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Women & Spirituality

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The 36th annual Women & Spirituality Conference is scheduled for September 16th and 17th and consists of workshops, discussions, exhibits, dialogue, discovery and celebration. The conference provides a supportive setting for a dialogue of mutual respect between people from many spiritual and religious traditions. The weekend events include the conference with a keynote and 6 workshop selections from 95 offerings. The keynote address, “How to Turn Your Faith (whatever faith that may be) Into Action”, will be presented by Becca Stevens— author, speaker, priest, social entrepreneur, founder and president of Thistle Farms (, the largest social enterprise in the U.S. run by women survivors.


The conference also includes the following events which are free and open to the public: Exhibit Area and Wellness Retreat Room with 90 merchants, nonprofits and healers, La Mese delle Donne art exhibit and show, Maker’s Space with opportunities to create art with Teaki Garcia.


We are also looking for teen and adult volunteers. For more information, visit For a full list of presenters, exhibitors and information, visit


Registration Cost: $75 in advance, $85 at the door

Senior or Student $40 in advance, $50 at the door

One- day pass $45 in advance, $55 at the door. Scholarships are available. 

Location: Mayo Civic Center (30 Civic Dr. Center SE, Rochester)