Program Description

Have you heard the terms LGBTQIA, Gender Identity/Expression, Gender Expansive, Queer, Genderbread Person and wondered what they mean? Womanjourney Weavings, a project of New Ways Ministry, is setting apart time and safe space for Lesbian & Queer Sisters, Congregational Leaders, and Vocation & Formation Directors to learn, pray, and share experiences about sexual diversity. The time will include prayer, presentation, Q & A, large & small group sharing, and breaks.

Speaker: Susan C. Turell, PhD

In clinical practice since 1987, Susan C. Turell, PhD, has spent many years advocating for equity, diversity, and transgender persons as a licensed psychologist researcher, academic, author, and administrator. Her areas of expertise include LGBTQ+ health concerns and intimate partner violence. She has been a practitioner at the Gender Wellness Center in Oneonta, NY, since 2014. She is an associate of the Sisters of IHM in Scranton, Pennsylvania.