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

Joining the Divorced Pastors’ Club

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On a Sunday morning in early 2016, I sat with a half a dozen…

Collars, Leashes, and Lead Ropes

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One of the very first things my spouse said to me on the day…

Blessing of the Backpacks

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I have always loved back to school season. As a child I looked…

Parlor and Kitchen Stories

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This spring, I took a job in a new church context. There…
the author and her chicken in a bathtub

A Chicken in My Bathtub

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At four in the morning on a Sunday, I woke up to infernal…

Opening Worship

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Opening Worship 7-29-19 There were arches and a peak made…

The Stained Glass Cliff

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Like many of my fellow clergy women, I was shocked when the…

Let’s Be Honest: A Guide to Worship

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My boys love going to church. On Sunday mornings, as I’m rushing…