Words for Journey, Words for Justice

Pat Hoffman Author, Chaplain, Presenter



"How I Was Summoned to Chaplaincy and Shaped by Those I Met," All Saints Episcopal Church, Pasadena, CA 12/1/ 2019. Video available on this website.

"Life As Pilgrimage," Pilgrim Place, Claremont, CA 10/16/2019

"Never Too Old for a Pilgrimage," Convocation presentation, Monte Vista Grove, Pasadena, CA, 2/7/19.

"Seeing the Face of God," Monte Vista Grove, Pasadena, CA, 12/12/19.

Book Launch, Ventura County History Museum, 11/30/19. 

Christmas Eve Homily on Luke's birth story, Monte Vista Grove, Pasadena, CA 12/13.

 "My Call to AIDS Ministry," Convocation, Monte Vista Grove, Pasadena, 12/12.

 "Learning about Hospice," Stephen Ministers, La Canada Presbyterian, 1/18/11.

 Led Spiritual Questing Group, All Saints Episcopal, Pasadena, CA, 3/2008.

 Facilitated Grief Group, All Saints Episcopal, Pasadena, CA, 1/2008.

 Retreat leader, "Resting In God," La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA, 10/99.

 Retreat leader, "Re-membering Ourselves," United Methodist Clergywomen's Retreat, 11/99.

"Being Good to Whom?" sermon at California Lutheran University Chapel, 10/98.

"Offering Christ's Refreshment," sermon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Ventura, CA, 10/98.

 Keynote Address, Episcopal Deanery AIDS Ministry Conference, Ventura,  4/26/97.

"Spiritual Accompaniment," sermon, Chevy Chase Presbyterian,Washington,D.C.,10/96.

"AIDS and the Sleeping Church," talk, Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, 4/96.

 Keynote speaker, AIDS National Interfaith Network annual reception, 10/95.

 Sermon, Unitarian Universalist Church, Santa Barbara, 7/17/94.

 Homosexuality Series Co-leader, College United Methodist Church, Ventura, 10/93.

"Walking Each Other Home: Ministering in Situations of Profound Loss," Stephen Ministry presentation, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Camarillo, CA. 3/93.

"Christianity, the Church, and Revolutionary Struggle in Central America," week-long seminar at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, Co-Convenor, 7/83.

 Numerous talks, sermons and workshops on the farmworker movement,1965 through 1989.



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