Jean Kim-Synder, LCSW
Jean Kim-Snyder has been a practicing mental health professional for over 25 years and is a graduate of the University of Illinois and UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work. Jean has been in private practice since 2017. Prior to that, Jean has been a part of a group trauma therapy practice for 10 years, as well as a school social worker for 12 years. Jean specializes in working with Asian Americans in the areas of racial, intergenerational and religious trauma with both individuals and couples. Jean utilizes an experiential, attachment focused approach to working with clients. Jean has been married for 25 years and has two young adult children. Jean has been a part of Live on the Vine Church for over 15 years and considers herself a progressive Christian and an LGBTQ ally.
Rev. Eva Sullivan-KnoffExecutive Director
Eva Sullivan-Knoff has worked in a variety of ministry settings in the last 30 years. She worked with refugees, served churches as pastor and institutions as chaplain. She received her training as a spiritual director and supervisor at the C. John Weborg Center for Spiritual Direction. She has been involved in training spiritual directors for several years. Her greatest desire is to help people deepen their awareness of and intimacy with God, find healing and meaning in their lives, and live their lives in transformed ways. Eva is the Founder and Executive Director of Journey Center of Chicago and Adjunct Faculty at North Park Theological Seminary. She has her own spiritual direction and supervision practice, as well as leading contemplative retreats and workshops. She is an ordained minister with the Evangelical Covenant Church.
- Sep 22 2022
- 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Imago Dei Group for LGBTQIA+ Families who have been hurt by the Church
Founder and Executive Director of Journey Center of Chicago