This year, at the Presbyterian General Assembly, LGBTQ people & allies of the upcoming generation will claim their birthright at members of a just & inclusive church.

06 June 2008

Kate Smanik Moyes - (R)evolutionary

Kate Smanik Moyes, 29 (as of June 14th) is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the PC(USA). She currently serves as the Helen Carnell Eden Chaplain at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA. As a student at the College of Wooster (class of 2001) Kate developed a passion for Social Justice issues as a Women's Studies major. She continued this work at Yale Divinity School through participation in coursework that explored issues of gender equality at the US Air Force Academy, and through her work as Coordinator for the YDS Women's Center in the 2004-2005 academic year. In her work at WIlson College, Chaplain Kate Smanik Moyes, co-advises the Allies Club, and the Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter, as well as working collaboratively with a variety of departments on campus to promote and plan educational opportunities for students around issues of Social Justice. Kate's claim to fame is that she and her mother, Jinny Smanik were ordained together after graduating from YDS in the same class. Of all of the wise council in her life, Kate's mom is the best.

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