Presenter Bio

Eli’jah Carroll currently serves Mayflower Community Congregational Church as its director of faith formation.  While attending seminary at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA he was chosen to participate in the trans seminarians cohort in 2015- 2016, as a group of five seminarians from all over the country to hone their activism skills and spend the year in meditation around the intersections of faith and trans identity.  His work with the trans seminarian cohort led to his role as founding moderator of a the trans teen and trans youth chat rooms through the LGBT National Hotline in San Francisco.  He has moderated those chat rooms that meet once weekly for the last three and half years.