Speaker: Lorie Winder Stromberg

Meet the Women at the MTA

The quickly advancing rate of science and technology developments in our modern world has particularly interesting implications for women, gender, and gender roles. What does it mean to be a woman if babies can be born in artificial wombs or your gender expression can be enhanced or changed through hormones and other technology? How have …

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Evolving Faith: Building More Stately Spiritual Mansions

Jesus taught in parables so people at different levels of spiritual openness and preparedness could expand their vision—from where Christ found them to where he called them to move. We do not go lock-step into heaven; rather, each of us goes according to the light and love we choose to live by. This session emphasizes …

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Radiant Mormonism

Richard Bushman coined the term “Radiant Mormonism,” which suggests that certain Latter-day Saints radiate their influence “like rays of light and beams of energy from the sun.” He adds, “They are not official, but a part of each of them originates in the church and in core Mormonism. They are part of a great Mormon …

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Finding Faith and Virtue in Resistance

From its inception, members of Ordain Women have engaged in faithful agitation for gender equality. In response, some LDS Church leaders have characterized them as neither faithful nor virtuous. A few church leaders have even imposed ecclesiastical discipline on Ordain Women supporters and board members. Despite this, Ordain Women believes that true faithfulness and virtue …

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Making Mormonism Mine Claiming Space Within The Faith

With decades of experience in claiming space inside the institutional Church, the LDS community, and/or the Mormon intellectual community, this all-star panel will talk about how they have carved out a space in and around Mormonism. Robert Kirby, Carol Lynn Pearson, Fernando R. Gomez, Cathy Stokes, Lorie Winder Stromberg

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Ready For Revelation

Ordain Women’s theme for this year is Ready for Revelation. Mormonism is founded on a deep appreciation for continuing revelation, but what does “continuing revelation” mean and how does it happen? By using examples from Mormon history, panelists will discuss the process of revelation and how small changes preceded big revelations. The panel will examine …

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Ordain Women Where We Go From Here

Join Ordain Women executive board members as we discuss what it takes to recognize and exhibit personal faith and sacrifice in the face of everyday obstacles and institutionalized sexism. We will be exploring topics such as ecclesiastical sexual abuse, hostility towards feminist thought in ward culture, and how defining one’s individual feminism can be your …

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Ordain Women Where We Go From Here

Join Ordain Women executive board members as we discuss what it takes to recognize and exhibit personal faith and sacrifice in the face of everyday obstacles and institutionalized sexism. We will be exploring topics such as ecclesiastical sexual abuse, hostility towards feminist thought in ward culture, and how defining one’s individual feminism can be your …

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SW09018:

NPR’s syndicated show, “This I Believe” features short essays by people from all walks of life who share the core values that ground them. in this session, Sunstone friends use this basic format to speak about ideas within Mormonism or the wider spiritual world that animate their faith journey and help them feel at home …

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