Dori Gorman is the Co-Founder and Co-Lead Pastor of NewStory Church on the north side of Chicago, Illinois. She holds a Masters of Divinity degree from Emmanuel Christian Seminary. She is gifted as a shepherd-prophet, with a passion for preaching, discipleship and coming alongside the forgotten. Dori has pioneered several initiatives in Chicago, including Friends of Swift, a fundraising organization for Swift Elementary School and Club StuCo, an after-school club for middle school students. She is honored to partner with Stadia’s Bloom ministry to help women maximize their role in starting churches. As a part of Bloom, Dori recently published a book, Anonymous: Naming the God of Esther and the Women Who Plant Churches. In her free time, she loves to read, rock climb, play basketball and go on adventures with her family—Rich, Charis and Nia.