Articles About church membership
Growing up in the farming community of Arcanum, Ohio, almost five decades ago, Doris Arnett Whitaker was surrounded by strong, church-going women who passed on to her their highest aspirations for a young girl: if she worked hard, she could grow up to be a nurse, a teacher, or a minister’s wife.
Whitaker took that advice seriously, although she’s given it a significant twist. She’s not the minister’s wife. She’s the minister.