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

Update to YCWI Membership Policy

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Young Clergy Women International has been, since its beginning…
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Growing Good Soil in Ministry

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“Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop—a…

The Cost of Inclusion

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There is a hymn that is often sung in churches entitled “All…

A Sister Is A Sister

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November 9, 2005, is a day I will never forget! It was the…

Harvey, Houses, and Hope

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The congregation I serve is no stranger to hurricanes. In…
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Fear Not: A Letter to a Young Clergy Woman

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Dear Friend, I was recently thinking back to my third date…
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WTF, God? A Prayer after Pregnancy Loss

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I was in a church meeting when I found out I was having a…

“Even when they call your truth a lie, tell it anyway!” — Remembering Katie Cannon

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It was April 7, 2014, and my friend and I boarded a bus from…