The Gift of La Sobremesa

Post a Comment » Written on April 24th, 2017     
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Evelmyn Ivens graduated from North Park Theological Seminary in 2013 with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies. She enjoys travelling and learning about other cultures. Evelmyn is passionate about issues of immigration, hunger, poverty, and human trafficking. She is



How Crème Brûlée Became My Lenten Discipline

4 comments Written on April 11th, 2017     
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Ellie VerGowe currently serves as Ministerial Resident for Community Outreach at First Covenant Church in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. She is a singer, an artist, a traveler and she is passionate about building relationships and pursuing reconciliation. On



The History of Women and Us

3 comments Written on March 15th, 2017     
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Catherine Gilliard is co-senior pastor of New Life Covenant Church in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a consultant to churches and a mentor of pastors in the areas of justice, Christian communinty development and facilitating communal conversations on difficult topics. She



Christian Relationships

1 Comment » Written on February 21st, 2017     
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The following is the eighth and final post in a series of brief stories from a group of eight women who describe their personal experience(s) in being either mentored or encouraged to follow the calling of God to become a



Acknowledgement and Celebration of My Call

2 comments Written on February 14th, 2017     
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This is both the 125th anniversary of the Evangelical Covenant Church as well as the 40th anniversary of the ECC’s decision to ordain women as pastors. The following post is the seventh in a series of brief stories from a



Woman with a Vision

1 Comment » Written on February 7th, 2017     
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This is the sixth of a series of eight posts that are introducing Project Deborah, an initiative of the Commission for Biblical Gender Equality to inspire leaders to mentor and encourage women to respond to God’s call. These are the



Blessed

3 comments Written on January 31st, 2017     
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erka (2)Erika Haub is Associate Pastor at Shoreline Covenant Church in Shoreline, Washington.  Her post is number five in a series of brief stories from a group of eight women who describe their personal experience(s) in being either mentored or encouraged



Encourager, Affirmer, Mentor

1 Comment » Written on January 24th, 2017     
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pegThe following post is the fourth in a series of brief stories from a group of eight women who describe their personal experience(s) in being either mentored or encouraged to follow the calling of God to become a pastor. This



You Have To Be Kidding

3 comments Written on January 17th, 2017     
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The following post is the third in a series of brief stories from a group of eight women who describe their personal experience(s) in being either mentored or encouraged to follow the calling of God to become a pastor. This



The First to Call Me “Pastor”

1 Comment » Written on January 10th, 2017     
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This is both the 125th anniversary of the Evangelical Covenant Church as well as the 40th anniversary of the ECC’s decision to ordain women as pastors. The following post is the second in a series of brief stories from a