Marilyn Sewell developed a relaxed and engaging style as a public speaker during her 17 years as the senior minister at First Unitarian Church of Portland in Oregon. Since retiring from the ministry in 2009, Marilyn has traveled widely to speak at conferences for a variety of audiences on an exciting range of topics.
In addition to addressing subjects of faith, spirituality, and living with integrity, Marilyn is well qualified as a keynote speaker on leadership, ministry, social justice issues and activism, life transitions, women’s issues, and many other topics. She enjoys participating in panels and interviews and leading focused workshops on these same subjects. She has also developed a popular workshop on writing memoir.
Recently, Marilyn has been touring with the award-winning film, Raw Faith. She is available to speak to larger groups in conjunction with screenings of this inspirational documentary.
Central Midwest District Unitarian Universalist District Meeting Keynote Address
Marilyn gave the keynote address, “Leadership and Spirituality,” at the Central Midwest District Unitarian Universalist District Meeting in Chicago, April 28, 2012.
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Ser Cho Osel Ling Retreat Center
Marilyn Sewell spoke at the Ser Cho Osel Ling Retreat Center near Goldendale, Washington on May 14, 2011.
Extending the Conversation 1: Where Are We Now?
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations 2011 General Assembly, Composing Our Unitarian Universalist Future: Where Are We Now, What’s Possible, What’s Next?
April 8, 2011 – Boston, Massachusetts
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