Indiana AU is pleased to present Carolyn Meagher and Sue Ellen Braunlin, M.D., who will speak on the topic "In Search of a New Christian Sexual Ethic: Reproductive Rights, Health, Liberty and Justice in a Red State."
The event takes place on Sunday, April 21, at 6:30 PM, at the Broadway United Methodist Church, 609 East 29th Street, in Indianapolis.
After completing her degree in social studies, Carolyn Meagher worked six years in human resources and currently is the Administrative Assistant at First Congregational United Church of Christ (FCC).
After medical school and residency at IU Medical School, Sue Ellen Braunlin worked as an anesthesiologist at St. Vincent Hospital for 25 years. She also served many years on the board of the International School of Indiana and currently serves on the board of Indiana Coalition for Reproductive Choice.
Carolyn and Sue Ellen are co-presidents of the Indiana Religious Coalition for Reproductive Justice and HAPA, Health Access Privacy Alliance. Carolyn and Sue Ellen are certified "Our Whole Lives: Sexuality and Our Faith" (OWL) trainers and they launched an OWL program for pre-K through grade 12 in 2000. They hosted four teacher trainings, resulting in the certification of more than 50 leaders for OWL programs in Indiana and around the country, and are involved with evaluating the effectiveness of OWL programs.
They have given presentations and consultations for at church conferences, synagogues, nursery schools, and, as collaborators of a three person team, lead two weekly classes for youth at the Concord Community Center on the near south side of Indianapolis. For the Spirit and Place festival in 2011, the partners collaborated on a theatrical presentation of personal stories surrounding reproductive challenges.
You won't want to miss their presentation!