Feminism

Ann Gillespie

Women’s Ordination History Project: Ann Gillespie

On July 29, 2014, the Episcopal Church will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordinations of the first women as priests. To observe that anniversary, we reached out to women who have served at ASC over the last forty years — as well as those who have been sponsored for ordination and gone on to serve elsewhere — to share their stories. Here is one of them:

Ann Gillespie

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Wilma Jakobsen

Women’s Ordination History Project: Wilma Jakobsen

On July 29, 2014, the Episcopal Church will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordinations of the first women as priests. To observe that anniversary, we reached out to women who have served at ASC over the last forty years — as well as those who have been sponsored for ordination and gone on to serve elsewhere — to share their stories. Here is one of them:

Wilma Jakobsen

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Margaret_Cunningham

Women’s Ordination History Project: Margaret Cunningham

On July 29, 2014, the Episcopal Church will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordinations of the first women as priests. To observe that anniversary, we reached out to women who have served at ASC over the last forty years — as well as those who have been sponsored for ordination and gone on to serve elsewhere — to share their stories. Here is one of them:

Margaret Cunningham

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Janine_Schenone

Women’s Ordination History Project: Janine Schenone

On July 29, 2014, the Episcopal Church will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordinations of the first women as priests. To observe that anniversary, we reached out to women who have served at ASC over the last forty years — as well as those who have been sponsored for ordination and gone on to serve elsewhere — to share their stories. Here is one of them:

Janine Schenone

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Kristin Barberia

Women’s Ordination History Project: Kristin Neily Barberia

On July 29, 2014, the Episcopal Church will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordinations of the first women as priests. To observe that anniversary, we reached out to women who have served at ASC over the last forty years — as well as those who have been sponsored for ordination and gone on to serve elsewhere — to share their stories. Here is one of them:

Kristin Neily Barberia

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Kathleen Dale

Women’s Ordination History Project: Kathleen Dale

On July 29, 2014, the Episcopal Church will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordinations of the first women as priests. To observe that anniversary, we reached out to women who have served at ASC over the last forty years — as well as those who have been sponsored for ordination and gone on to serve elsewhere — to share their stories. Here is one of them:

The Rev. Kathleen Askew Dale

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Maria Shriver

“Action and Inspiration with Maria Shriver”


Maria Shriver and Ed Bacon discuss the struggles of women in the United States, Maria’s passions, and her life of public service.  In the Rector’s Forum, Sunday, June 29.

Susan Russell: “Learning Our Past, Charting Our Future”

Women Priests 2014
On July 29, 1974 eleven deacons — who came to be known as the “Philadelphia Eleven” — and four bishops gathered in front of a standing-room-only-congregation at the Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia and made history with the ordination of the first women priests in the Episcopal Church.

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