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Sophie Louise recognises that gender is everything in the LCA

08 Apr

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Parish worker, Sophie Louise, shares her disillusion with the way female workers are treated within the Church.

… There is one thing in particular that has always confused me about the fact that the LCA does not ordain women. In human development studies I was taught that childhood and adolescence are the formative years. If this is true then what children and youth learn about God during these years is of the utmost importance. I have always found it strange that I and many other women are allowed to teach God’s Word to children and young people at this critical time in life and yet once they turn 18 it’s as if we no longer have a right to continue to teach them. It just does not make sense to me.  …

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One response to “Sophie Louise recognises that gender is everything in the LCA

  1. Rev. Lorelei Kay

    April 17, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    Uh. Women are being, have been ordained for quite some time in other denominations. Maybe she should get a new church, one that actually reads the Bible without the Medieval blinkers. Even reading the Gospel of Luke should help this young woman realize that it’s not Jesus who is holding her back.

     

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