MOVEMENT FOR THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN

bringing change and understanding

bringing change and understanding

Icon of Rev'd Florence Li Tim-Oi created by Rev'd Paige Blair

Celebrating The Rev Dr Florence Li Tim-Oi, Pioneering Priest

‘I can certainly see no theological argument against the ordination of women. We are all God’s children, male and fe... Read More
Val Graydon

THE VENERABLE VAL GRAYDON

The Ven. Val Graydon, one of the first group of women to be ordained as priest in the Anglican Church of Australia, pass... Read More
The Most Rev'd Kay Goldsworthy AO, Archbishop of Perth, preaching at Solemn High Mass, Christ Church of St Laurence, 17 September 2023.

MOW in Sydney: 40 Years of Activism

Sydney MOW celebrated 40 years of activism on behalf of women’s ordination in the Diocese of Sydney on 17 September 20... Read More
2023 ordinations in the Diocese of the Murray - Source FaceBook.

HISTORY MADE AS THE DIOCESE OF THE MURRAY ORDAINS WOMEN PRIESTS

The Diocese of the Murray made history on 12 August 2023 when the Bishop, the Right Reverend Keith Dalby, ordained three... Read More

Adelaide celebrates 30th anniversary of women priests

The Diocese of Adelaide celebrated the 30th anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood at St Peter’s Cat... Read More

TWO ARCHBISHOPS

The Archbishop of Canterbury visits Australia Here he is with the Anglican Communion's first female archbishop, the M... Read More

National Conference for 30th Anniversary of Women Priests

THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE WAS AN OUTSTANDING SUCCESS!   Held at Christ Church St Laurence, 812 George Street, ... Read More

MOW AT GENERAL SYNOD 2022

MOW AT GENERAL SYNOD 2022 AND THE MOTION ON THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN’S ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD Four us trav... Read More

The Year of Our Lord 1992 – Women Priests – then and now

Thirty Years of Women Priests   This year, 2022, is the 30th Anniversary of the ordination of the first wome... Read More

St Brigid of Ireland February 1

  St Brigid of Kildare   - a reflection on one woman and her ministry                    ... Read More
Ro Yule

The MOW Logo

Ro Yule, an artist living in Victoria designed the logo for the celebration of the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood... Read More

Richard Hooker and the Via Media

I am preparing to preach on my hero, Richard Hooker tomorrow, Wednesday 4/11. There is a very inspiring piece in a book ... Read More

MOW AGM 2021 A Feast of theology conducted decently and in order

MOW Australia Ltd Annual General Meeting 9 October 2021 HIGHLIGHTS   The 2021 AGM for MOW Australia Ltd w... Read More

SPOTLIGHT ON WOMEN, JULY 2023

Trinity College Theological School in Melbourne is partnering with St James' Institute in Sydney and offering a series o... Read More

Dr Jacqueline Service – AGM Guest Speaker 2021

Jacqueline is Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Charles Sturt University (St Mark’s National Theological Centre), Can... Read More

AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS 2021

    Professor Eileen Baldry AO for distinguished service to tertiary education, to criminology and socia... Read More

First Female Anglican Bishop in East & Central Africa

Canon Emily Awino Onyango Posted on: January 18, 2021 4:10 PM The new Assistant Bishop of Bondo, the Rig... Read More

HEADSHIP AND UNDERBELLY

On Thursday 10 June, Julia Baird convened a discussion on domestic violence in the Anglican Church on The Drum.  ... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE 14 June 2021

DEMAND FOR CHURCH AUTHORITIES TO ADDRESS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE ANGLICAN CHURCH   The Movement for the Ordi... Read More

LADY DAY SERMON

    Sermon delivered by the Dean of St Peter’s Cathedral Adelaide, South Australia, the Very Rever... Read More

GENDER-BASED BELIEF: A New Ethic for Christianity

Gender-Balanced Belief: A New Ethic for Christianity: a new book by Mavis Rose Gender-Balanced Belief calls on the chu... Read More

Bishop Bruce Wilson

Bishop Bruce Wilson's funeral was held at St James’ Church, King Street, Sydney at 10am on Monday 29 March 2021. &n... Read More

Muriel Gorrie

Muriel Gorrie was the third person to join the newly formed National Movement for the Ordination of Women in Adelaide in... Read More

From Biscuits to Bishop: Changing women, changing church

  A celebration of Anglican women’s history in Brisbane Diocese From Biscuits to Bishop is a multimedia exh... Read More

Bishop of Swaziland Ellinah Wamukoya

Bishop of Swaziland and global environment advocate Ellinah Wamukoya dies from Covid Bishop Ellinah Wamukoya ... Read More

Dr Rachelle Gilmour

TRINITY COLLEGE THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL MELBOURNE, VICTORIA   FACULTY  Q&A NAME: Dr Rachelle Gilmour ... Read More

