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

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Service of Ordination

SERVICE OF ORDINATION 2020 I wish you knew What it's like How…
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How is Self-Care Different from Soul Care?

If you feel like your feed is infiltrated with reminders about…
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Re-doing CPE: Back to the beginning

I live on the East Coast, and when I was in seminary looking…
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The Spirituality of Travel

We don’t often realize it, but Jesus traveled a lot. He was…
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What to Expect When Your Pastor is Expecting

Dear Young Clergywoman, My pastor just announced to our congregation…
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The Work of Real Self-Care: Holding Pain and Hope Together

“The work of real self-care is to hold pain and hope together.” -Pooja…
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A “Subversive Sister-Saint” Post-Easter Reading List

For my Doctor of Ministry program in Faith, Health & Social…