Wednesday, March 06, 2013

April 19: Women & Girls, Made in God's Image, Wichita, Ks


2013 Women’s Summit of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas 
Women and Girls:  Made in the Image of God April 19 – 20, 2013
St. James’ Episcopal Church | 3750 E. Douglas | Wichita, KS
Summit Overview: This is the first-ever diocesan Women’s Summit for the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas.

The Summit is designed for Episcopal women of all ages – from high school age and up!
The theme for the Women’s Summit is “Women and Girls: Made in the Image of God.”
The Summit will run from Friday evening, April 19, through Saturday afternoon around 5 p.m., April 20.
Registration and a light dinner will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. on April 19, with the program beginning at 7 p.m.

Three questions will be addressed during the Summit through presentations followed by facilitated
discussion in small groups. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Deirdre Good, a professor of New Testament at General Theological Seminary, our Episcopal Seminary in New York City.
Jodie Simon,  who teaches in  the Women’s Studies department at Wichita State, will be presenting on the question, “What does contemporary society and the media say to us about who we are as women?” Dr. Melissa Tubbs Loya, a Hebrew Bible scholar, will be presenting on the question, “What does the Bible say to us about who we are as women?”  
The third question addressed during the Summit is “What do we say to each other about who we are as women?”

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