Ordiversary Party: ending the year right!

Hello, December! You’ve come with Christmas parties and twinkling lights (here in the very dark-nights-short-days of Scotland anyway)….and now with an INCREDIBLE person to help us celebrate December ordiversaries! The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney is an amazing priest and professor, a great scholar, and a wonderful friend. She’s shared her “saga” of responding to God’s… Read More

Give to RevGalBlogPals!

Give to the RevGals fundraiser today and be entered into a drawing for lovely prizes you can see in this video, donated by RevGals Board President Julia Seymour and Executive Director Martha Spong. There are three ways we encourage you to give: Make a one-time gift through our Facebook fundraiser. Set up a recurring gift… Read More

Supporting RevGalBlogPals

When you give to RGBP, you are supporting a ministry that in turn supports more than 7000 people around the world through social media, resource sharing, in-person gatherings, and amplifying voices of women religious leaders, lay and ordained, across denominations and the globe. Your financial gifts are used to make down payments and advances on… Read More

Revised Common Lectionary Advent 2

The end is near. Continuing Matthew’s theme, John the Baptist carries a heavy load of pointing out that the kingdom of God is immanent. A source of comfort to Mary in her magnificat, it is a source of worry for those in powers. John the Baptist promises radical restructuring of the world. “Who warned you… Read More

Narrative Lectionary: Comfort, Comfort (Isaiah 40:1-11)

When I think about this peculiar preaching profession, I always consider my time in the pulpit as pastoral care. I know there are other models, other types of preaching, but pastoral care is my go-to. There’s hardly a better passage to think about pastoral care than this week’s Narrative Lectionary text, Isaiah 40:1-11. Check out… Read More