Rev. Rebecca Writes is a blog that focuses on faith, books, and disability awareness!
Here are some of my most recent posts:
Personal Testimony- Faith and Sight Loss– Guest post by Amanda Gene Nelson
All Dogs Go to Heaven– A devotion on Revelation
Making My Wedding Accessible (Guest Post By: Martha Harris)
Voice Dream Reader– The app that allows me to read over 120 books a year, even with sight loss!
Book Review & Author Interview: The Bright Side of Darkness with J.E. Pinto is the best representation of a blind character in a fictional novel that I have ever read! The author, J.E. Pinto, also happens to be blind. In this interview, she speaks about her inspiration for her award winning novel, writing characters with disabilities, and her writing process.
Book Review: The Spec Set by Taya Okerlund is a fun science fiction adventure where neurodivergent characters get to be the heroes!
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Rev. Rebecca L. (Torres) Holland, M.Div.
Rev. Rebecca (Torres) Holland is the author of the poetry collection Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse. Her book is available in paperback from Amazon and is coming soon to Kindle. All profits made from this collection will be donated to Christ Community United Methodist Church.
Rebecca is the chair of Disability Ministry Task Force of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church. She is passionate about making both the church and the world accessible for people with disabilities.
Rebecca graduated in 2011 with a B.S. in English Education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, she went on to attend Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C. where she earned her Master of Divinity in 2014. While at Wesley Seminary, Rebecca served as a pastoral intern at a cooperative parish where she gained experience working with both a large congregation and a small ethnically diverse congregation.
While in D.C., Rebecca also served as a pastoral intern at the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) located on Capitol Hill. During her time at GBCS, Rebecca gained experience working with issues of social justice, including the Imagine No Malaria Campaign. She was ordained as an elder in the United Methodist Church in May of 2018. She currently serves as the solo pastor at a wonderful church in Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Order of St. Luke
Rebecca is a voracious reader and particularly enjoys poetry, eighteenth century literature, and women’s history. She also has a soft spot for genre fiction.
Rebecca is the proud mom to a chubby chihuahua and a very grumpy cat.
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