Episode 130 - Elle Dowd (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)


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Episode 130 - Elle Dowd. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Elle Dowd. Elle Dowd (she/her/hers) is a bi-furious seminarian at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and a candidate for ordained ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Elle has pieces of her heart in Sierra Leone, where her two children were born, and in St. Louis where she learned from the radical, queer, Black leadership during the Ferguson Uprising. She was formerly a founding co-conspirator with the movement to #decolonizeLutheranism and currently works as a community organizer with SOUL and the Faith and Justice Collective, writes regularly for the Disrupt Worship Project, and facilitates workshops on gender and sexuality and the Church in both secular conferences and Christian spaces. Elle has interests in queer and feminist Biblical interpretation and liberation and body theology. Elle loves spending time with the people she loves and on weekends, Elle tours the city of Chicago in search of the best brunch. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElleDowdMinistry/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/HowNowBrownDowd Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hownowbrowndowd Medium: https://medium.com/@elledowd Elle also does paid consultation work for churches, non profits, and businesses on issues of gender/sexuality, purity culture, and LGTBQIA+ issues. She also does consultation work and workshops on progressive parenting as well as on community organizing. Inquiries should be sent to danielle.dowd@gmail.com. Elle gives a reduced rate for churches/non profits. Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. Please visit our website for more information: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! To donate, click here: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com/donate/ Please visit this page for information where you can listen to our podcast: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com/listen/ Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language.

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