2011 National Gathering Speakers

Opening Worship Preaching

Monique C. Nunes, Administrator, Baltimore Lutheran School, Towson, MD
& Rev. John Arthur Nunes, President & CEO, Lutheran World Relief

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Policy Plenaries: “Women and Girls Aren’t the Problem: They’re the Solution! – Domestic & International Perspectives”

Daisy L. Machado, Academic Dean and Professor, Church History Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

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Regina L. Oldak, Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center

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Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder & President, Women Thrive Worldwide

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Sunday Sermon: “God’s Holy Nags”

Rev. Peg Chemberlin, President, National Council of Churches in Christ USA and Executive Director, Minnesota Council of Churches

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Taking It Home: “Becoming a Church of Mission”

Jack Jezreel, Founder and Executive Director, JustFaith Ministries

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Contributing Sponsors & Partner Organizations