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Nov 20, 2018

The Rev. Breanna Illéné, of the Wisconsin area of the United Methodist Church, is one of the bright young clergywomen who are shaping the Church of the future. She explains how instead of harkening back to the churches of our youth, we need to rebuild God’s house in a way that responds to the current and future...


Nov 13, 2018

The Rev. Dr. Patience Kisakye, from Uganda, serving in the Upper New York area of the United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Dr. J. Kabamba Kiboko, President of the African Clergywomen Association (from CongoDR serving in the West Ohio Conference), explain the purpose of the African United Methodist Clergywomen...


Nov 6, 2018

At a time when anti-immigrant stories are dominating the news, Rev. Dr. Youngsook Charlene Kang, of the Rocky Mountain area of the United Methodist Church, shares how the interfaith community is bringing comfort and hope to the marginalized. She expresses hope for good pathways for undocumented migrants, because “God...


Oct 30, 2018

Carol Lakota Eastin, of the Illinois Great Rivers Area of the United Methodist Church, shares memories of the 2016 Peg-Leg Flamingo youth pilgrimage to the Standing Rock Reservation, where these young Native American students joined protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline and gained a greater understanding of their...


Oct 23, 2018

The Rev. Mary Council-Austin, of the Wisconsin area of the United Methodist Church, is a second-generation clergywoman. Her mother turned 90 and has been an ordained minister for more than 60 years. The Rev. Council-Austin recounts the journey of women in ministry – and the triumphs and challenges over the years –...