Presented by the Center for Public Theology of the Institute for Community Engagement at Wesley Downtown, Asbury United Methodist Church, Foundry United Methodist Church, and Mt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church
What is Bar Theology?
Bar Theology is not your average theological discussion. Join us at Busboys and Poets where you'll get honest opinions and straight talk about faith, love, work and your daily life experiences. Bar Theology will give you the space to meet other people asking big questions and make new friends to keep the discussion going. We welcome all people, of all regions, to bring their whole self and join us in this ongoing dialogue.
Good beer. Good conversation. Bar Theology.
September 15, 2016 | 6pm – 8pm | Busboys and Poets, 14th Street - Directions to the location
“Faith, Race, and Sexual Identity”
Join area young professionals for a discussion on race, sexual identity, and faith with Asher Kolieboi, Assistant University Chaplain at Johns Hopkins University.
About Our Speaker
Asher Kolieboi, Assistant University Chaplain Johns Hopkins University
Asher Kolieboi hails from Saint Louis, Missouri, by way of Monrovia, Liberia. A longtime LGBTQ and racial justice community organizer, Asher currently serves as the Assistant University Chaplain at Johns Hopkins University.
Asher co-organized the 2010 Soulforce Equality Ride, a two-month bus tour of young adults ages 18-28 who traveled to Christian colleges and universities to discuss the intersections of LGBTQ identities and faith. He then went on to serve as the LGBTQ Coordinator and Assistant Director of the Oberlin College Multicultural Resource Center. In 2011 Asher launched (un)heard: Transmasculine People of Color Speak! An ethnographic audio-visual installation about the experiences of transmasculine people of color.
Asher is currently a candidate for ordained ministry in the United Church of Christ, and completed his Master of Divinity at Vanderbilt University in 2015.