Women's Ordination

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September 15, 2017

By: Kayla Massey, Associate Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

While learning about Julia Chester Emery over the summer, the staff learned some interesting things that we didn’t know about our predecessor and we wanted to share them with you.

Most people know that every weekday Morning Prayer and the Eucharist are held in the chapel at the Episcopal...

September 6, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Time magazine’s new multimedia project, Firsts: Women Who Are Changing the World, features the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, 26th presiding bishop, as one of 46 profiled women.

A trailer for the video interview with Jefferts Schori, along with the...

July 16, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Three quarters of the current women priests and deacons in the Anglican Church of Mexico have held a gathering to celebrate the ministry of ordained women in the province. It brought together 18 out of the province’s 25 ordained women for their first such...

June 11, 2017

Now-retired Massachusetts Bishop Suffragan Barbara Harris, left, helped ordain and consecrate the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows on April 29 in Indianapolis when the latter became the first black female diocesan bishop in the Episcopal Church. Harris became the first woman bishop in the...

May 30, 2017

The Rev. Roxanne Jimerson-Friday became the first Native American woman from the Wind River Indian Reservation, in the state of Wyoming, ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church on May 26 by Bishop of Wyoming John S. Smylie. Photo: Diocese of Wyoming

[Diocese of Wyoming] On...

March 27, 2017

The Rt. Rev. Gretchen M. Rehberg was ordained and consecrated as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Spokane on March 18 at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Spokane, Washington. Photo: Diocese of Spokane

[Diocese of Spokane] The Rt. Rev. Gretchen M. Rehberg was...

January 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The first woman to be ordained as a bishop by the Church in Wales has described her consecration at the weekend as “awe-inspiring.”

The Rt. Rev. Joanna Penberthy, former rector of the Benefice of Glan Ithon in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, said: “I...

December 7, 2015

[Anglican Journal] History was made in Uruguay on Nov. 22 with the first-ever ordination of women to the Anglican priesthood in the country.

The Rev. Audrey Taylor Gonzalez, the Rev. Cynthia Myers Dickin and the Rev. Susana Lopez Lerena were ordained priests on the Feast of the...

July 24, 2015

Bishops Rachel Treweek (left) and Sarah Mullally (right) with Archbishop Justin Welby outside Canterbury CathedralPhoto: Rob Berry/Canterbury Cathedral

[Anglican Communion News Service] A wave of clapping and cheering greeted two newly consecrated bishops as they processed...

April 15, 2015

The Rev. Michelle Warriner Bolt, the Rev Alison Cheek, the Rev. Carter Heyward, Darlene O’Dell and the Rev. Anne Bonnyman at Diocese of East Tennessee’s April 11 Symposium and Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women in the Episcopal Church, at Church of the Ascension,...

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