Emmy Kegler (she/her) is the pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Northeast Minneapolis and the founder and editor of Queer Grace, an encyclopedia of online resources around LGBTQIA+ life and faith. She lives in Minneapolis and is married to a gorgeous veterinarian named Michelle. She keeps the wheels on around this place.
Emily Szeliga (she/her) comes from an eclectic faith background that includes a year living in a convent in intentional faith-based community. She currently lives just outside North Minneapolis with her partner and kitten. She brings her relentless enthusiasm to worship leading, culture event planning, and making everyone laugh till their sides hurt.
Britt Mullin (they/them) lives in Minneapolis with their spouse and small zoo of critters (which currently is made up of three cats and a snake). They’re an artist in the local con scene and a huge nerd. They bring creative vision and fun to the team!
Erica Bryerwell (she/they) is the pastoral intern at Grace Lutheran Church as a part of Luther Seminary’s MDivX program. She lives in St. Louis Park with her spouse, Teddy, and the joyful chaos of their cat (Pasht) and puppy (Reilly). As a part of her pastoral internship, Erica is launching BeLoved Teen Group (BLTG), an affirming space for LGBTQIA+ youth to talk about God.
Joshua Reno (PhD Classics, UMN 2021) is a lecturer in the Classical & Near Eastern Religions and Cultures department at the UMN. His dissertation examined the way Paul deploys sexual slander in his attempt to shape and control the communities to which he wrote. His current research examines ancient sex work. He lives in Northeast Minneapolis where he spends his days thinking about cats, watching cat videos, and/or pining over his friends’ cats.