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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And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord…
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When the Professional is Personal

When the pastor's phone rings, you never know who or what is…
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Letting the Church Be the Church for their Pastor

One of my favorite images of a pastor is that of shepherd.…
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Talking to Young Children about Death

Recently a fellow young clergywoman shared a story* in which…
"For Everyone Born" in text set in front of a rainbow-colored silhouette of the St. Louis skyline

Supporting Your Methodist Friends

Dear Non-Methodist Friend (who probably cares about and knows…
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Sacramental Presence

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

“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

As the new year unfolds, so often does the need for casting new…