Big Event 2020: From Vision to Action – Registration Open!

Register now for RevGalBlogPals Big Event 2020: From Vision to Action, where three outstanding clergywomen will share their stories and help participants explore how a vision for ministry becomes action in the world. Our week will include worship, plenary sessions, breakout and affinity groups; options for yoga, coaching, and spiritual direction; free time, social activities,… Read More

Save the Date! REVive Iona – April 18-25, 2020

We are delighted to announce our second REVive retreat at Bishop’s House on the Isle of Iona, Scotland. The Program – In this post-Christendom era, how might we be church, discovering anew God’s purpose for our communities and our calling to be part of God’s mission in the world? History demonstrates that Renewal in the church… Read More

Big Event 2020: From Vision to Action

Join RevGalBlogPals at the Franciscan Center in Tampa, Florida, for Big Event 2020: From Vision to Action. Click here to register. Three outstanding clergywomen will share their stories and help participants explore how a vision for ministry becomes action in the world. Our week will include worship, plenary sessions, breakout and affinity groups; options for yoga, coaching,… Read More

Open Letter and Call to Action – Update – #ChooseAccountability

On Monday, February 4, the Reverend Julia Seymour, RevGalBlogPals’ board president, received the following response from Carnival Cruise lines to our Open Letter. Hello Rev. Seymour, Your recent experience on Carnival Magic was brought to our attention, as well as the follow up communication in which you and others expressed that more should be done to… Read More

Big Event 12: Womanist Midrash – scholarships for Women of Color

RevGalBlogPals is pleased to announce scholarship funds will be awarded to Women of Color for RevGals Big Event 12: Womanist Midrash, led by the Reverend Dr. Wil Gafney. RevGals Big Event 12 will take place on Carnival Magic, January 6 to 13, 2019, sailing from Miami, Florida. You are eligible to apply for a scholarship if… Read More

Big Event 12: Womanist Midrash

Registration opens today for Big Event 12: Womanist Midrash, led by the Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney. Dr. Gafney will be teaching on Womanist Midrash as a form of biblical interpretation and how to companion interpretive practices. This was the subject of her recent book, Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne (Westminster John Knox… 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

Big Event 10: Telling Our Stories

  Telling Our Stories: The Practice of Biblical Storytelling in Ministry Telling scripture by heart deepens the worship/education experience for all generations, helping both teller and witnesses to make strong connections with God’s stories. Join Casey FitzGerald in learning the techniques to story-learning, and spend time considering how a storytelling ministry might empower those in your contexts to go… Read More

RevGals REVive Iona ~ May 5-10, 2017

Program – “Power and Place in Women’s Stories” uses the gospel accounts of the woman who anoints Jesus as a lens on our own stories. How do we place ourselves? What impact does our storytelling have on our power, whether actual or perceived? Ample time for writing and reflection will be allowed along with gatherings… Read More

Big Event 9.0 ~ Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Culture eats Strategy for Breakfast  With Rev. Jan Edmiston January 25-30, 2016 Carnival Fascination – Jacksonville, Florida Our congregations make plans, tweak systems, and create new endeavors in hopes of growing and thriving.  But if we do not know our congregation’s culture, our brilliant strategies fall flat. Are there Mean Girls in our congregations? Do… Read More