Help Us Build a Big Event

Beginning in 2008, RevGalBlogPals has offered a Big Event (BE) every year. Big Events are intentionally planned to include continuing education, collegiality, and respite. The planning process for Big Event 2021 is already under way! To help guide our work, we invite your input on what is important to you regarding continuing education decisions, as… Read More

Friday Festival: It’s the Little Things

The world seems pretty overwhelming these days. We watch hurricanes and tornadoes and floods and fires destroy the lives of thousands of people, and we don’t even know how to start grieving. We worry that we have passed a tipping point in the destruction of the earth. We worry that we have passed a tipping… Read More

Friday Festival: Separation and Connection

This weekend many congregations will celebrate Pentecost. We will talk about God’s power to break down dividing walls, build bridges over chasms that separate us, and make connections between people who can’t imagine themselves connected. Several of our blog writers have been thinking about separation and connection in their posts this week. “This year, our… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: UMC General Conference

Our Pastoral is Political column this week is shared by Pastor Bromleigh McCleneghan. Hundreds of United Methodists from around the globe are gathered in St. Louis today for a specially-called General Conference to discuss the way forward as a church desperately divided over human sexuality. The outcome of these few days will determine, in large part, who… Read More