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A New Home for TYCWP

by Elsa A. Peters We are launching a new website. Since our founding in 2007, TYCWP has called www.youngclergywomen.org our internet home. We started with the imagination of creating a space where young clergy women could theologically reflect about their ministry. We wanted to create a community of writers. We wanted to share our stories. […]

The One We’d Only Begun to Love

by Jennifer Ingold Asbill The Monday morning after Mother’s Day we found out we were pregnant. 4 weeks later, on my father-in-law’s birthday, we found out we were having a miscarriage. It’s impossible to describe the deluge of emotions that shift as quickly as the wind, or the vast sea of questions, anxieties, and surreal […]

BEST OF: First Article By Our TYCWP First Published Author

Editor’s Note: At the recent annual board meeting of the Editorial Board, our editors decided that we would no longer publish the column Christ & Creativity in order to make way for a new column featuring the voices of young women along the way to ordination. Until the advent of this new column, we will […]

In Sickness and In Health

by Angie Mabry-Nauta Editor's Note: This article is one in an occasional series called "All About the Benjamins," running this fall on Fidelia's Sisters. As many congregations and organizations are running stewardship campaigns and lining up budgets for 2012, we'll be taking a look at the sometimes-taboo topic of money, and the role it plays in […]

A Putz Tale: Advent, Christmas and Epiphany Children’s Messages

by Suzanne Miller One of my favorite traditions over the past few years has occurred during the children's messages in worship during the Sundays of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany.  I don't remember where the idea originally came from, but I have taken it and made it my own, and I don't know who looks forward […]

Talking About God, Money, and Giving: A Testimony and Tutorial for Pastors

by Heidi Haverkamp Editor's Note:This article is one in an occasional series called "All About the Benjamins," running this fall on Fidelia's Sisters. As many congregations and organizations are running stewardship campaigns and lining up budgets for 2012, we'll be taking a look at the sometimes-taboo topic of money, and the roles it plays in […]

Open Relationship

by Emily Zeig I never thought I would end up in an open relationship. I never dreamed that this is the way my life would unfold. But then, as a young clergywoman, I followed God’s call to a small town in northwest Pennsylvania. The town is a typical small town. There’s a downtown committed to […]

Faith, Interrupted.

by Deborah Matthews   The widow of Zarephath had no oil or bread but she did as Elijah said, and was able to feed Elijah, herself and her son until the rain returned. (Summarized from 1 Kings 17:8-16) Last year my life exploded. A mental illness I didn’t know I had shifted into full bloom, […]

It’s Just Math

by Tabitha Isner Editor's Note: This article is one in an occasional series called "All About the Benjamins," running this fall on Fidelia's Sisters. As many congregations and organizations are running stewardship campaigns and lining up budgets for 2012, we'll be taking a look at the sometimes-taboo topic of money, and the role it plays […]