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Everyone's Pastor

When I was ordained almost 20 years ago, I was ordained to serve a specific congregation.  A pastor, however, is NOT just a pastor to one particular group of people in a particular place – when one is ordained, one is also ordained as a pastor of the Church.  409 more words

Reflections

The Rev'd. Mrs.

Well, I’ve been a Reverend for nearly three weeks. How does it feel? A pretty good fit, like a comfortable new glove.

It’s a title that I have actually been increasingly looking forward to as ordination training progressed. 466 more words

Life

"Church" of England Votes to "Ordain" Women "Bishops"

The so-called “Church of England” has voted overwhelmingly to “ordain” women “bishops”.  I cannot say I am unsurprised, and this vote only serves to confirm Leo XIII’s teaching that Anglican “orders” are  203 more words

You know me

At the moment I am in transition between jobs. I am leaving local government after 12  years, and taking up a new role in mental health. 542 more words

NHS

Synod 14.7.14

And so the oil tanker turns,

The hierarchy no longer gender-bound,

(Although the feminine mitres will not be worn proud as yet).

Some will weep quietly in the shadows: 101 more words

Identity

It's my anniversary!

Eight years ago today I was ordained to Christian ministry. Like today, it was a hot, muggy July day. The A/C worked to keep up. And we enjoyed some prime family time. 117 more words

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Excommunicating Feminism in the Mormon Church

Nursing Clio is happy to have Amanda Hendrix-Komoto as a guest author today. Hendrix-Komoto  is a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan where her dissertation research focuses on how Mormon missionary work in the Pacific and Great Britain shaped the settlement of Utah. 1,650 more words

Feminism

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

kate kelly2 Amanda Hendrix-Komoto at Nursing Clio has posted a blog on the excommunication of Kate Kelly from the Mormon Church for asking it to consider the possibility of female ordination. Hendrix-Komoto explores the ramifications of Kelly's excommunication for the Mormon Church and places its action in historical context.