Contributors

IMG_20151017_175020220_HDRRev. Danae Ashley, a native of Spokane, Washington, is an Episcopal priest who has served parishes in North Carolina, New York, and Minnesota, and is currently serving part-time as an associate priest on staff in Seattle. She also has a masters degree in marriage and family therapy and seeks to use art, music, drama, poetry, and movement in counseling, spiritual direction, and creation of ritual, especially for pregnancy and infant loss. Danae is a trained facilitator of the Mandala Assessment Research Instrument (MARI), Prepare-Enrich, and Positive Discipline parenting workshops. She is proud to be part of The Young Clergy Women Project and has written for their online magazine Fidelias Sisters, as well as being a contributing writer to the Episcopal Churchs online ministry Sermons That Work, and blogging with a fellow young clergywoman about autism and the church. Her favorite pastimes include hiking with her husband and beloved dog, reading, traveling, visiting with family and friends, dancing with wild abandon to Celtic music, and serious karaoke. 

2015-04-21 13.20.48Rev. Diane L. Badger is an ordained American Baptist Minister living in Massachusetts. She received her bachelor’s of business administration from Eastern Nazarene College. After twenty years working in the nonprofit sector, she felt called to ministry and received her MDiv from Andover Newton Theological School. She has served in leadership positions with the American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts and in the local church. After serving as the pastor of Community Baptist Church of Marion, she is now retired and works as a consultant with small churches in the area of finance and administration. When she is not engaged in ministry, she spends her time with her family of daughters and four grandchildren. She also does extensive genealogical research and paper crafting.

Jennifer Harris Dault is associate pastor at St. Louis Mennonite Fellowship in St. Louis, Missouri. Jennifer is a licensed minister through the Illinois Mennonite Conference. She and her husband, Allyn, are the parents of three children, Avelyn, Benjamin, and Simeon.

Rev. Angela T. Khabeb is a pastor on staff at Ascension Lutheran Church in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She earned a master of divinity degree from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. She enjoys an active home life with her amazing husband, Benhi, two spectacular sons, Konami and Khenna, and a precious baby girl, Khonni.

Rev. Kelly Hough Rogers was ordained in the United Church of Christ in 2007. She participates in the UCC’s Next Generation Leadership Initiative and is excited about the future of her denomination. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she moved to Connecticut after graduating from Princeton Theological Seminary in the spring of 2004. Currently, Rev. Hough Rogers is serving as Associate Minister for Children, Youth, and Families at Norfield Congregational Church in Weston, Connecticut. She is passionate about reproductive justice and reproductive theology and is pursuing her DMin from Andover Newton Theological School with that focus. Just as much as she feels called to pastor, she feels called to parent and is honored to be mother of two young sons. Together with her husband, Jon, they enjoy being outside, traveling all over the world, and being creative together. God has richly blessed Rev. Hough Rogers, and she is eternally grateful.

 

 

 

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