The Rev. Tiffany Chaney is an ordained minister in the ELCA. She lives in Montgomery, Ala., where she serves as Pastor Developer for Gathered by Grace, a mission community of the ELCA, and as Chief Diversity Officer for Baptist Health, a three-hospital health system.
Committed to serving the community, Tiffany is a board member for the Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama and Inspiritus. Tiffany is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Beta Nu Omega Chapter.
Pastor Tiffany is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she received the Bachelor of Science in finance, the Master of Business Administration, and the Master of Science in Health Administration degrees, and she is a graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (now United Seminary) where she received the Master of Divinity degree.
Dr. Jacqueline Bussie is an award-winning author, professor, theologian, and student of life in all its messy beauty, as well as a much sought after speaker and workshop facilitator. She’s the author of three books, including Love Without Limits: Jesus’ Radical Vision for a Love with No Exceptions which Publisher’s Weekly described as “a must-read for all Christians interested in inclusivity for their communities.” Love Without Limits was released in 2nd edition paperback and also on Audiobook with Jacqueline narrating on August 2, 2022. An active servant-leader in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Dr. Bussie spent the last twenty years teaching religion to undergraduates at ELCA colleges and serving as the founding Director of the Forum on Faith and Life at Concordia College. Today Dr. Bussie is the Executive Director of the Collegeville Institute in Collegeville, Minnesota.
She will lead the book discussion: Love Without Limits: Jesus’ Radical Vision for a Love with No Exceptions
Dr. Kelly Sherman-Conroy
Dr. Kelly Sherman-Conroy, Mato Wašté Winyan [Good Bear Woman] is a member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. She is passionate about social justice, racial reparations, healing, and storytelling, and is the first Native Woman Theologian with a Ph.D. in the ELCA. Her work focuses on systemic theology, with a unique approach to Lakota Spirituality and how it can inform Christianity and instill healing. Her contributions to racial reparations and advocacy for marginalized communities have changed the minds and hearts of many. She’s not only a trailblazer in her field, but her perspectives and insights have gained her recognition and admiration nationally and internationally. She is an adjunct professor at various institutions, director for MYLE (the ELCA’s Multicultural Youth Leadership Event), on the Board of Directors for the ELCA Youth Ministry Network, as Director of Public Ministry at Nativity Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, and Convenor of the Twin Cities Interfaith Movement Chaplains.
Her commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in all aspects of her life as she actively works towards creating a more inclusive world. She passionately believes in the power of education and has dedicated her life to sharing her knowledge with others. In speaking nationwide on topics related to race, culture and religious diversity, she is always seeking to build bridges between different cultures and faiths.
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