The Pastoral is Political: Seeking writers

We are seeking more clergywomen to write for our weekly feature, The Pastoral is Political. Our current team includes 16 writers who each write 3 to 4 times per year. Writers address a topic of their choosing in which there is some intersection between the life of faith and the civic or political world. RevGalBlogPals is committed to… Read More

Big Event 11: The Enneagram for Women in Church Leadership

Big Event 11: The Enneagram for Women in Church Leadership ~an enneagram learning event with Suzanne Stabile~ January 22-26, 2018, Embassy Suites Love Field, Dallas, Texas Enneagram master teacher Suzanne Stabile, co-author of “The Road Back to You,” will lead a three part program on the Enneagram: “Know Your Number,” “What Got You Here Won’t Keep… Read More

RevGals Anti-Racism Project: Book Discussion recommendations

We would like to continue discussing books that raise awareness of racism and other forms of prejudice and oppression, including religious bias. We are looking for both recommendations and volunteers to write for this feature. Book discussions will now be monthly on the 4th Wednesday, with a full book up for discussion each time. Books… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Birthed

In Birthed: Finding Grace Through Infertility (Chalice Press, 2016), Elizabeth Hagan opens her heart, describing with exquisite intimacy her excruciating feelings of biological failure, human disappointment and divine abandonment. The reader looking for support while living through infertility will find a friend who understands, and the friend looking for ways to offer support will find answers, in… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: Squad Goals

There were plenty of things about what happened to the Honorable Elizabeth Warren, Senator from Massachusetts, that got under my skin: the way the old boys called her out to protect their friend and colleague, the racist history of the nominee she opposed, the fact that they silenced her while she read a letter by the late… Read More

RevGals Anti-Racism Project: Intersectionality and the Women’s March

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion in our Facebook group about intersectionality and the Women’s March held last Saturday. Today we’re sharing excerpts from posts by members of our community, with their permission. Alicia Crosby, Co-Founder at the Center for Inclusivity in Chicago, blogs at Chasing the Promise, where… Read More

RevGals Anti-Racism Project: “Waking Up White” wrap-up

We’re wrapping up our discussion of “Waking Up White” by Debby Irving this week. You are invited to reflect on the questions here, or at our Facebook group, or to join us for a Zoom video chat at 2 p.m. Eastern (US) today. We commend to you the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s new resource developed to be… Read More

RevGals Anti-Racism Project: Upcoming Books, Video Chat

We’re taking a break in our book study this week to let you know what’s coming next in our anti-racism work. The next two books in our discussion series will be: Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman’s Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim, by Sabeeha Rehman (Arcade Publishing, 2016, available in hardcover or for e-readers) –… Read More

RevGals Anti-Racism Project: Waking Up White, Week 8

“Do I remain a bystander and stay silent? Or do I become an ally and ask the hard questions about how this might affect the range of people in our community or organization? Do I dare ask explicitly if it will further advantage white people while simultaneously disadvantaging people of color? Do I dare suggest that… Read More