The Stamford (CT) Advocate ran a click-worthy article today as part of its “Two Communities, One Faith” series. This particular article, “Women leading the flock,” profiles the few female ministers leading the city’s Hispanic and Haitian congregations. One of the three women profiled is Holny Jean-Louis, pastor of Church of God of the New Jerusalem, a Haitian Disciples of Christ congregation.

The article goes into the issues and obstacles these women face as they try to follow God’s call even though some say they don’t belong in ministry because they are not male.

It also mentions another Disciples congregation in Stamford, First Stamford Spanish Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) whose former pastor, Rev. Candida Gonzalez, was one of only two Hispanic female pastors in the area (Gonzalez retired).

Two out of four…not bad!

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