Elizabeth Thompson

Trinity College alum profile: Elizabeth Thompson Elizabeth Thompson moved to Australia from the US and found fulfilli... Read More

Bp Barbara Harris: one year on

The Anglican Communion’s first female bishop [caption id="attachment_1309" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo... Read More

Sister Frances Murphy CSC – Eulogy

Sr Helen CSC, writes the Eulogy for Sr Frances, who died in January. Sr Frances was the Sister-in-Charge... Read More

Remembering Patteson – Revd Sr Veronica CSC

Patteson’s Cross, Nukapu ‘Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoev... Read More

Mystics, Theologians & God-Botherers: Patricia Brennan

  Sunday 7 March 6.00-8.00pm (Queensland Time) Patricia Brennan – prophet, medical doctor, forensic physici... Read More

Prayer at Christmas and beyond

Christ has no body but yours, No hands, no feet on earth but yours, Yours are the eyes with which He looks Compassi... Read More

Victorian Anglicans Together

Preparing, educating, equipping  You may be aware, the Appellate Tribunal has presented their determination regardin... Read More

Elizabeth Murray: her journey to priesthood

  Elizabeth Murray admits that many others saw her leadership potential before she did, and she’s now thankful tha... Read More

THESE OUR TURBULENT DAYS

Psalm 93          A calm authority That with divine wisdom we may sufficiently contains the energies we have unl... Read More

Simone Weil and the gift of inarticulacy

  How not to live in lockdown Simone Weil (1909-1943) is a thinker of ‘asphasia’: the inability to speak ... Read More

Episcopal Priest Wins Election

 becoming Georgia’s first LGBTQ state senator The Rev. Kim Jackson speaks du... Read More

Precious in God’s eyes

May the God of Eve teach you to dance. May the God of Hagar bring you comfort in the desert. May the God of Miriam bri... Read More

Prayers at AGM 2020

PSALM 124      A PILGRIM PSALM   DELIVERANCE AND DESTRUCTION: WILL WE WEATHER THE STORM?   For... Read More

Linda Nicholls Primate

New primate foresees time of change for national church The Anglican Church of Canada’s new primate says her top prio... Read More

President’s Report 2020

 PRESIDENT’S REPORT TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  3 OCTOBER 2020   I’m not being positiv... Read More

Kevin Giles

Is God Male?  Kevin Giles For the last forty years, the traditional way of speaking and thinking of God as a ... Read More

Mary, the Mother of the Lord

A PROTESTANT AND HER MOTHER MARY   M’Kenna Gillespie One of last year's members of the Community of St A... Read More

Mavis Rose

Dear MOW folk A great warrior has passed from our earthly midst, Mavis Rose in Brisbane who died on Sept 27,(2019) ha... Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, passed away Sept. 18, 2020 [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop ... Read More

TOWARDS ORDAINED MINISTRY

TOWARDS ORDAINED MINISTRY Living God, Communion of Eternal Love, whose Word insists even while it whispers, who... Read More

Alison McAllister

    Alison McAllister Alison worships at St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church, which is located in the c... Read More

Philippa Wetherell

THE GEOGRAPHER Cloistered in this one small cell like a medieval monk, unarmed but with scrolls of vellum not to a... Read More

The Magdalene Window

St Peter's Cathedral Adelaide presents a talk about one of its stained glass windows. This is one of a series of talks w... Read More

QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS 8 June 2020

The Reverend Dr Elizabeth Joyce Smith, AM “for significant service to the Anglican Church of Australia, and to liturgi... Read More

Church of England appoints its first black female bishop

The Church of England’s first black female bishop has been appointed by Downing Street. Rose Hudson-Wilkin, the cha... Read More

Vale – Patricia Hayward (1953-2020)

MOW was saddened to learn of the passing of Patricia Hayward on 1 January 2020. Patricia was a committed supporter of... Read More
"Breaking the Stained Glass Ceiling: A Risky but Rewarding Renovation!"

Breaking the Stained Glass Ceiling: A Risky but Rewarding Renovation!

On 21st February, 2015 the Rev. Dr Keith Mascord gave very well attended public lecture in support of the Sydney Movemen... Read More
Venerable Alison Taylor

Melbourne priest to become Queensland’s First Woman Bishop

  The Venerable Alison Taylor, Melbourne's Archdeacon for International Partnerships and Vicar of St John's ... Read More
Julia Baird Journalist

20 years of women priests in the Australian Anglican church

Article by Julia Baird marking 20 years of women priests in the Australian Anglican church. Julia Baird argues in the... Read More

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President: Elaine Lindsay
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Vice-President(s): Ann Edwards
Collen O'Reilly AM
Secretary: Sandra Kjellgren
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Treasurer: Kathleen Toal
General Representative(s): Danni Clark, Melissa Conway, Tanja Hagedorn, Karen Terpstra
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