Ordiversary Party: September!

It’s time for the September Ordiversary Party! If you were (or are being) ordained in September, we celebrate you and your ministry! Keep up the good work, friends. This is the chance to share your stories, and your advice for new ordinands, and for us to give thanks for all that God has done through… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Forgotten Books of the Bible

The Forgotten Books of the Bible is a new study of the Five Scrolls—each of which has a central place in synagogue life, being assigned to the major festivals of the Jewish year, but which are largely overlooked in many Christian settings. They don’t appear often in lectionaries, and while they are sometimes included in… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: beautiful things

It’s that time again….time to write a sermon! Or, for some of us, time to get ready for holiday club, or to figure out how to incorporate the past week of children’s programming/vacation bible school into a Sunday service, not knowing how many might appear. Or perhaps it’s time to confront the powers of the… Read More

June Ordiversary Party!

Welcome to a new feature—the Ordiversary Party! I’m not sure when we started using the word “ordiversary” but it feels like a quintessential RevGals word to me. For more than a decade, we have been celebrating women in ministry of all kinds, offering resources and support and building community. What better way than to celebrate… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: powered by YouTube musicals edition

It’s that time again, friends—time to write a sermon! Which also means time to procrastinate in both more and less productive ways. Some of us, I know, procrastinate by doing things like cleaning the house. The sermon may not be done, but the laundry is! Others of us (read: me) procrastinate by following the auto-play… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: still Easter!

As we approach the sixth Sunday of Easter, it can be tricky to convince people we are indeed still celebrating the resurrection. In northern hemisphere churches we are competing with warmer weather and spring activities that may start to pull people away (graduations, exams, sports, three day weekends…). In the Southern Hemisphere days are shortening… Read More