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Parenting With Passion and Grace

March 17 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

R50
Combined women’s event at Christ Church Khayalitsha with Christ Church Khayalitsha and Christ Church Tygerberg

Saturday morning 17 March @ 11:30 – 3pm

This is a key event for all our women with a world class speaker.
Leslie Leyland Fields. 
Details this Sunday.

We will be organizing transport from Holy Trinity to Christ Church for those who need it.

Booking essential as place limited!

The speaker (who Bronwyn Lea connected us to)

Leslie Leyland Fields is an American author and editor from Kodiak IslandAlaska.[1][2]

Her books have been translated into Chinese, French, Polish, Korean and German and reviewed in the (London) Times Literary Supplement, The Chicago Tribune, the Utne Reader, Sports Illustrated for Women, The Portland Oregonian, The Seattle Times, Women and Health, Oregon Review, and many others.

Her essays have appeared in numerous publications, including The Atlantic Monthly, Orion, Image: Art, Faith, Mystery, Books and Culture, Best Essays Northwest, Christianity Today, It’s a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters, On Nature: Great Writers on the Great Outdoors, A Mile in Her Boots: Women Who Work in the Wild, America and the Sea: A Maritime History, and many others earning her Pushcart nominations, the Virginia Faulkner Award, and a Genesis Award. She was a founding faculty member of Seattle Pacific University’s MFA program where she taught creative nonfiction for six years. Previously she taught Literature and creative writing at the University of Alaska. She is on the Editorial Board of Christianity Today; a national speaker addressing topics of faith and culture at conferences, retreats, and churches; and a popular radio guest with more than 200 interviews on stations around the country.

Her poetry has appeared in The Seattle Review, the Bellingham Review, the Northern Review, Patches of Godlight: Father Tim’s Favorite Quotes, and many more.

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
R50
Event Category:
Event Tags:

Organizer

Bridget Parr
Email:
bridgetmparr@gmail.com

Venue

Christ Church Khayelitsha
Mandela Park, Khayelitsha + Google Map