Women's Ministries

Articles

October 2, 2018

By: Kathryn Norwood, Board Chair; Beth Messick, Executive Director; Landra Jennings, House Project Manager; and Kate Cramer, Chair, Development Committee

We are pleased to report that the Jasmine Road ministry so generously funded by the United Thank Offering of The Episcopal Church has launched in the Greenville, South Carolina area. Five women survivors of sexual exploitation and drug addiction were carefully screened by Jasmine Road staff and...

May 1, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The seven female bishops of the provinces of the Anglican Church Australia and of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have used their first ever meeting to speak out “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.”

During the three...

April 25, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Mothers’ Union has warned against a “weakening resolve” in the fight for women’s empowerment and called upon the UK to do more to promote gender equality, and end discrimination against women in the workplace. Following the 61st United Nations Commission on the...

January 23, 2017

The Rev. Susan Copley, rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Tarrytown, New York, right, prepares to head south into New York City for the Jan. 21 Women’s March. Photo: David Copley via Facebook

Members of Church of the Redeemer,...

February 25, 2009

On February 28, 2009, the first female primate in the Anglican Communion, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the elevation of women to the episcopate. The celebration and Eucharist at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston marks two decades...

April 3, 2008

Welsh Anglican clergy have narrowly voted against a measure, supported unanimously by their bishops, to allow women to be appointed to the episcopate. At a meeting of the Church in Wales synod in Lampeter on April 2, the bill to provide for the ordination of women bishops failed to get a...

February 5, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida's third annual "Believe in a Miracle," will welcome approximately 700 women who are registered for a day of renewal February 9 at the Venice Florida Community Center, where 1,000 participants can be accommodated.

The day will include Episcopal...

May 1, 2007

Do you remember Dana Carvey's portrayal of the "Church Lady" on Saturday Night Live in the 1980s? Pursed lips, hair in a bun, support hose, thick-heeled shoes, a voice like a serrated fish knife? She had a passion for finding sin in every member of her congregation. Lust was her favorite vice,...

April 10, 2003

Theology may not attract many women students in certain other Asian countries, but in Myanmar (Burma) women are flocking to theological colleges. Of the 4,000 students enrolled in theological colleges run by mainstream Protestant churches, more than 50 per cent today are women, said Peter...

January 13, 2003

In a letter to members of the church's Executive Council, Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold announced today that the Rev. Margaret Rose, rector of St. Dunstan's Church in Atlanta, Georgia, has been appointed director of Women's Ministries at the Episcopal Church Center in New York. She will...

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