Welcome to Free Range Priest. I'm Father Cathie, an Episcopal priest who views the world as my ministry. I teach Christian beliefs beyond the traditional congregation, and help clergy and churches think creatively about their mission. Through my blog I talk about following Jesus, shaping your life through faith, cultivating relationships, and how to be a light in the world.

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making ministry sustainable

How can clergy share our ministry in different contexts and support ourselves doing so? Whether it is within the church walls or beyond them - or both - we can live our vocation in new ways. Learn what it means to be a Free Range Priest in your context.


Making the Gospel Accessible

Faith isn’t always found in the pew. More often, we search for faith in the everyday moments of our lives — during our greatest triumphs and toughest struggles. As we marry our partners, raise our children, and bury our loved ones. As things go our way, and especially when they don’t. Faith doesn’t provide all the answers, but it does give us a framework for seeing the world through a love that is stronger than any evil.

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