3530 70th St. Urbandale
Rev. Emily E. Ewing (they/them/their) will be the afternoon workshop presenter for the Central Association Fall Gathering. Rev. Emily is the Social Justice Pastor at Trinity Las Americas United Methodist Church in Des Moines and comes from the ELCA tradition. They are also the co-creator of HP@Church podcast – explores common themes between scripture and the Harry Potter books, movies, and fandom. Emily will help attendants understand what is gender and gender identity and why it matters in the Church.
To register please contact the association through email, phone, or mail by September 29th. Please tell them your name(s), pronouns, dietary needs, accessibility needs, and church of membership. Contact information is listed above.
Schedule for the day:
9:30am – Registration
10:00am – Worship led by the Central Association MIDs (Members in Discernment)
10:45am – Association Grant Presentations
12:00pm – Lunch & Fellowship
1:00pm – Workshop: Gender, Gender Identity & the Church – led by Rev. Emily E. Ewing
2:45pm – Break
3:00pm – Ecclesiastical Council for Hannah Hannover
4:45pm – Blessings & Departing