MOVEMENT FOR THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN

bringing change and understanding

bringing change and understanding

The Rev’d Alison Cheek, 29 July 1974, and the day that changed the Anglican Church

“Imagine”, writes Maureen Fiedler, “a church service so controversial that police officers are stationed down the ... Read More
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

CAROLINE PEARCE

The Reverend Caroline Heath Pearce Born October 17, 1944 Millicent Died 15th September, 2020 Wayville (An update: C... 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

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

The Rev’d Heather Sizer

Heather Sizer was ordained as a local priest to the church in Wirrabarra in the mid-north of South Australia by Bishop D... Read More
Rev Beth Spence

Vale Revd Beth Spence (2012)

We are deeply saddened to hear that the Reverend Beth Spence has died after a short illness. Please pray for Beth's fami... 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

The Rev’d Caroline Pearce

The Rev’d Caroline Pearce died peacefully on Tuesday 15 September 2020 in Adelaide. Caroline grew up in Adelaide, w... Read More

The Reverend Sal Tatchell 1929-2020

The Reverend Sal Tatchell is believed to be the first Anglican woman ordained in South Australia who has died. [capti... Read More

Bishop Barbara Harris (1930-2020)

Barbara Harris, the first woman in the Anglican communion to be consecrated a bishop, died in March 2020. Two articles a... Read More

The Reverend Alison Cheek

The Reverend Alison Cheek was a significant figure in the early days of the Movement for the Ordination of Women in Aust... Read More
Rev Barbara Darling

Vale – Bishop Barbara Darling (2015)

MOW Australia join the Australian Bishops, Clergy and Laity in mourning the death of the Rt Rev’d Barbara Brinsley Dar... Read More
Rev Beth Spence

Vale Revd Beth Spence (2012)

We are deeply saddened to hear that the Reverend Beth Spence has died after a short illness. Please pray for Beth's fami... Read More

Vale Diane Heath

MOWatch Inc celebrates the life of Diane Heath a leader in the Movement for the Ordination of Women both nationally and ... Read More

Vale – Alison Gent (2009)

ALISON GENT passed away 13 November 2009. A woman of incredible faith and strength, who became a foundational member of ... Read More
Patricia Brennan Inaugural MOW President

Vale – Patricia Brennan (2011)

MOWatch Incorporated mourns the loss of Patricia Brennan. Founding President of MOW (National) Inc. Patricia died on Sun... Read More

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President: Elaine Lindsay
president@mowatch.com.au
Vice-President(s): Ann Edwards
Collen O'Reilly AM
Secretary: Sandra Kjellgren
secretary@mowatch.com.au
Treasurer: Kathleen Toal
General Representative(s): Danni Clark, Melissa Conway, Tanja Hagedorn, Karen Terpstra
Sydney MOW Convenor: Ruth Champion
convenor.sydneymow@mowatch.com.au
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