There’s a Woman in the Pulpit

Great Publication with a lot of the people I follow. Wahoo! Can’t wait to read it!

Glass Overflowing

You may have noticed the RevGalBlogPal icon on the right side of my blog. I’m proud to be one of the many female clergy who blog and who are connected to each other through the Rev Gals. I have met some of these women IRL (or in the real world) and many more I only know through our online interaction.

Many of “my” good ideas were generously shared in stories they told and in suggestions they have offered to me. I’m a better minister and a healthier person because of their collaboration, their prayers, and their friendship.

RevGals on 2015 Big Event (a Continuing Education Cruise) RevGals on 2015 Big Event (a Continuing Education Cruise)

And now we have a book!

I’m very excited to have written one of the chapters in this book. My chapter is called “The Body of Christ Shimmies” and talks about what I learned about Jesus (and myself) in my belly dancing classes. I…

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Author: katyandtheword

Pastor Katy has enjoyed ministry at New Covenant since 2010, where the church has solidified its community focus. Prior to that she studied both Theology and Christian Formation at Princeton Theological Seminary. She also served as an Assistant Chaplain at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital and as the Christian Educational Coordinator at Bethany Presbyterian at Bloomfield, NJ. She is an writer and is published in Enfleshed, Sermonsuite, Presbyterian's today and Outlook. She writes prayers, liturgy, poems and public theology and is pursuing her doctorate in ministry in Creative Write and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. She enjoys working within and connecting to the community, is known to laugh a lot during service, and tells as many stories as possible. Pastor Katy loves reading Science Fiction and Fantasy, theater, arts and crafts, music, playing with children and sunshine, and continues to try to be as (w)holistically Christian as possible. "Publisher after publisher turned down A Wrinkle in Time," L'Engle wrote, "because it deals overtly with the problem of evil, and it was too difficult for children, and was it a children's or an adult's book, anyhow?" The next year it won the prestigious John Newbery Medal. Tolkien states in the foreword to The Lord of the Rings that he disliked allegories and that the story was not one.[66] Instead he preferred what he termed "applicability", the freedom of the reader to interpret the work in the light of his or her own life and times.

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