Social Media and Communications Assistant

Lexi Schnaser (she/her) is the social media and communications assistant at Sojourners. She is looking forward to being a part of the editorial team and learning more about audience engagement.

Lexi grew up in a small town in Minnesota. She studied political science and criminal justice at Dordt University where she was also involved in student government and the campus newspaper, The Diamond. She also had the opportunity to study abroad at Oxford University.

Staying rooted in the idea that all people are created with dignity, she has always had a passion for the intersection of faith and social justice, especially LGBTQ+ issues. In being at Sojourners, she hopes to learn more about herself, her faith, and what she wants to do when she grows up.

Outside of work, Lexi enjoys baking, reading, wandering museums and bookstores, and calling her long-distance friends.

Posts By This Author

9 Christian Women Shaping the Church in 2024

by Lexi Schnaser 03-07-2024

From top left to bottom right: Crystal D. Cheatham, Rev. Sue Park-Hur, Rachael Clinton Chen (and baby), Bethany Rivera Molinar, Brandi Miller, Kendall Vanderslice, Chanequa Walker-Barnes, Elaine Enns, and Rev. Mae Elise Cannon. Graphic br Candace Sanders/Sojourners

Each year at Sojourners we celebrate Women’s History Month by honoring the work of Christian women who are guiding the church to become a place of deeper welcome, justice, and wholeness.

31 Liberating Quotes From Christian Women

by Lexi Schnaser 02-23-2024

June 19, 2018: Women faith leaders protest the Trump administration policy of separating children from their immigrant parents at the U.S. border. Photo: Jay Mallin/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News

Women were the first liberators in the Exodus story, the first to proclaim Jesus had risen from the dead, prominent leaders in anti-slavery movements, and early champions of voting rights. When we celebrate the lives of these women, we remember where we came from, honoring the women who loved us into this place and time and encourage us to carry on the work of liberation in our own lives.

‘Percy Jackson’ Shows That Lament Can Spark Revolution

by Lexi Schnaser 01-26-2024

'Percy Jackson and the Olympians,' Disney+ 

As far as coming-of-age stories go, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, a new Disney+ streaming series, is certainly an earth-shattering one

8 Banned Books to Add to Your Faith and Justice Reading List

by Lexi Schnaser 10-18-2023

Liliana Kennedy reads a book titled “Banned Books” during a Hamilton East Public Library board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, in Noblesville Ind. Michelle Pemberton/IndyStar / USA TODAY NETWORK via Reuters.

Book-banning has always been about censoring the stories, histories, and information that push us to question the status quo.