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Haven’t done one of these for a while, but a lot has happened in my life that I have not caught up my readers on!
I have been called to be the pastor of Queen Anne Baptist Church in Seattle starting June 1st! I am excited for this new ministry opportunity. Above call means that […]
(I wrote this review for The Young Clergywomen’s Project)
Unlike Carol Howard Merritt, I grew up in a small, progressive American Baptist congregation. I felt that in my church life, I grew […]
If you are in the Pacific Northwest, you ought to join me at the Creative Ink Festival in Vancouver, BC! Creative Ink is a gathering of writers, readers, and artists, for three days of classes, panels, networking, creative sessions and more! It is also one of the most affordable conferences–only $80 Canadian to attend all […]
I spent the first part of this week at #unco16, the UnConference. I’ve written about it a lot, shared about my experiences in the past, but it seems that every year, the conference is *exactly* what I need.
This picture says it all to me: worship space, friends gathered, toys on the […]
I wrote this article for [D]mergent this week on the importance and absolute necessity of churches creating safe and accessible spaces-including restrooms–for disabled persons as well as transgender individuals. Please check it out, read it, and share it–because we don’t often talk about these issues within our congregational contexts. We talk about laws […]
Fifty clergy women each wrote a chapter in There’s A Woman In the Pulpit: Christian Clergywomen Share Their Hard Days, Holy Moments, and the Healing Power of Humor. I am honored to be part of the RevGalBlogPals and to have a chapter in […]
Starting a new year, we often look back on the past year and strive to do better. We make resolutions. And, […]
I’ve launched a new website, Autism and Church, to talk about having autism and being in the church–for individuals and family members of persons on the autism spectrum. I hope that we will have tips, stories, challenges and joys shared about welcoming people with autism into the church. Continue Reading →
This post is very difficult for me to write.
Thirteen years ago. The road turned from pavement to packed snow […]