Ordiversary Party — April!

Happy Eastertide, everyone!  This month we are kicking off the Ordiversary Party with the delightful Claire Beutler-Cruise — a UCC pastor who, I learned from this interview, was ordained on the very same day that I attended a church service on my own for the first time in my life! The second Sunday of Easter… Read More

Ordiversary Party — last of 2020!

Happy December! It’s often a month of celebrations, but this year those will be different…yet the ordiversary party is still here to brighten up your day! This month it’s Maggie Roderick, Scottish RevGal celebrating her 10th ordiversary, kicking off the party. Tell us a bit about your journey into ministry.It’s a long story, so I’ll… Read More

Ordiversary Party: October!

Happy first Friday, friends! The first Friday of the month means it’s time for an Ordiversary Party! And, if I do say so myself, October is the best month (for birthdays and ordiversaries, since both of mine are this month too!). I am SO EXCITED (like all-caps excited) that this month’s party is being kicked… Read More

ordiversary party: September edition!

This month we get to celebrate our September ordiversaries by starting with an extra special one: a FIRST ordiversary! Becky spent many years in administrative roles and in children’s ministry before following her call to ordination, including a move from a “women-remain-silent” denomination to another that affirms women’s gifts and calling. Here’s her story, to… Read More

ordiversary party, July edition!

Happy July Ordiversaries! I am super excited about the RevGal kicking off this month’s party: the ever-fabulous Kentina Washington-Leaphart! *Tell us a bit about your journey into ministry. I began my formal journey into ministry in 2009. At that time, I had been working in the insurance industry since graduating from college. While I had… Read More

Ordiversary Party: June quarantine edition!

This month we’re kicking off the Ordiversary Party with some story and wisdom from one of our original founding RevGals, Julie Craig, who is both an ordained PCUSA pastor and a Registered Nurse! Who better to help us party in an appropriately distanced yet awesome way? And it’s her birthday yesterday and ordiversary tomorrow, so… Read More

Ordiversary Party: October!

Happy October Ordiversaries!! This is my own ordiversary month, so I hope you all are celebrating in extra Enneagram-7 style. This month’s party is being kicked off by the ever-delightful Pat Raube, who is the pastor of Union Presbyterian in Endicott, NY. She has a pretty awesome story, in addition to being fabulous herself, so… Read More

Ordiversary Party: August!

It’s time to celebrate! August-ordained RevGals, it’s your moment to shine. This month’s party is being kicked off by the ever delightful Heidi Rodrick-Schnath, who is an ELCA (Lutheran) minister in Pennsylvania, USA. My denomination began ordaining women when I was 11. By the time I was twelve, I was thinking about being a pastor.… Read More

Ordiversary Party—June!

Today’s party is kicked off by the ever-fabulous Stephanie Anthony, a longtime RevGal who knows how to get a party started! I was one of the rare ones in my seminary class who came straight to seminary from my undergrad education, but it wasn’t something I had been planning for very long. A biology major… Read More