Musicians, Speakers, Performers:
Mikka McCracken, a South Korean adoptee and life-long Lutheran, lives in Chicago and serves as a program director for ELCA World Hunger. She spoke at the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit in 2015.
Rozella White, “Through coaching, co-creating and consulting, I am here to help you write your vision, make it plain and make it happen!
Rachel Kurtz is a singer/songwriter whose distinctive voice infuses her organic instrumentation to wash over and through the listener.
Justin Roberts -GRAMMY Nominated, Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. Justin and The Not Ready for Naptime Players dish out unexpectedly intelligent and whimsically rocking music for kids and their parents.
Sue Black - Dynamic Storyteller and Teaching Artist, Certified Bullying Prevention Trainer
Paula Sturgeon has been speaking under the title "Gimpy by Grace" for small and large audiences sharing God's love as a woman who has come to terms with her own illnesses which led to her having only one leg. She has a perfect mix of theology and humor for all ages.
Nadia Bolz-Weber is the founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colorado. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People(Convergent, 2015).
Empowering worship communities to creatively explore faith. Learn more at www.sanctifiedart.com
Grace Unbound - Run by speaker Kara Haug, she acknowledges that God created us as spiritual and sexual beings and as a church we need to minister to and support the needs of the whole person. She speaks from elementary age to seniors and advocates for the LGBTQ Community.
Lutheran Arts - Connecting artists, audiences and the arts.
AGAPE* (David Scherer) combines rapping, dancing, and storytelling to communicate the love of God in Christ to all listeners (even those skeptical of hip hop).
Puppet Ministry - Contact Debbie Streicher to learn more about how things brings people of all ages into theological discernment with lots of laughs. firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker and author Marilyn Sharpe of MarilynSharpeMinistries.com,
can help if you are looking for an inspiring speaker to kick off your year of adult Christian education, to do a series of adult forums, to introduce a new parenting program, to train your small group leaders or teachers, to express your appreciation for the volunteer ministry service of your teachers, pastoral caregivers, mentors, guides, boards, or ministry teams.