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#MeToo, Believing in Women’s Equality

November 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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. 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


November 9, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Scott 101, San Francisco Theological Seminary
105 Seminary Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960 United States
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