Ain’t never been loved before: A story of Accompanying transformation. Edwina Gateley


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Walk Of Accompaniment

“Ain’t never been loved before”: A story of Accompanying transformation. Walking with and loving the prostitutes, the homeless, the winos, the forgotten and ourselves.


Born in Lancaster, England, Edwina Gateley’s educational experiences have awarded her a Teacher’s Degree from her home country, a Masters in Theology from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago and certification as an HIV Counselor in the State of Illinois. From 1981 to1982 Edwina lived for nine months in prayer and solitude in a hermitage in Illinois.In 1983 she spent over a year on the streets of Chicago walking with the homeless and women involved in prostitution. In 1983 Edwina founded Genesis House – a house of hospitality and nurturing for women involved in prostitution. Numerous groups and individuals, including the Mayor of Chicago, the late Joseph Bernardin and Bill Clinton former President of the United States, have publicly commended Edwina’s work and ministry. Edwina has also been featured on CBS’s “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours.” She also continues to work with women in recovery through her small Foundation, Sophia’s Circle. Edwina founded the Volunteer Missionary Movement (VMM) in Eng land to recruit, prepare and send lay missionaries to work in the developing world.

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