We are a very busy group of nuns and enjoy our time serving the community. This is reflected in our fun filled schedule! During our time as a House we’ve also developed some yearly traditions, such as our annual Pub Crawl each Easter, as well as attending and hosting annual events in Louisville.
If you’d like some Sisters to show up to your event, or you’d like to partner with our organization send details to firstname.lastname@example.org!
A sampling of the many organizations we’ve worked with includes:
Louisville Youth Group, The University of Louisville LGBT Center, Apron, Inc. MAP Louisville, Mr. Friendly, Kentuckiana Pride Foundation, The Arrow Fund, Transwomen National, The Fairness Campaign, The Center for Women And Families, The Department of Veterans Affairs LGBT Outreach, Friends of Eastern Cemetery, My Dog Eats First, The Shamrock Foundation, AIDS Interfaith Ministries, House of Ruth, Kentuckiana AIDS Alliance / Louisville AIDS Walk, Beyond These Walls A Holiday for Everyone, Fair Event Vendors Alliance, Volunteers of America, The Derby City Bears, The Kentucky Bourbon Bears, TriState Leather/Boy/Pup, The Columbus Sisters Abbey of the Cardinal Sins (Benefit for Kaleidoscope Youth Center), Indiana University Southeast GSA, Metropolitan Community Church Louisville, The Elier Vela Foundation, Heart of Chance Toy Chest, and others.
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4/17 Bar Ministry to Promote Easter
4/19 Bar Ministry to Promote Easter
4/25 Mighty Kindness Festival
4/27 Fundraiser for Derby City Swish to Benefit the Center for Women and Families ($1600
5/2 Breast Cancer Fundraiser at Purrswaysons
5/3 Horse Play Event at Boots
5/13 Bar Ministry with Sister Lola Gaggins
5/17 Bar Ministry
5/18 PFLAG Manifest
5/23 Radio Show on Art Fm Radio
5/24 Play Bar Ministry to Promote Big Sister Little Sister
5/30 Big Sister / Little Sister: A benefit for the Louisville Youth Group and Derby City Sisters first big fundraiser! Sister Soami deLux was in attendance!
7/11 Bar Ministry at Warehouse Bar in New Albany, IN
7/26 Bluegrass Leather Invades Chill Bar
8/3 Sister Bingo!
8/10 Road Trip to Cleveland, OH for the Rock n Roll City Sisters Exequatur
8/17 Brunch with the Sisters at Proof on Main
- Sister Salacia’s Novice Project benefitting Apron, Inc. a local organization providing financial relief to those in the restaurant and service industries. Raised $1,140.
8/29 The Derby City Sisters participated in the 10th Annual Louisville Zombie Walk
- September ’14 Bingo and the Art Show raised over $813 for the AIDS Walk.
10/3 “Sister Act” Performance for the House of Ruth Benefit at Play Louisville
10/4 St. James Court Art Show
10/5 Sister Bingo!
- October ’14 Bingo raised $513.24
11/2 Sister Bingo!
- November ’14 Bingo raised $506.94
12/7 Sister Bingo!
We collected $13,310.61 in 2014. We donated $7,463.77 to other charities.
1/10 Bar Ministry at The Cure Lounge for Blue Moon Circus & Burlesque Show
2/2 Imbolg Ritual held for Sisters – Sister Pageen’s Novice Project
2/13 Sisters co-hosted the Louisville Youth Group Spaghetti Dinner & Talent Show
3/1 Sister Bingo! Benefitting Team Friendly Louisville
3/21 Derby City Sisters 1 Year Anniversary Part at Chill Bar Highlands
4/3 Turn About Event at Play Louisville / Bar Ministry
4/4 Sister Glymmer’s Novice Project – Instructional Workshop on Candy Bouquet Creation
4/7 Bar Ministry – Sisters helped sell Jello Shots to benefit our friend Ryan Benningfield
4/22 Bar Ministry at Tryangles and The Cure Lounge
4/25 Bar Ministry and Party at The Cure Lounge
5/3 Sister Bingo!
5/17 Cemetery Clean Up for Friends of Eastern Cemetery – Guard Ian’s Novice Project
5/24 The Derby City Sisters appear at International Mister Leather in Chicago!
