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#MeToo, Believing in Women's Equality: A Panel Discussion at SFTS

Friday, November 9th 2018, 2:30pm
San Francisco Theological Seminary, 105 Seminary Road San Anselmo, CA 94960

Please join us as for a lively panel discussion as we discuss: #MeToo, Believing in Women’s Equality, with issues specific to the church. We will explore: 

  • The church as a place for dealing with past trauma
  • Misconduct by congregants against women pastors
  • The sense of entitlement by some that excuses or enables assault on the selfhood of others
  • There will be a Q&A at the end of the panel

The panel will feature:

  • Rev. Dr. Teresa Chavez-Sauceda, Assistant Professor of Ministry, Director of Advanced Pastoral Studies, SFTS
  • Rev. Dr. Laurie Garrett-Cobbina, Chief Diversity Officer, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Education, Shaw Chair for CPE, Director of Shaw Institute, SFTS
  • Sylvia Thorson-Smith, Member, PCUSA Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (PCUSA ACSWP)
  • Rev. Darcy Metcalfe, PhD Student, University of Iowa, Member PCUSA ACSWP
  • Moderated by Rev. Beverly Brewster, Pastor, Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church

San Francisco Theological Seminary, along with Presbyterian Mission Agency, Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy, will co-sponsor a special panel event. 

This is a free event, but we ask that you RSVP here to ensure your seat.