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Lay Leadership Listening Session with Dr. Cynthia Bailey Manns

  • July 9, 2024
  • Start Time: 7:00 pm ET
  • End Time: 8:15 pm ET
Share your stories, insight, and wisdom with Synod delegate, Dr. Cynthia Bailey Manns.

FutureChurch welcomes Dr. Cynthia Bailey Manns who will host a listening session on Lay Leadership to help her prepare for the October 2024 Assembly of the Synod on Synodality. Dr. Bailey Manns will offer opening remarks regarding the conversations and discernment thus far and then welcome your questions and input, which she will bring with her to Rome.

Dr. Cynthia Bailey Manns is one of four lay people from the United States who were appointed by Pope Francis as the first lay women and men voting delegates to participate at the first general assembly of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality this past October and again in October 2024. Dr. Bailey Manns is the Director of Adult Learning at Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Community in Minneapolis. She holds a Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Direction from the Graduate Theological Foundation in Florida and currently serves as Adjunct Faculty at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.