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

11th Hour Preacher Party: Teach us to pray

There are some really interesting options in the RCL passages this week –  What’s in a name, in Hosea; Restoration and forgiveness in Psalm 85; What happens when a community forgets God in Genesis; Building on Christ’s foundation in Colossians and Teach us to pray in the gospel. Richness and diversity on a plate. What… Read More

Friday Prayer

Dear God- Somewhere there is a person who feels alone and unforgotten. They are wondering if their work matters. Their home is falling apart and they seek a peace for which they almost dare not hope. They have sounded alarms and been shut out of their community. They ache. Let this been an intercession for… Read More

RevGalBookPals: The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible and the Journey to Belong

In my experience as a pastor, there is sometimes a gap between what I read and enjoy theologically and what the people I serve read and enjoy for the same purpose. There is a delicate balance to finding a book for Bible study or book group that is challenging spiritually, but accessible in writing and… Read More

Friday Prayer

God in the midst of chaos- Today I lift to you the people, young and old, for whom a change in routine is painful and confusing. Remember, in your favor, the ones who are pained by loud noises, flashes, and unexpected turbulence. Carry, with special kindness, those who are freshly grieving, passing a sorrowful anniversary,… Read More

Ordiversary Party: July festivities!

I (Teri, your ordiversary party host), have just spent a day at a garden party at a royal palace. So I am 100% in a partying mood, and excited to get this month’s ordiversary party started! This month the party kicks off with Patty, a long time Australian RevGal whom you might know better as… Read More