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Jan Lawrence – Reconciling Ministries Network Executive Director

St. Paul’s invites you to our 20th Reconciling Celebration!

This year we are excited to host Jan Lawrence, Executive Director of Reconciling Ministries Network.

Jan will lead a workshop on Saturday, February 3, 10:00 am – 2:00pm. Lunch will be provided. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to meet Jan and hear some of the goals and ideas of RMN as we look forward to the Special Session of General Conference in 2019 and General Conference in 2020.

Jan will also be speaking Sunday morning, February 4, during the 10:30 am service at St. Paul’s where all are welcome.

Please RSVP on the Facebook event here for Saturday’s workshop so that we have a count for lunch. We look forward to seeing you there.

Jan is a lay member of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference. Her passions are social justice, inclusion of all in God’s church, and unity of the church. She recognizes the tension that the fight for inclusion of LGBTQ people has created between those passions. She has been a leader on the LGBTQ Advocacy team at Foundry UMC in Washington D.C. since the 2012 General Conference.

Jan grew up in Rome, Georgia and graduated from Wesleyan College in Macon, GA. She did graduate work at the University of Missouri and is currently studying at Wesley Seminary in Washington D.C. Professionally her background is in Engineering Management and Program Management.

Jan has been active in her church, community, and at Wesleyan College for many years. She realized a few years ago that she enjoyed them more than she was her career. Deciding that at some point she wanted to transition to a career in a non-profit or church operations field, she began taking classes at Wesley Seminary to prepare for such a move. When the opportunity to join the RMN team came, she did not hesitate, believing that she could combine her passions in one place.

She lives in Washington D.C. with her spouse, Lindi Lewis, and their 7 year-old Welsh Terrier, Higgins.

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