist, Presbyterian minister committed to justice issues for the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community, pursuing connections for wholeness with other oppressed communities claiming their freedom. Her struggles to serve as an ordained pastor in the early 1990s led to the founding of That All May Freely Serve.
Read a full biography of Janie Spahr on her profile page.
The Rev. Annanda Barclay (she/her) is a queer ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA). She is an Edwards Fellow with Auburn Seminary and a chaplain fellow specializing in moral distress and injury working with STEM students at Stanford University through the generosity of the Office of Religious Life and Stanford Health Care Spiritual Care. Annanda is also a pastor of Mission Bay Community Church, a small congregation in the Excelsior Community of San Francisco.
This event is part of our Queering Our Roots campaign this fall, celebrating LGBTQ-RAN's 20th anniversary. This campaign will honor five elders of LGBTQ+ religious movements in the U.S. as well as highlight the rich history that LGBTQ-RAN has gathered over these years.
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