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Chronology:  Historical Ministerial Highlights of 1997-2002 May-June 1997:  Volunteer staff member for the annual "Steps to Awareness Festival," Telluride, Colorado, filling the position of assistant coordinator of volunteers. June 1997:  Included within the Colorado Annual Gay Pride Parade in Denver, Colorado. November 26, 1997:  "Sister Who Presents" episodes #56 and #57 are videotaped at Community Seven Television, Billings, Montana. December 1997:  Records of personal correspondence and a huge number of photographs relevant to Sister Who's activities and ministry are added to material already contained within the Western History department of the Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado. February 23, 1998:  The first issue of "Sister Who's Perspective," a newsletter produced once every two months, is sent to potential subscribers.
June 1998:  Volunteer staff member for the "Steps to Awareness Festival," Telluride, Colorado; also given a Sunday morning time slot in which to present and discuss Sister Who's own spiritual ministry, growth, and evolvement; also teaches a sacred dance entitled "The Benediction of Sister Who" as part of the closing ceremonies; and also facilitates a closing ritual (which included each participant individually crossing over a bridge) at the end of the closing ceremonies. June 12, 1998:  Member of the audience for a performance of "La Cage aux Folles" at the Billings Studio Theater, Billings, Montana. August 1998:  The second pilgrimage to the Mount of the Holy Cross (actually the summit of Notch Mountain, from which the cross is fully visible and where a stone shelter house has also been built.  The cross is not visible from the summit of the Mount itself).  The pilgrimage was done on behalf of all of the souls who long for the unconditional love of God, but toward whom for particular reasons of identity the institutions of Christianity are either unresponsive or oppressive. November 1998:  The Internet web domain and web site of www.sisterwho.com is launched. December 20, 1998:  A presentation and informal discussion of experiences and meanings of being a Sacred Clown is given at the SpiritKeepers Interfaith Fellowship, Louisville, Colorado. April 23-25, 1999:  Volunteer staff member at the "Whole Life Expo" at the Denver Convention Center, Denver, Colorado. May 22, 1999:  Volunteer staff member at the "Magical Mayfest" held at the First Universalist Church, Denver, Colorado. June 4-6, 1999:  Volunteer staff member at the annual "Steps to Awareness Festival," Telluride, Colorado; also offered a one-hour presentation on Sunday morning consisting mainly of an instructional game dealing with and also entitled, "Cross-Cultural Communication." June 1999:  Included within the annual Colorado Gay Pride Parade, Denver, Colorado. July 3, 1999:  Climbed in full ritual garb and makeup to the summit of Mount Bierstadt in Colorado, elevation 14,060 feet. July 10, 1999:  Climbed in full ritual garb and makeup to the summit of Quandary Peak in Colorado, elevation 14,265 feet. July 17, 1999:  Attempted unsuccessfully to climb in full ritual garb and makeup to the summit of Mount Massive in Colorado, elevation 14,421 feet.  Adverse weather and other conditions necessitated turning back without attaining the summit. July 25, 1999:  Attempted unsuccessfully to climb in full ritual garb and makeup to the summit of Mount Antero in Colorado, elevation 14,269 feet.  Adverse weather and other conditions necessitated turning back without attaining the summit. August 14, 1999:  Climbed in full ritual garb and makeup to the summit of Mount Elbert, the highest summit in Colorado, elevation 14,433 feet. August 21, 1999:  Climbed in full ritual garb and makeup to the summit of Longs Peak in Colorado, elevation 14,255 feet. September 1999:  Volunteer staff for the annual AIDS walk fundraiser, centered around Cheesman Park, Denver, Colorado. October 10, 1999:  Member of the audience when folk singers "Peter, Paul, and Mary" performed a memorial concert in honor of Matthew Shepherd at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. October 23, 1999:  Video footage is created on the summit of Saxon Mountain, near Georgetown, Colorado, for a new version of the introduction to the ongoing cable-access television series, "Sister Who Presents," to be used within new episodes to be produced beginning in January of 2000.  October 30, 1999:  Volunteer staff at the annual Samhain Witches' Ball, held at First Universalist Church, Denver, Colorado.  December 4-5, 1999:  Volunteer staff at the Ascension Celebration Metaphysical and Holistic Expo, at the Denver Merchandise Mart, Denver, Colorado. January 22, 2000:  Videotaping of episodes #84-87 of "Sister Who Presents" at the Colorado Psychic Center, Denver, Colorado, for a live studio audience of up to twenty persons.  These are the first episodes to be produced since moving from Laurel, Montana, back to Denver, Colorado. February 19, 2000:  Videotaping of episodes #88-91 of "Sister Who Presents" at the Colorado Psychic Center located in Denver, Colorado, for an audience of about two. March 18, 2000:  Videotaping of episodes #92-95 of "Sister Who Presents" at the Colorado Psychic Center located in Denver, Colorado, for an audience of about two. April 15, 2000:  Videotaping of episodes #96-99 of "Sister Who Presents" at the Colorado Psychic Center located in Denver, Colorado, for an audience of about two.  