5/26 Bar Ministry at Chill Bar & Big Bar
5/29 Burlesque Show at The Cure Lounge
5/30 DJ Springbreak Party at The Cure Lounge
6/2 Bar Ministry & Sister Tushie Galore’s First Postulant Manifestation at the Taylor Swift Concert After Party at Play Louisville
6/14 Sister Bingo! Benefitting the Kentuckiana Pride Foundation
6/26 Manifestation to celebrate the historic Supreme Court ruling legalizing Same Sex Marriage!
7/5 Sister Bingo!
7/18 Bar Ministry at Chill Bar for Chill’s Birthday Celebration
7/24 Mr KY Leather Meet & Greet
7/26 Cookout at Chill Bar to raise funds for Sweet Epiphany’s Novice Project
7/26 Bar Ministry at Play Louisville to celebrate Sister Agatha Jane’s elevation to Novice
8/1 Road Trip to Birmingham, AL. Sisters Mary O & Cordelia attended the Magic City Sisters Red Dress Bal
8/7 Sister Karaoke at Tryangles to celebrate Sister Ivanna’s Birthday!
8/23 The Bizarre Sister Bazaar at Chill Bar: Sisters Ginger & Hairy-et’s Novice Project raised enough funds for the local Veteran’s Administration to have an LGBT outreach booth at Kentuckiana Pride for several years.
9/11 Sister Karaoke at Tryangles Bar
9/12 Bar Ministry at Play Louisville
9/26 Louisville Youth Group’s Glitter Gala Fundraiser
9/26 Derby City Bears Title Contest
10/10 Candlelight Vigil in Solidarity with the LGBT Community of Algeria (Sister Zsa Zsa’s Novice Project)
10/25 Sister Sara Bellum proposed to his fiance at the 21c Hotel & Museum in Louisville. Some Sisters attended in face as a surprise to make this event even more memorable! (Jake said YAAAAS!)
11/13 Sister Karaoke At Tryangles
11/17 Sister Enigma’s Novice Project: She organized, hosted, and participated in a Safer Sex Awareness panel for students at Indiana University Southeast
12/4 That’s Wintertainment! 2nd annual variety show fundraiser and toy drive for House of Ruth at Play Louisville. Raised over $3,000 partnered with the Derby City Bears.
12/11 Sister Karaoke at Tryangles
- January ’16 Bingo raised $288.20
1/8 Sister Karaoke at Tryangles
1/15 MAP Louisville
1/17 One of our friends Aaron Goldenschuh donated his birthday party to Derby City Sisters by hosting a pub crawl and raising funds. He donated over $300 raised personally by him and his friends to our organization.
2/7 Sister Bingo!
2/12 Sister Karaoke at Tryangles
2/19 & 2/20 The Derby City Sisters once again hosted Speed Dating at North American Bear Weekend hosted by the Kentucky Bourbon Bears. This was Novice Sister Fluffy Hairington’s Novice Project. We also attended our first pool party in face!
2/19 The Sisters co-hosted the Louisville Youth Group Spaghetti Dinner and Talent Show
2/29 Leap Day Bar Ministry and Shenunigans
3/6 Prep Rally with Mr. Friendly at Chill Bar Highlands
3/6 Sister Bingo! Benefitting AIDS Interfaith Ministries
3/11 Coming Together 4 Our Furry Friends: Sister Ivanna organized this event as her Novice Project benefitting the Shamrock Foundation and My Dog Eats First. Raised over $3,000 and collected over 400 pounds of pet food.
3/12 Glitter Fever drag show at Indiana University Southeast and Bar Ministry at Play Louisville
4/1 Novice Sister Tushie Galore’s Novice Project: In response to hateful graffiti painted near the University of Louisville’s LGBT Center, Tushie organized a love letter where the community was able to write messages of encouragement and love to the LGBT students at UofL.
4/1 Pink Drag Show at University of Louisville & Bar Ministry at Play Louisville
4/3 Sister Bingo!
4/8 RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Bob The Drag Queen at Play Louisville
4/15 Community TurnAbout Show at Play Louisville
4/17 H8’s A Drag in Nashville, TN with the Music City Sisters
4/24 Manifestation at Pride Bar in New Albany, IN
Then we elevated some Postulants at our General Meeting!
5/19 Mini Ball Part 1 event at the Cure Lounge