Rt Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Bishop of Dover, says it’s time to stop walking on eggshells and call for equality for women in the Church of England.  The link for this talk is below.  And you can watch this and other talks from the all day Not Equal Yet Conference on 20 April 2024 by going… Read more »

On the publication on 11 April of a report into the appointment of the Bishop of Blackburn and its implications that has taken almost a year, the Church of England issued a simultaneous press release headed ‘Independent reviewer upholds appointment process for Bishop of Blackburn.’  Or, in other words, ‘Nothing to see here.’ Having not… Read more »

WATCH is pleased to be sponsoring this conference on Saturday, 20 April 2024 at St John’s Church in Waterloo.  You can book your place at the conference through this link or via the QR code below. The Not Equal Yet Conference, sponsored by Women and the Church (WATCH), will be held on Saturday 20 April 2024 at… Read more »

This prayer is taken from the service at St Martin in the Fields for the 80th anniversary of the priesting of Florence Li Tim-Oi. It’s a wonderful prayer and we would encourage you to pray it, as we recognise the ongoing discrimination and sexism that women experience both in our own church today and all… Read more »

For over nine years, WATCH has observed the outworking of the 2014 House of Bishops’ Declaration on the Ministry of Bishops and Priests (the Declaration), and highlighted concerns about its operation and the continuing discrimination and sexism that women experience in the Church. We have repeatedly called for transparency from churches that limit women’s ministry… Read more »