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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Sacramental Presence

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There are a number of things that I like about being single.…
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Speaking For Me

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“The issue.” That’s how we are often talked about by conservatives…
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Tools for Good News People When Sharing Bad News: How to Let a Church Employee Go

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As the new year unfolds, so often does the need for casting new…
ycwi conference planning team for the 2018 St. Louis conference

Go Team: Christ, Community, and Conference Planning

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“What does it mean to embody ministry? To be the physical body of…
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How to Talk About Abortion in Church

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Abortion. Does the word stir up emotions? Does it cause you…

Should and Should Not: Just Trust

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When I began to write about God, I was 20 years old, reeling…
The author at her ordination (left) and the older, wiser minister officiating a wedding, nearly ten years later.

Worshipping at the Fountain of Youth

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It was the first viral challenge of 2019: “How hard did…

Surviving Resolution Season as a Fat Pastor

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This January I am sending out reverse trigger warnings. I…