The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Mexico: Female pastors

The three who serve as the first ordained female pastors in the Mexican Lutheran Church see their gender as a strength.

Ordained in 2009, they have had "the difficult task of breaking new ground for the next generation of women and [to] be a witness to the fact that, with the help of God, anything and everything is possible when it comes to building the kingdom of God on earth," said Sofia Deyanira Tenorio May, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Mexico City.


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