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Celebrating Female Images of Christa, University of Winchester, 10 July – 9 August 2015

This art exhibition in the Link Gallery at the University of Winchester brings together women artists from across Europe to celebrate the ongoing heritage of Christa images. Artists include Ulrika Auga (Germany), Silvia Martinez Cano (Spain), Megan Clay (UK), Angie Devereux (UK), Elisavetta Dvorak (presently Russian), Annette Esser (Germany), Sylvia Grevel (Netherlands) and Jess Wood (UK). The exhibition will also include the Bosnian Christa created by Margaret Argyle in 1993. To accompany the exhibition, the Institute for Theological Partnerships has organised a series of free lectures as follows: 10th July Read more …

Shared Conversations on Human Sexuality

Over the next few months please pray for all involved in the shared conversations on human sexuality, which are taking place in regional meetings.  The website www.sharedconversations.org contains information about the dates for each regional meeting, the process involved, how participants have been invited, and the resources they will be using. Similar facilitated discussions at General Synod over the consecration of women as bishops considerably changed the atmosphere of debate on that issue. We support such an opportunity to enable people of very different views to speak honestly and listen well Read more …

Li Tim-Oi Foundation 21st Anniversary Celebration

At Southwark Cathedral on Saturday, 2nd May, we celebrated the Li Tim-Oi Foundation, that has so far funded 400 women to be educated for Christian work in their own country. We were reminded by Bishop Libby that being named can be a significant and profound experience, and of the long line of named women in the Bible who contributed to the flourishing of faith in their time. Florence Li Tim-Oi was the first female Anglican priest, ordained in 1944 by the Bishop of Hong Kong to minister beyond enemy lines Read more …