Recent Events

Speaking Engagements, Workshops, Seminars:

Interfaith Memorial Service: Pulse Remembrance and Call to Community;
an Interfaith Memorial in Collaboration with North Star LGBTQ Center, Interfaith Voice, and Community Partners
When: June 11, 2017
Where: Green Street United Methodist Church

Gender Identity and Expression Summit: Glide Pride
Glide Memorial Methodist Church;
Workshop: “Trans-forming Spirituality”
Preaching: Sunday Services (with Minister Carmarion Anderson)
When: May 5-7, 2017
Where: Glide Memorial Methodist Church,
San Francisco, CA

Spiritual Direction and Discernment Retreat:
Retreat Facilitation with ReNewal Fellowship
When: April 28-30, 2017
Where: in tents, cabins, wooded nests in the mountains of NC

“Adam, Eve, and the Other Ethiopian Eunuch”: Community Dialogue with Peterson Toscano (and Rev. Liam Hooper)
When: April 1, 2017
Where: Parkway United Church of Christ

Wake Forest University School of Medicine: Safe Zone Training
When: February 13, 2017
Where: WFU School of Medicine

“Trans-Que(e)rying Justice”
When: February 9, 2017 (2 Sessions)
Where: Mt. Tabor High School GSA
Winston-Salem State University, Dept. of Sociology

WFU School of Divinity: Pathways in Ministry:
Paths in LGBTQ Ministry
When: February 1, 2017
Where: Wake Forest Unv. School of Divinity

“Trans-Que(e)rying Ethics: Trans-Beingness and Ethics”
When: December 13, 2016
Where: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; Considering Ethics Community Conversations

“Trans-Beingness and Be-Loningness”
When: November 1, 2016
Where: Green St. United Methodist Church; “Going Deeper” Community Conversations

“Trans-Beingness and Faith Journeys”
When: October 6, 2016
Where: Greensboro College; Community Faith Conversations

“Exploring Gender and Trans-Beingness”
“Trans-Beingness and Faith Journeys”
When: September 1, and 29, 2016
Where: Catawba College

“Transgender Awareness Raising and Education”
When: September 16, 2016
Where: Salvation Army of Winston-Salem

Wells Fargo Diversity & Inclusion Summer Education Series (webinar):
“Transgender Awareness Raising and Education”
When: August 25, 2016

“Bringing Home the Exile: Welcoming, Accommodating, Accepting Transgender Persons into Congregational Life and Ministry”
When: August 21, 2016
Where: Congregational United Church of Christ

NC LGBQ+ Suicide Risk and Prevention Conference:
“Successful Peer-led Support Groups” (with Dana Cea)
Panelist: Lived Experience
When: August 15, 2016
Where: Asheville, NC
“Bringing Home the Exile: Welcoming Transgender/Gender Variant Persons into the Life and Ministry of the Church”
When: June 5, 2016
Where: Meeting Our Neighbors: Knollwood Baptist Church Community Conversations
(with Reverend Craig Schaub)

“Trans Thriving: Coping in the Workplace, Coping for Life”
When: July 16, 2016
Where: Asheville, NC; (with Heather Branham)

“Bringing Home the Exile: Transforming and Being Transformed by Welcome:
When: June 21, 2016
Where: Interfaith Winston-Salem: Community Conversations

“Beyond Welcome: Answering the Call…”
When: April 2016 (4-week series)
Where: Parkway United Church of Christ

Gender 101:
When: April, 2016
Where: Out of the Wilderness Conference

“T101: An Invitational Approach to Working with Transgender Clients”
When: April 9, 2016
Where: Novant Health, Winston-Salem
(in collaboration with Andy Moretz, LPC)

“Trans Thriving: Coping through Transitions”
When: March 2016
Where: LGBT in the South Conference
Asheville, NC

When: September, 2015
Where: Stay-cation Retreat, Temple Emanuel of Winston-Salem

“Beyond Welcome: Answering the Call to be One Body”
When: September, 2015
Where: Church of the Master UCC
Hickory, NC

“Considering Community,” Keynote Address;
When: August 14, 2015
Where: Camp Gender Benders 03
Tocoa, GA

“Breaking Free: Making Trans Leadership in the South Visible”
and, “Beginning at the Beginning: Reconnecting with the Holy in Our Lives”
When: June 5, 2015
Where: Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference
14th Annual Conference

         “Trans Intersectionality: Revealing the Layers”
When: April 17, 2015
Where: LGBT in the South 2015
2nd Annual LGBT in the South Conference

“Demystifying and De-mythologizing Sex, Gender & Sexuality” Trans 101
When: November 14, 2014
Where: “Out of the Wilderness”
2nd Annual Interfaith Voice Conference

“Representing Transgender Clients”
When: February 28, 2014
Where: LGBT in the South
Panel Discussion: “Faith and LGBT* Advocacy”
When: March 1, 2014
Where: LGBT in the South

“Trans Issues in Spirituality and Reconciliation”
When:   March 24, 2013
Where:   Gender Benders
Piedmont, SC

“Reconciling Trans Spirituality,” 
and,Querying Trans History: A Call from the Intersections,” workshop;
When: August 14- 16, 2015
Where: Camp Gender Benders
Tocoa, GA

Presenter, Multiple Retreat Workshops:  “Trans* Identity Discussion”
“Contemplative Prayer and Meditation”
“Expanding Your Tool Box: IMT Overview”
What:  Presented workshops in retreat with trans* participants and allies
When:  July 26 – 28, 2013
Where:  Gender Benders
Piedmont, SC

“Integrated Mindfulness Training:  Skills for Spiritual and Emotional Health”
 Four-week, 90 minute, seminars on my IMT model for developing skills
                           for increased coping, emotional health, and deepening spiritual awareness.
When:  May 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2013
Where:  Church of the Holy Spirit Fellowship
Winston-Salem, NC


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