IWU News Advisory

Contact Leslie Boelter 309/556-3181

February 22, 2005

Event: Illinois Wesleyan University Chapel Hour

Date: March 2 (Wednesday)

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Evelyn Chapel, 1301 N. Park St., Bloomington

Admission: Free and open to the public

Background: Illinois Wesleyan University's Gender Issues Week Chapel is titled, “Native American Spirituality and Feminism.”

The Reverend Carol Lakota Eastin, pastor of the Native American Fellowship of the Peoria Area and president of the Seven Circles Heritage Foundation, will preside.

Eastin graduated from MacMurray College with a degree in music education and psychology. She went on to obtain a master's degree in theology and Christian education from Methodist Theological School, and a master's in counseling psychology from Illinois State University.

Eastin has been pastor for the Native American Fellowship for 10 years, and is a clergy member of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference. She also is the director for the Native American Ministries for the Conference, and has served local churches for 14 years.

Contact: For more information, contact the Illinois Wesleyan University Chaplain's office at 309/556-3005.