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Women of the ELCA magazines honored

Women of the ELCA magazines honored

Women of the ELCA’s two magazines, Gather and Café, have been honored by the Associated Church Press.

Café, an online magazine for young adult women, received two awards: an award of merit in the “Best in Class for Independent Website or E-zine and an award of excellence in the Website Redesign category. Café, edited by Elizabeth McBride, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013. Café launched its redesign in the summer of 2012.

Gather received five awards. An award of excellence in the devotional/inspirational long format category was received for the piece “Nothing Shall Be Lost” by Heidi Neumark. The 2012 summer study written by Julie Kanarr received an award of merit in the Bible resource category. Three honorable mentions were received: one as a personal experience/first person account (“Six Lessons I Learned on the Road” by Christa von Zychlin); a biblical interpretation article (“Everything She Had” by Peter Marty); and a devotional/inspirational article (“Six Lessons I Learned on the Road” by Christa von Zychlin). Kate Elliiott, editor, and Terri Lackey, managing editor, received the awards of behalf of the magazine.

A complete list of the Best of the Christian Press Awards 2012 can be found online.