Katherine Willis Pershey

Katherine is a minister ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a tradition that humbly professes "no creed but Christ". She is a regular contributor to The Christian Century, A Deeper Story, and The Art of Simple, and the author of Any Day a Beautiful Change: A Story of Faith and Family. She and her husband have two daughters and live near Chicago, where Katherine serves on the pastoral staff of the First Congregational Church of Western Springs.

Blog Posts by Katherine Willis Pershey

Wearing God: A Review

Lauren F. Winner’s Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God is playful, serious, informative, devotional, and as important as it is gratifying. As a reader who has long been unable to resist Winner’s engaging if…

Premenstral Ministry

I was scrolling through headlines when the story caught my attention: yet another school shooting had resulted in yet another fatality. A young girl was dead at the hands of a classmate, her parents shattered by grief, her community forever…