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
February ordiversary party!
Happy February, friends! Where I live, we are all in some serious winter doldrums just now. The weather has been so abysmal that we couldn’t even tell, let alone enjoy, that the sun is setting an hour later than it was a month ago. So…let’s party! There’s nothing like a good ordiversary celebration to lift… 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
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
Ordiversary Party: May Flowers edition!
In some traditions, May begins what we might call “ordination season” as people graduate with their degrees and find themselves in their first calls. Which makes it all the more special to hear from someone who has gone ahead on this journey! This month is longtime RevGal Kelley’s 32nd ordiversary, and she has a story… Read More
Ordiversary Party: April!
It might seem like an unusual time of year for ordinations, since at least in the USA April is before the end of the school year, and so is tricky for getting all the requirements done. But you’d be surprised at how many RevGals have an April ordiversary! This should be a hopping party, if… Read More
Ordiversary Party: March edition
March has come in like a lion in my part of the world, making me all the more ready for a party! There’s nothing quite like starting Lent by celebrating our sisters in ministry. This month’s ordiversary party is kicked off by RevGal Carolyn Herold, whose persistence in pursuing her call is a reminder that… Read More
Ordiversary Party: February!
Happy February, friends! We are in that part of the year where we know the cusp of a new season is just around the corner, but we’re not quite there yet…hang on! To help you cope, this month’s ordiversary party is a special one—a decade party! Holly Smith, who is kicking off the party, has… Read More
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