14 Female Presbyterian Leaders I’m Learning From

*updated October 10th

There are lots of women in important leadership roles in the PC(USA) right now. This is one of the most promising signs of vitality in our denomination. Here are 14 female Presbyterian leaders I have worked on projects with and who have made me a better pastor. Who would you add?

  • Karen Sapio, Head of Staff, Claremont Presbyterian Church (and my colleague)
  • Wendy Tajima, Presbytery Executive, Presbytery of San Gabriel
  • Ruth Santana-Grace, Presbytery Executive, Philadelphia Presbytery
  • Millason Dailey, Associate Pastor, Calvary Presbyterian Church of South Pasadena
  • Becca Bateman, Associate Pastor, San Marino Community Church
  • Jessica Tate, National Director, NEXT Church
  • Mihee Kim-Kort, Director of Ukirk, Bloomington, IN, author
  • Carla Pratt-Keyes, Pastor, Ginter Park Presbyterian Church, Richmond, VA
  • Doska Ross, Synod Executive, Synod of The Pacific
  • Erin Thomas, Co-Pastor, Calvary Presbyterian Church, Riverside, California
  • Marci Auld Glass, Pastor, Southminster Presbyterian Church, Boise, Idaho, and Co-Moderator of The Covenant Network of Presbyterians
  • Chineta Goodjoin, Pastor of New Hope Church, a Presbyterian New Worshipping Community in Santa Ana, CA
  • Libby Shannon, Associate Chaplain, Eckerd College, and Co-Moderator of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship
  • Jana Blazek, Associate Editor, The Presbyterian Outlook