Who We Are

Young Clergy Women International is a network of the youngest ordained clergy women, defined as those under forty. …read more…

Our Community

We are our members. The young clergy women that join our project make us the dynamic group we are. …read more…

Our Publications

YCWI publishes new, fresh and evocative articles every Tuesday and Thursday written by members of our community on Fidelia’s Sisters. …read more…

Our Conferences

YCWI offers conferences for continuing education and in-person fellowship. …read more…

Fidelia Magazine Articles

"Targeting Gun Violence with Gun Buybacks"

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I’m a bit of an outlier among my young female clergy colleagues.…

When Christmas Isn’t Joyful: The Story of The Bird

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I met my husband 15 years ago this Christmas, with all the trappings…

Pastoring Faithfully in Divisive Times

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The day after the 2016 presidential election, the seniors group…

A Prayer for Veterans Day

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In the United States, we are approaching Veterans Day - a day…

On the day we had an active shooter drill...

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On Sunday, September 15, Emily’s church had the first of three…

Commemorating 1619: On Naming Slavery in Worship

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The act of worshipping together as a community—of being not…

Not From Around Here

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“Hang on,” my friend Alissa said to me during a conversation…

What I Learned in My First Year in Ministry

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Standing in my living room surrounded by church members, I put…