About

Queer. Femme. Working Class. Preacher.
Sex Positive. Harm Reductionist. Survivor Advocate. 

I went to seminary to learn how to hold spiritual space for the communities I come from. Folks deemed “too much” for the church. Too difficult, too poor, too addicted, too queer, too mouthy, too sexual, too political. These are the people who raised me. These are the people who taught me what is sacred.

Now that I’ve graduated seminary, I’m preaching, leading workshops, creating rituals, and pursuing ordination in the United Church of Christ (UCC). #WTF

Interested in having me speak, preach, or facilitate a workshop?
Email me at femminary@gmail.com or fill out the form below.

 

Blyth Barnow is a queer femme raised working class in Ohio. She now lives in Oakland, CA and is a writer, preacher, and community organizer. In 2015 she launched Femminary, an online ministry with a working class, femme, perspective. She is a harm reductionist, survivor advocate, and practical theologian. Her work focuses on reclaiming dignity by finding Divinity in the profane. She recently graduated from Pacific School Of Religion where she received a Master of Divinity (MDiv) and the Paul Wesley Ying Preaching Award.

 

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