ReconcilingWorks: Lutherans for Full Participation cordially invites you:
Saturday, August 11, 2012; 2:00 pm
Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church
1669 Arcade St N St Paul MN 55106-1041
Preaching: The Rev. Bradley Schmeling
Presiding: The Rev. Bonnie Wilcox
Installing: The Rev. Paul Erickson
All are welcome, without exception! Reception to follow.
Anita is known through the region and the U.S. for her integrity, compassion and pastoral identity as she has worked to advocate for the full inclusion of marginalized peoples into the mainstream of our society. Anita has an M.A. degree in Religious Studies and M. Div. Degree from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.
Anita was extraordinarily ordained in 2001. She was a member of the ELM Roster until she was received onto the ELCA Clergy Roster in a special “Rite of Reception” in the Saint Paul Area Synod on September 18, 2010, in a special celebration with ELM roster colleagues Ruth Frost and Phyllis Zillhart. Anita is a member of the Proclaim community. Proclaim, a program of Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries, is a community for Lutheran rostered leaders and seminarians who publicly identify as LGBTQ.