Beyond Pink and Blue

Transgender Lives, Faith & Spirituality


Be on the growing edge of ministry

Creating safe and caring places for transgender people and their families in both church and society is one of the most pressing challenges and opportunities for the Christian faith, community life, and church growth today. In this conference, you’ll learn from transgender persons, educators, and pastors with helpful experiences in providing pastoral care to transgender people and their families. By participating in this conference, you will gain insight, language, and practical skills to enable you to offer pastoral care and affirming transgender ministry. Join the quest to share the Good News.

Dates and locations

March 21, 2020
Claremont Presbyterian Church
1111 N. Mountain Ave
Claremont, CA

Cost: $20.00

RSVP: Jerri Rodewald at

Download the information sheet


August 7–9, 2020
Central Presbyterian Church
201 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, Georgia

Cost: $175

Register here

Learn more about the conference here

We have to educate people and we have to bring others into our struggle. We’re a small population of people and we intersect with other issues that other minorities and other disenfranchised people suffer.
Dee Dee Chamblee

What You Will Encounter


  • Best practices for clinical pastoral care for transgender persons in hospitals
  • Clinical practices for transgender and queer families


  • How an individual’s gender transition becomes a community gender transition, involving family, friends, faith communities, and more
  • Love & Care For A Transgender Child: “Let Us Move From Getting Here to Being Here”


  • The challenges and barriers Trans-people face on a daily basis and how their faith has helped them to overcome many of these challenges
  • The making of a Transgender Ministry in the Deep South



Dee Dee Chamblee

Director of LaGender Inc., Champion of Change


Erin Swenson, ThM, PhD

Marriage and Family Therapist, Atlanta, GA, Status of Conversion Therapy in the US and globally