All You Need Is Love :: Women in Leadership Conference :: Women Doing Theology

Mennonite Women USA is proud to be one of the sponsors of the first (of hopefully many!) Women Doing Theology conferences organized by the Women in Leadership Project of Mennonite Church USA.

The conference, taking place February 20-22, 2014, is titled: All You Need Is Love. The organizers have this to say about the impetus of this year’s focus:

All You Need Is Love

“At this conference, we want to be reflecting on God from the multitude of contexts from which participants are coming,” says Hilary Scarsella, one of the event planners “Our hope is that there will be space to do this reflection academically, relationally, prayerfully, actively and also contemplatively, so that participants engage this gathering with their whole selves.”

The theme was chosen to both playfully acknowledge the way love is brought to the forefront by Valentine’s Day in February, and also wrestle with the complexity of love as an element of Christian faith. February is also Black History Month, and one of the primary commitments of the conference is to work at undoing racism and advancing intercultural transformation. Read the full press release.

Registration Information

Total cost for the entire conference is only $350 (by check) which includes:

  • 2 nights hotel stay
  • All meals
  • Snacks
  • Conference programming
  • Fitness equipment
  • Internet access
  • Parking

Get all the registration details and know that early bird registration ends January 15! Register today!

Conference Schedule

Stay up-to-date on the latest in the conference planning with this schedule in PDF.


Need or want to bring a child along? Let the conference organizers know so they can determine numbers to discern if childcare will be provided. To indicate your desire for childcare to be provided, email Hilary Scarsella.


They are available. Do indicate your need when filling out your registration form.

Partial Attendance

Are you unable to attend the entirety of this event? Please don’t let that hold you back! There are various registration levels.

Women in Leadership Project

Inspired? Find out more about all the ways the Women in Leadership Project is taking profound and important actions in the name of women in the Mennonite church.

3 thoughts on “All You Need Is Love :: Women in Leadership Conference :: Women Doing Theology

  1. Dr Patricia Allison on said:

    I sent in a proposal to provide a workshop about working with women who are seeking God’s voice through love and acceptance. I attend Trinity Mennonite Church in Glendale, AZ. I have not yet heard back regarding the proposal. Could someone please let me know if this is a possibility or not. I would need to make travel plans as early as possible. Thank you, Dr. Patricia Allison

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