The mission of RevGalBlogPals is to create community and provide resources for women in Christian ministry. Our continuing education events are open to all clergywomen, women church professionals, women religious, and women discerning a call to Christian ministry, as well as supportive women otherwise engaged in the life of the Church universal. We welcome women of all races, abilities, orientations, generations, denominations, and nations.


Registration is open for Big Event 11: The Enneagram for Women in Church Leadership, taught by Suzanne Stabile

January 22-26, 2018, Embassy Suites Love Field, Dallas, Texas (near Dallas Love Field Airport – DAL)

Suzanne StabileAuthor of “The Road Back to You” and Enneagram master teacher Suzanne Stabile will lead a three part program: “Know Your Number,” “What Got You Here Won’t Keep You Here,” and “Stances.”

Cost for Big Event 11 is $625. All meals are included from Monday dinner through Thursday evening’s closing banquet.

Lodging is not included. Please book your own room at the Embassy Suites, where we have a group rate. Rooms may be reserved for $149 per night, double occupancy with two double beds, or $139 for a single room with king-sized bed.


hats-i-wearThe Hats We Wear: A day with Martha Spong


May 4, 2017 at The Steeple, Dundee, Scotland

Come and hear stories from a sister in ministry about the many hats she wears as writer, social media minister, clergy coach, pastor’s wife, mother of four, dog lover, and contemplative sock-knitter. How does she keep it all together – mostly? And how can you?


REVive Iona: Power and Place in Women’s Stories, with Martha Spong

May 5-10, 2017, Bishop’s House, Isle of Iona, Scotland

Our REVive programs are smaller retreats, intended for groups of 20-25, with a more contemplative feeling. We will announce future REVive plans in 2017.


A Past Event We Hope to Repeat

Here Am I: Women Responding to God’s Call

March 24 – 26, 2017 at The Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia

RevGalBlogPals, in a joint effort with The Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, will offer a retreat specifically for women considering a call to professional ministry in the church. We hope you will share this event with women you know who are currently in discernment.

Unfortunately, a women’s call to ministry is not always readily affirmed and so this event aims to provide women of all ages and experience with a space to explore what God might be doing in their life. Talented pastors representing numerous different denominations will share their stories, insights, and experiences about their journey. Housing will be provided on campus and some meals supplied. There is no charge for the program.

This event is for women of all ages and denominations, but space is limited! Link to the registration page is on the event page.

We hope to repeat this event at other seminaries around the country during the 2017-18 academic year. To explore the possibility for your seminary or theological school, please contact RevGals Executive Director Martha Spong, revgalblogpals (at) gmail (dot) com.

12 thoughts on “Continuing Education

    1. Hi, Hope~
      Our events are indeed open to clergywomen outside our ring. Unfortunately we did not meet our minimum for REVive. Thanks for the reminder to update this page!
      Faithfully,
      Martha Spong, Director of RevGalBlogPals

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        1. REVive in Cleveland was cancelled, yes, as stated in my previous comment. We are focusing our energy on the upcoming Big Event 9.0 in January, 2016. Big Event 10 is scheduled tentatively for February 2017, with information to be posted on our website in spring, 2016.

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