Join us for Authenticity in the Art of Hospitality, our first Lavender Lunch of 2019-2020! Rev. Monica Joy Cross will speak on living an authentic life as a means to practice the Art of Hospitality. It is about experiencing life and its many hills and valleys as a journey grounded in love, justice, and grace, encountering the dynamics of the community of the beloved and the great hospitality of God.
Rev. Cross serves as Pastor at First Christian Church of Oakland and Associate Minister at Tapestry Ministries, Disciples of Christ/Christian Church in Berkeley. She also serves as the Minister of Women’s Ministries in the Christian Church/ Disciples of Christ in Northern California-Nevada. Monica is the author of Authenticity and Imagination in the Face of Oppression (Wipf & Stock 2016).