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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Emergency! …But Whose?

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“Doesn’t it suck,” my colleague commented to me, “when…
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Ask a Young Clergy Woman: Working With Potential Partners With Theological Differences

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Dear Askie, As a Young Clergy Woman who serves a mostly-progressive…
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Fight, Flight, or...What?

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My latte is mostly gone. I’ve done as much work as I can…
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The Darkness Shines in the Light

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White privilege is marked by blindness to the ways our language…
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Why We Need More than a Framework of Rights in the Struggle for Justice

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On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated my home…
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The Need for Spiritual Agility

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My middle school tennis coach used to arrange the balls in…
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Marching for our Lives: Called and Named

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Looking younger than her eleven years, Naomi Wadler stepped…