May 14, 2000:  A wonderful day of skiing in full costume and makeup at Arapahoe Basin ski area, near Keystone, Colorado. May 20, 2000:  Videotaping of the 100th episode of "Sister Who Presents" at the Colorado Psychic Center located in Denver, Colorado, for an audience of about two. June 2-4, 2000:  Volunteer staff member for the annual "Steps to Awareness Festival" in Telluride, Colorado. June 2000:  Included within the Annual Gay Pride Parade in Denver, Colorado. July 15, 2000:  Episodes #101-103 of "Sister Who Presents" are videotaped at the Colorado Psychic Center in Denver, Colorado. August 5, 2000:  Episodes #104-107 of "Sister Who Presents" are videotaped in a two-car garage in Denver, Colorado. August 12, 2000:  Present at the dedication of the Grove Memorial Park, Denver, Colorado, which contains trees planted in memory of people who have died of AIDS-related complications. September 10, 2000:  Volunteer staff member for the annual AIDS walk fundraiser, centered around Cheesman Park, Denver, Colorado.  September 30-October 1, 2000:  Volunteer staff member for the Whole Life Expo at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado. October 28, 2000:  Volunteer staff at the annual Samhain Witches' Ball, held at First Universalist Church, Denver, Colorado. December 20, 2000:  Participated in the Dance of Universal Peace at the Temple Events Center, Denver, Colorado, offering prayers for world peace and the increase of unconditional love within the world. January 15, 2001:  Participated in Martin Luther King Jr. Marade (march and parade), Denver, Colorado. January 27, 2001:  Participated in the "In Drag Race" of the Telluride Annual AIDS Benefit, Telluride, Colorado. March 31, 2001:  Attended and assisted by running a video camera, a memorial service for Dan Kardokus, held at the Metropolitan Community Church, Denver, Colorado.  Dan was a good friend, a guest on several occasions on the cable-access television show entitled, "Sister Who Presents," and with Sister Who's initial encouragement and assistance also became the producer of a cable- access show entitled "Voices of the Rainbow."  He had also been HIV+ for nineteen years, at the time of his death and had been involved with a very large number of disability and AIDS-related causes and organizations, from Colorado to Washington, DC. April 28, 2001:  Facilitated a viewing and discussion of the Walt Disney movie, Mary Poppins," at Pieta House, a residence for persons with AIDS, Denver, Colorado. June 1-3, 2001:   Volunteer staff member at the annual "Steps to Awareness Festival," Telluride, Colorado. June 9, 2001:  Ten Years in Gold Hiking Boots—a/k/a Sister Who's 10th Anniversary Celebration."   7:30-9:30 pm, at the MCC of the Rockies, Denver, Colorado; admission was free, however, a collection basket was passed and all proceeds given to Pieta House, a residence for people with AIDS.  Special guests were Rita Rae, singer, songwriter, and children's music professional from St. Paul, Minnesota; Anita Cocktail, producer of Live, Lipsynch, and Laughs and close friend of Dave and Scott from KOA (radio) Sports Zoo; and Miss Markie Woods, showgirl, folksinger, thespian, and media personality. June 2001:  Included within the Colorado Annual Gay Pride Parade, Denver, Colorado. August 5, 2001:  Climbed Mount Democrat (14,148'), (via Cameron Point:) Mount Lincoln (14,286'), and Mount Bross (14,172') in one long extended hike. October 27, 2001:  Volunteer staff member at the annual Samhain Witches' Ball, held at a Masonic temple in northwest Denver, Colorado. January 1, 2002:  Volunteer staff member at an annual fundraiser entitled, "Pancakes for Peace," Boulder, Colorado. June 23, 2002:  Included within the Colorado Annual Gay Pride Parade, Denver, Colorado. October 2002:  Volunteer staff member at the annual Samhain Witches' Ball, held at a Masonic temple, Denver, Colorado. November 2-9, 2002:  During the sixth international Gay Games held in Sydney, Australia, Sister Who accompanies members of the Sydney House of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence on a tour which is one in a series of two, entitled, "Historic Tours: The Chapels of Love."  This tour was of the City and the Rocks area.  The other tour is of the Darlinghurst area.  The focus of these tours, which are offered several times each year by the sisters there, is to share facts and details of the history of Gay and Lesbian people in the city of Sydney, Australia, their struggles for civil rights, and the specific locations at which significant events occurred.  On previous and successive days, Sister Who was also privileged to meet privately with various sisters of OPI-Sydney to compare notes regarding the ministry of "twenty-first century nuns" and to exchange various other insights and encouragement. December 14, 2002:  Participated in an International Human Rights Day anti-war rally and parade, beginning at the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue in City Park in Denver, Colorado, and proceeding along Colfax Avenue to the State Capitol building.