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On the Ordination of Women

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Thursday 18 July 2019 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Hosted by the LSE Library, WC2A 2HD.

A talk by Lisa Wright who was one of the first women to be ordained in March 1994 and also one of the first ordained deacon seven years before that in 1987.

Her talk will explore her experiences as a priest and about 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 a look at some of the archives held on the Movement of the Ordination of Women.

Vocations Forum

Sat 14 Sep 2019

14 September
at Trinity House

Contact our Vocations Department for more information

Croydon Area Lay Conference

Sat 14 Sep 2019

St Bede’s School, Redhill
10am – 4pm

Refreshing Church

A day for lay people …

… who want to see their church energised and growing,
… who want a spring in their step on their journey of faith,
… who want to see others encounter the rich love of God.

Tickets cost £10, including a light lunch and refreshments. 

Keynote speakers:

Paula Gooder, theologian and Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral.

The Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, Bishop of Southwark.

More information and booking at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/refreshing-church-tickets-56110341542

Clergy Study Day

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Clergy Study Day – Tuesday 15 October 2019 @ Southwark Cathedral

This year, our focus will be on global and cross-cultural mission. South London and East Surrey is increasingly multi-cultural, and it is important that we maintain our awareness of the worldwide Church as we minister in this context.


09.30:               Coffee

10.00:               Welcome

10.15 - 11.25:   Meg Warner: Journeying with Abraham and Living Alongside Others

11.25 - 11.35:   Short break

11.35 - 12.45:   Richard Burridge: The God Who Sends. A Study in John’s Gospel

12.45:               Prayers

13.00:               Lunch

                         (A bookstall will be available with a selection of resources at discounted prices)

13.50 - 15.15:   How do we relate to the world around us?

Meg Warner on Cross-Cultural contact in Genesis 34

Richard Burridge on The Cosmos in John: a Hostile World or the Object of God's love? 

 15.15:              Blessing/final prayers

RSVP to clergystudyday@southwark.anglican.org

Vocations Forum

Sat 16 Nov 2019

16 November
at Trinity House

Contact our Vocations Department for more information