Annabeth (AB) Roeschley (they/she) is a long-time activist and advisor for queer intersectional justice within and beyond Mennonite Church USA. Annabeth embodies this role as a queer abolitionist theologian, spiritual care curator, and politicized chaplain who dwells at the intersections of individual and collective healing. A graduate of Bluffton University, Annabeth holds a Master of Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary with a concentration in LGBTQ+ Religious Studies. After a decade in Washington, DC and now in Chicago, Annabeth and their partner are active with the local Hyde Park Jewish community and with a queer house church. Annabeth draws deeply from rural Illinois roots (Potawatomi, Peoria and Myaamia land) and loves watching the moon rise over the edge of Lake Michigan.
Hayley Brooks is a Goshen College graduate and holds a Master of Library and Information Science from St. Catherine University. Hayley served as BMC's Kaleidoscope Coordinator from 2015-2017 and currently works at George Blood, LP as the Assistant Registrar and lives in Philadelphia. PA.
Seminary Field Education Intern
I am Jaylon Kaleel Tasby, and I proudly use he/him pronouns. Hailing originally from the vibrant city of Houston, Texas, I find myself on a transformative journey as a 25-year-old seminary student at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Currently, I am in my third year of a dual-degree program, pursuing a Master of Theological Studies with a concentration in Ethics, as well as a Master of Divinity (MDiv) with a specialization in Feminist and Womanist Studies.