The Many Paths Spiritual Care Team is a team of LGBTQ religious and spiritual leaders who bring loving support and presence to the Creating Change community. For support or just someone to talk to, contact a team member any time during the conference by texting 574-318-0724. More about the team.

The Many Paths Gathering Space (Latitude room) is open from 7am until midnight Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. People of all (or no) faiths, traditions, and spiritual paths are welcome to come share in various practices, sit and breathe in silence, and connect across lines of faith.

All offerings are scheduled in the Latitude room on the third floor unless otherwise specified.

Thursday January 25

  • 7:00am : room is open
  • 8-8:30 : meditation (led by Teo Drake)
  • 8:30-9 : Spiritual Care Team opening ritual (Spiritual Care Team only)
  • 9-9:15 : Anointing for activists
  • 12:45-1 : Muslim prayer (Dohr)
  • 1:30-2:45 : Ritual shaker making (with Pastor Lynn Young)
  • 3:15-3:30 : Muslim prayer (‘Asr)
  • 3:30-5:30 : Therapy dog drop-in (with Rev. April Alford-Harkey and Sandy)
  • 5:40-5:55 : Muslim prayer (Maghreb)
  • 7:30-7:50pm : opening night Christian prayer (led by Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey)
  • 7:50-8 : Anointing for activists
  • midnight : room is closed

The room is open to all for spiritual practice, reflection, art making, and breathing space any time nothing is scheduled. All offerings are open to all.

Friday January 26

  • 7:00am : room is open
  • 8-8:30 : meditation (led by Teo Drake)
  • 9-10:30 : Native American traditional Talking Circle (all welcome) (with Pastor Lynn Young)
  • 10:30-10:45 : anointing for activists
  • 11:00-12 : guided Lovingkindness meditation (led by Teo Drake)
  • *12:30-1:30 : Muslim Friday Prayer Salat-ul-Jumah *check master printed grid for location
  • 1-1:30 : queer Communion (led by Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey)
  • 1:30-2:45 : Ritual shaker making (with Pastor Lynn Young)
  • 3:15-3:30 : Muslim prayer (‘Asr)
  • 3:30-5:30 : Therapy dog drop-in (with Rev. April Alford-Harkey and Sandy)
  • 5:40-5:55 : Muslim prayer (Maghreb)
  • 6:30-7:30 : Pagan and Nature Spirituality Circle (led by Rev. Eric Eldritch)
  • *7:30-9 : Shabbat Celebration *check master printed grid for location
  • 8:30-10 : art-making and therapy dog drop-in time (with Lynn Young, Alex Kapitan, Rev. April Alford-Harkey, and Sandy)
  • midnight : room is closed

The room is open to all for spiritual practice, reflection, art making, and breathing space any time nothing is scheduled. All offerings are open to all.

Saturday January 27

  • 7:00am : room is open
  • 8-8:30 : meditation (led by Teo Drake)
  • 10:30-10:45 : anointing for activists
  • 10:45-12:15 : Queer/Trans & Spiritual: Finding an Authentic Spiritual Path (with Teo Drake, Alex Kapitan, and Lynn Young)
  • 12:45-1 : Muslim prayer (Dohr)
  • 1:30-2:45 : Ritual shaker making (with Pastor Lynn Young)
  • 3:15-3:30 : Muslim prayer (‘Asr)
  • 3:30-5:30 : therapy dog drop-in time (with Rev. April Alford-Harkey and Sandy)
  • 5:40-5:55 : Muslim prayer (Maghreb)
  • 6:00-7:00 : Many Paths: LGBTQ People of Faith Open House
    Hosted by the Spiritual Care Team, this caucus is for anyone and everyone who is drawn to LGBTQ faith space. Looking to gather or chat with LGBTQ people of faith? Curious about a religious tradition? Passionate about how spirituality and justice connect? Come share multiracial, multigenerational, multi-gender space with people of many paths and no path.
  • *8-9 : Radical Faerie Heart Circle *check master printed grid for location
  • midnight : room is closed

The room is open to all for spiritual practice, reflection, art making, and breathing space any time nothing is scheduled. All offerings are open to all.

Sunday January 28

  • *9:30-11am : Interfaith Service: A Call for Truth, Justice and Wholeness in Today’s Chaotic World! *check master printed grid for location
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