Rev. Irie Session

Pastor/Teacher/Conference Speaker/Area Minister
Female, 63 Years|Dallas, United States

Member since: May 01, 2010

Last active on: May 15, 2010 at 04:26 PM (EST)

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About Rev. Irie Session

Rev. Session is Pastor for Rosemont Christian Center in Dallas, Texas a diverse, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Her ministry involvement also includes present employment (since May 2003) with New Friends/New Life; a faith based organization helping women escape the degradation of prostitution and other forms of Human Trafficking. At New Friends New Life, Irie provides pastoral care, referral services, support group facilitation, a weekly Bible study, and advocacy to former sex workers, exotic dancers and women with histories of sexual abuse, substance abuse and domestic violence.
Her previous employment includes Social work positions with Bryan’s House, an organization serving children and families impacted by HIV/AIDS; the Texas Department of Criminal Justice serving as a Senior Parole Officer for Sex offenders; and The Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services as an Investigator for child abuse & neglect.
Rev. Session has received several prestigious awards. In 2009, she was the recipient of the Distinguished Ministers Award for Innovative Ministry by the Brite Divinity School Alumni Association. She also received the Legacy Torch Award band in 1997, was the Urban League of Greater Dallas for Outstanding Service to the Dallas Community. In 1997 she was selected as an "Outstanding Young Woman in America."
She has been featured on television and radio stations addressing issues such as Sexual Abuse, HIV/AIDS and, the Sex Industry.
She is the founder of the Wake up Sleeping Beauty Women’s Empowerment Conference which addresses relevant social, theological, and cultural issues facing today’s woman.

Teaching Preferences

Online Teaching

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
Theology (Religion )
Language of Instruction: English
Hermeneutics, Transformative Leadership, Prophetic Preaching, Womanist Theology, Homiletics, Church History
Building self esteem (Body, Mind and Soul)
Language of Instruction: English
Wake Sleeping Beauty
Teaching Experience

Women of Scripture

New Friends New Life, United States

May 2004 - Present

Theology, Women's Studies, Leadership

Professional Experience
Associate Area Minister
North Texas Area of the Christian Church in the Southwest, Texas, United States
Nov 2007 - Present
Pastor
Rosemont Christian Center, Texas, United States
Oct 2008 - Present

A diverse multi-ethnic and multi-cultural church of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Community Advocate
New Friends New Life, Texas, United States
May 2003 - Present

A Ministry helping women escape the degradation of prostitution and other forms of Human Trafficking.

Education

Masters of Divinity

Brite Divinity School, Texas, United States

Aug 2002 - May 2006


Currently pursuing the Doctor of Ministry in Transformative Leadership with concentration in Prophetic Preaching at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rochester, New York.

Professional Exams & Certifications

Ordained Minister for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Texas, United States

Year Of Passing: 2007

Associations & Membership
Awards
Texas, United States
Jan 2009 - Feb 2009

2009 Distinguished Ministers Award for Innovative Ministry - Brite Divinity School Alumnae Associaton

2009 Urban League of Greater Dallas - "Legacy Torch Award" for Outstandin Service to the Dallas Community

Publications and Research
One Church: A Bicentennial Celebration of Thomas Campbell’s Declaration & Address
Glenn Carson, Douglas Foster & Clinton Holloway, eds.

The Problem of Full Communion in “One Church: A Bicentennial Celebration of Thomas Campbell’s Declaration & Address"

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