2007 Events

December

Friday, December 7
Fall Arts and Crafts Sale
9:00 a.m.
Winn Center Lobby

November

Tuesday, November 20
Transgender Day of Remembrance
[See news release]
We will be observing the Transgender Day of Remembrance with events throughout the day; all events are free and open to the public.

8:00 a.m. -8:20 a.m.
Morning Prayer
We will begin in the open area between Nelson Hall and White Hall, and proceed to the Women’s Center. Those who can are invited to stay for coffee in the Women’s Center.

12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m.
“Transgender 101: Basic Terms and Concepts”
Winn Center, McAtee Dining Rooms A & B
Beth Harrison-Prado will speak to questions of identification, terminology, and basic information for members of faith communities, counselors, pastors, and friends.

5:00 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.
Light supper in the Women’s Center for volunteers and helpers with the Memorial Service, followed by preparations for the service.
Several people are bringing soup, bread, and other items.

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Candlelight Memorial Service
Caldwell Chapel
The memorial service will remember and honor the lives of transgender people who were killed during the past year in acts of anti-transgender violence.

A reception in Fellowship Hall, lower level of the Chapel, will follow the worship service.

Wednesday, November 14
“Crafts and Cordiality”
Batik Printmaking Working Session
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Women’s Center, White Hall

Tuesday, November 13
“Why Transgender Issues Matter for People of Faith”
Panel Discussion in the Women’s Center
Beth Harrison-Prado of Louisville, Facilitator
12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
Women’s Center, White Hall

October

Thursday, October 11
National Coming Out Day Discussion
“Growing in Sensitivity to Individuals Coming Out”
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Women’s Center, White Hall
Conversation led by Professors Carol Cook and James Hyde on thinking through ways church leaders and therapists can grow in sensitivity to and understanding of individuals who are in the process of coming out or who have already come out. This will be a safe and respectful space for discussion and dialogue.

September

Sunday, September 30
15th Annual Louisville AIDS Walk
LPTS Team Women’s Center, Women at the Well and More Light at LPTS raised over $1,200 to aid programs supporting people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in the Louisville area.
View images from the 2007 AIDS Walk

Monday, September 24
AIDS Walk Poster Blitz
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Women’s Center, White Hall

April

Friday, April 13
The Great LPTS Poetry Slam
All members of the LPTS community are invited to participate by reading one or two of their own poems.

March

Sunday – Monday, March 25-26
The 2nd Annual Katie Geneva Cannon Lecture and Consultation
with Dr. Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Homiletics and Hebrew Bible at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.

Events include a special dinner, worship, and workshop.

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View photos

Thursday, March 8
International Women’s Day
12:30 p.m. Lunch, Women’s Center
5:30 p.m. Rally, Americana Center, South Louisville
Celebrations included a march in South Louisville and events at the Americana Center

Friday, March 2
Reading and Discussion of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God
8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Women’s Center, Nelson Hall
Co-sponsored with the Louisville Free Public Library; part of a program of the National Endowment for the Arts entitled “The Big Read”; hosted by the Women’s Center and the Ernest Miller White Library at LPTS

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