Love is a Verb: What love does

Kelly Bates Oglesby resides with her husband in Indianapolis. Presently she’s discerning ministry/pastoral opportunities while providing supply preaching and teaching service as called. She’s looking forward to the Women in Leadership Project’s Women Doing Theology conference in November. Verbs are action indicators in our life story. Through verbs we understand what was, is and will […]

A love litany

Kicking off our Love is a Verb storytelling project, Mennonite Church USA commissioned a litany to be written by Kelly Bates Oglesby, pastor at Parkview Mennonite Church, Kokomo, Indiana. Has your congregation seen and used this beautiful litany in worship?   Reader 1: Beloved, let us Love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is […]

#WeAreMenno: Christians living out our faith through a Mennonite perspective

Kelly Bates Oglesby is grateful to share life with her husband, Herman. She is lead pastor of Parkview Mennonite Church in Kokomo, Indiana. Kelly is committed to cultural competence, reconciliation ministry and pastoral care.   Parkview Mennonite Church is comprised of a diverse array of people who trod different special paths to become part of […]