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Emerging Wisdom 2015 | Thank You


Thank you to everyone who supported the planning of the 2015 Emerging Wisdom educational events with loving hands and hearts! The whole community benefits from volunteers. We work hard to capture everyone who participated, and we apologize if we inadvertently missed someone who helped along the way.

Louisville Local Host Team
Linda Reynolds, Local
     Co-Chair
Rita Senn, Local
     Co-Chair
Joe Grant, Ritual 
     Coordinator
Karen Hensel, Volunteer
     Recruiter
Lisa Maas, MDiv,
     Environment
     Coordinator
Karen Simms-Tolson,
     Publicity

Ritual Team
Betsey Beckman, Ritual 
     Support
Music, Dance, and Storytelling:
     Janardhanan A. Alse
     Celeste Anderson
     Bobby Fisher
     Riffat Hassan
     Kristen Hobby
     The Joe Band:
          Olivia Ford
          Emma Proietti    
          Jacob Ward
     Linda Leeser
     Soyinka Rahim
     Fr. Bob Ray
     Scott Thomas
     Cynthia Winton-Henry

Environment Team
Lee Ball
Stephanie Barnett
Rae Barr
Sr. Barbara Bir, OSU
Susan Brown
Sara Ferebee
Patricia Lambert
Greg Lindauer
Michael Maas
Kathy Niekamp
Mary Elva Smith
Kathleen Rankin
Erika Rivertree
Bob Senn
Sheila Taylor
Steve Thieneman

Newcomer Hospitality
Co-leaders

Mary Ann Hegner
Christine McHenry

Hospitality Volunteers 
Wayne Anderson
Lisa Azzam
Janice Bachman, OP
The Rev. Jeanne  Befano
Karen Behm
Yvonne Block
Fr. Tom Boland
Susan Brown
Rev. Dr. Brenda Buckwell, OSB
Susan Burke
Dave Cagle
Bruce Calvin
Rev. Bill Campbell
Ellyn Crutcher
Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Karen Erlichman, LCSW
Mary Farmer
Dr. Vivian Feintech
Bob Flaherty
Beth Fritsch
JoAnn Gates
Sheila Gault
Michelle Gorman, RSM
Fr. Jim Graf
Sharon Grant
Mike Hamilton
Marybeth Harmon
Kristen Hobby, MASD
David Horvath
Wendie Bernstein Lash
Thurston Long
Kathleen McAlpin, RSM
Michelle McCarty
Chris McHenry
Barbara Meinert
Woody Miller
Sr. Mary Moloney, SP
 

Hospitality continued ...
Delores Montpetit
Melanie Odom-Groh
Deb Oser
Sr. Jung Eun Sophia Park, SNJM
Dawna Petersen
Susan Phillips
John Pollard, MA
Sr. Micaela Randolph, OSB, MA
Denise Ruiz
Rev. Karl Ruttan, PhD
Sr. Charlene Schaaf, CDP
Fr. Mark Scheffler, CSSR
Lil Smith
Mark Steiner
Rae Strobel
Beth Stuart
Liz Tassone
Sally Taylor
Jennifer Trently
Joetta Venneman
Ravi Verma
Kim Vesey
Theresa R. Walker
Suzanne Warner
Susan Webb
Sr. Rita Wigginton, OSU
Emily Williams
Emily Tipton Williams
Lorena Williams
Betty Withers

New Contemplatives Initiative
Lauren Burdette, Facilitator
Terri Pahucki, Mentor

Tibetan Sand Mandala
Anne Walter, organizer
Jinpa Gyatso
Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal
Geshe Sonam
Tenpa Tsering

Leadership Institute Team
Lucy Abbott Tucker, MA
Wendie Bernstein Lash, MS
Care Crawford, MDiv, ThM
Mary Lou Logsdon, MA, Chair
Michele Krakowski

Men’s Institute Team
Bruce Calvin, MDiv, Chair
Richard Bonacci, MA
Thomas Greving, MFA
Joseph Roy, PhD, ThM
Karl Ruttan, PhD

Spirituality and Heath Care Institute Team
Lisa Azzam, PTDPT, MTS
Colleen Sharka, MA, LMHC
Dr. Jane Marie Thibault

Meal Blessings
Sandra Lommasson
Cathy Murtha, DW

Pilgrimage and Contemplative Retreat Leader
Jonathan Montaldo

Exhibitors and Sponsors
Ave Maria Press
Awaken Whole Life Center
Becker Family Foundation
Cards by Anne
CenterQuest
Cokesbury
Crossroad Publishing Company
Drepung Gomang Center for
     Engaging Compassion
Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat
      Center
The Guild for Spiritual Guidance
Interfaith Relations
Listen for Joy
Lourdes Wellness Center
The National Catholic Reporter
     Publishing Co.
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
SkyLight Paths Publishing/Jewish
     Lights Publishing
Sustainable Faith's School of   
     Spiritual Direction
Take Twelve Today
Tau Healing Arts
Unfolding Joy
Virginia Waters Self-Care

 

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