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May 2018

Holy Rood House: Women Clergy Retreat 2018

There are still places available for this retreat from Tuesday 1st May FROM NOON – Thursday 3rd May 4.30pm “ Passion, Power & Perseverance” With Revd Elizabeth Baxter, Elaine Wisdom (art Therapist) and other community members. For more details, the booking form and flyer can be found here; Women Clergy Retreat 2018  

1st May 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3rd May 2018 @ 4:30 pm

June 2018

PROCESSIONS: A celebration of 100 years of votes for women

PROCESSIONS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in a mass participation artwork to celebrate one hundred years of votes for women. In 1918, the Representation of the People Act gave the first British women the right to vote and stand for public office. One hundred years on, we are inviting women* and girls across the UK to come and mark this historic moment as part of a living portrait of women in the 21st century. On Sunday 10th of June, women and…

10th June 2018

November 2018

WATCH Annual General Meeting 2018 – 17th November 2018

The WATCH Annual General Meeting 2018 is on Saturday 17th November 2018 at St John’s Church, Waterloo. Members will receive papers nearer the time. If you’re not a member of WATCH and would like to be please get in touch. Saturday 17 November 2018         St John’s Church, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8TY 10am-4pm Lunch and afternoon programme start times may be adjusted 10.00am    Refreshments 10.30am    AGM 12.45pm    ***Sandwich lunch provided *** 1.30pm    Talk on ‘God and…

17th November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

April 2019

University of Winchester Event: Asherah, the Queen of Heaven and women’s worship in the Hebrew Bible: A Re-Assessment

The lecture will look at both textual and material data related to the Hebrew Bible regarding women’s worship and rituals. Taking into consideration new research on the religious pluralism in ancient Israel, Dr Jeffers will redraw the boundaries between private and public worship spaces as a means to reassess the place of women in the ancient Israelite religious landscape. Furthermore, Dr Jeffers will look at a number of female figures e.g. Huldah, the unnamed woman of Endor, Zipporah, Tamar, Nehushta,…

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Bishop of London: Women in the Church

Hosted by LSE Library and LSE Faith Centre Join us for an insightful conversation with the Bishop of London, reflecting on women’s leadership, her experiences in the role and her journey so far. On International Women’s Day 2019, LSE Library will launch its series of activities around Women at Work to commemorate 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act. This Act removed the legal barriers of sex or marriage from official appointments and professional occupations, such as the legal profession. The…

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

May 2019

The Diocese of Southwark event: Inspired for the Future

Inspired for the Future – a day of celebration to mark 25 years of Women’s ordination to the priesthood. A study morning of reflection and conversation with Dr Paula Gooder and Professor Esther Mombo will be followed by a special Eucharist. The President will be the Bishop of London, the Rt Rev’d Sarah Mullally DBE, the Preacher the Venerable Dr Jane Steen plus the Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir. Service Flyer

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

July 2019

On Women’s Ordination – talk by Lisa Wright at LSE Library

An event organised by the LSE Library on July 18th at 1pm. A lunchtime talk by Lisa Wright who was one of the first women to be ordained in March 1994, and one of the first ordained deacons in 1987. Her talk will explore her experiences as a priest and the early history of the Movement for the Ordination of Women, which was founded in 1979 campaigning for women’s ordination until 1994. There will also be a chance to have…

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Good God! Sexuality and Gender Equality in the Church Impossibility or Imperative?

Good God! Sexuality and Gender Equality in the Church Impossibility or Imperative? An event organised by St Mark’s Church, Broomfield Road, Sheffield, S10 2SE   This is a day for those who want to see change within the Church of England. It is an opportunity to spend time together exploring how we can develop a strongly positive theological voice in these areas. Our lead speaker is Andrew Foreshew-Cain (chaplain of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford) one of the voices behind “Equal”,…

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

September 2019

Newcastle Diocese: Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women as Priests

Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women as Priests Newcastle Cathedral: Sunday 22 September, 4pm The Revd Canon Clare MacLaren, Bishop Christine and the Dean of Newcastle invite you, and all who wish to attend, to join them at Newcastle Cathedral for a celebratory service to mark this momentous occasion – the 25th anniversary of the ordination of the first women priests in the Church of England. Bishop Christine will preside over this Eucharistic service and clergy…

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

October 2019

WATCH AGM 2019

Our AGM is ON SATURDAY – 5th October. Please let us know if you are coming! Our speaker will be the First Church Estates Commissioner, Loretta Minghella, while Bishop Anne Hollinghurst will preside at the Eucharist. Please note that the precise time may change slightly nearer the time once final logistics are sorted and confirmed. Here’s what to expect The AGM is in two parts, 11am-Noon & 1.45pm-3pm Free to attend, but please tell us you’re coming Email Eve with…

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Free
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