Event Women in Ministry: Exploring Possibilities

Women in Ministry: Exploring Possibilities

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/10/2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Portsmouth Cathedral

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With Very Revd Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich Cathedral and

Rt Revd Ruth Worsley, Suffragan Bishop of Taunton . . . and more . . .

Why?

  • To give women clergy an opportunity to come together, worship together, network with one another and have conversations with women in a variety of more senior roles
  • To encourage women to consider where God may be calling them – now or in the future – and to enlighten them about the breadth and range of potential ministries available
  • To encourage women to have confidence in themselves and their potential

Programme

There will be addresses from our keynote speakers, a welcome by the Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral, the Very Revd David Brindley and opportunities to speak informally to women who hold diocesan roles, are Archdeacons, are involved in theological education and chaplaincies, are Rectors of larger churches and much more.

9.30 Coffee on arrival

10.00 Prayer, welcome and introduction to the day

10.15 Welcome from Dean David Brindley, a brief dialogue between him and Dean Jane followed by an address from Dean Jane

10.45 An introduction to some of the the people available for conversation.

11.15 Coffee, time to sign up for individual conversations

11.45 Table Talk Round 1- in 4s ( 4 x 15 min sessions)

12.45 Lunch, networking and conversations

1.45 Bishop Ruth speaks

2.15 Table Talk Round 2

3.15 Plenary and questions

3.45 Closing Worship

4.00 Depart

Who should come?

Women clergy who wish to think about their future ministry.

A sandwich lunch and drinks will be provided; a voluntary donation of £5 is suggested.

To book a place visit the website: www.cofeguildford.org.uk/whats-on/events/detail/women-in-ministry-a-day-to-explore-possibilities

For further information contact:
Revd Canon Karina Green: canonkarina@talktalk.net

Revd Belinda Davies: Belinda.Davies@portsmouth.anglican.org

Revd Canon Karen Hutchinson: revkarenhutchinson@gmail.com

Revd Canon Dr Hazel Whitehead: hazel.whitehead@cofeguildford.org.uk