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The scarves of General Convention

Many delegates and visitors to General Convention demonstrated their support for women’s ordination by the wearing of green and purple scarves.  Perhaps you will see these scarves in congregations around Australia, and perhaps you will also see the wearing of small green and purple ribbons.

Wear them with pride and be a visual reminder to those who govern the LCA that the voice of members will not be silenced with roughshod treatment.  It is for the sake of the Gospel that we persevere.  One day soon, women pastors will minister to us and to the Church, when we will look back and wonder what all the fuss was about.

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Photo by Helene Schultz

Remaining photos from the LCA Synod Galleries, however, there are further photos on the WMN blog.

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Posted by on April 26, 2013 in women's ordination

 

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Women’s Ordination to be debated at General Convention

For today just the bones.

General Pastors’ Conference last week discussed the topic of women’s ordination. There was a small majority vote that Pastors Conference recommends to General Convention that women’s ordination be discussed.

Today, Monday 22nd April, at approximately 3:30pm Adelaide time, women’s ordination will be discussed.

Your prayers are appreciated for a transparent and forward looking debate ‘where loves come to life’.

 

 

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Margit speaks in support of women’s ordination

 
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Posted by on April 20, 2013 in theology, video, women's ordination

 

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Wendy shares her journey on women’s ordination

 
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Posted by on April 16, 2013 in video, women's ordination

 

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Rev Dr Rick Strelan reflects on women’s ordination

Rev Dr Rick Strelan reminds us that ordination is a gift of God, and raises the issue of authority in the church.

 
 

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Leigh Newton speaks on women’s ordination. Part 1

 
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Posted by on April 13, 2013 in theology, video

 

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Tania speaks on women’s ordination

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