MOVEMENT FOR THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN

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bringing change and understanding

2024 Conference: Lead Like a Woman

28 to 30 November 2024 | Thursday 28 November – St John’s Cathedral, 373 Ann Street, Brisbane 4000. Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November – St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, 11 Petrie Street, Ascot 4007

The Movement for the Ordination of Women Australia Ltd

invites members, supporters and guests to the 2024 National Conference in Brisbane:

Lead Like a Woman!

Dates: Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 November

 

Venues

Thursday 28 November – St John’s Cathedral, 373 Ann Street, Brisbane 4000

Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November – St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, 11 Petrie Street, Ascot 4007

 

Getting there – St John’s Cathedral is about 20 minutes from the airport by train or taxi.

St Margaret’s School is about 15 minutes from the airport by taxi.

 

Accommodation

Delegates are requested to source their own accommodation and transport. Some suggestions are provided below.

Riverview Hotel – 3 Star

20 Riverview Terrace, Hamilton QLD 4007• (07) 3268 4666

Kingsford Smith Motel – 4 Star

610 Kingsford Smith Dr, Hamilton QLD 4007• (07) 3868 4444

Albion Manor Hotel – 3 Star

402 Sandgate Rd, Albion QLD 4010• (07) 3256 0444

View Hotel – 4 Star

Kingsford Smith Dr &, Hunt St, Hamilton QLD 4007• (07) 3862 1800

Ascot Budget Inn – 2 Star

143 Nudgee Rd, Ascot QLD 4007• (07) 3268 2823

 Airport Clayfield Hotel – 3 Star

772 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield QLD 4011• (07) 3862 2966

 

Registration

Conference Fees

MOW Members and Concessions

$325 – Full Conference, including Conference Dinner

$260 – One Day Only, no Conference Dinner included

Non Members

$400 – Full Conference, including Conference Dinner

$300 – One Day Only, no Conference Dinner included

Conference Dinner Only (or added to one day rate) – $100

 

Not a member? Annual membership is $70 full and $40 concession.

Join here: https://mowatch.com.au/membership-form/

 

Please register for the conference online here:

https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1244337

 

Attending the Opening Eucharist and Dinner only? 

Please register here for catering purposes.

Please DO NOT use this link if you are registering for any other conference sessions.

https://www.trybooking.com/CSVRH

 

Program

Thursday 28 November: St John’s Cathedral, Ann Street, Brisbane
5.00pm – 5.30pm Arrive
6.00pm Light Meal
7.00pm Eucharist
Friday 29 November: St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, Ascot
8.30 Morning Prayer
Morning sessions 9.00am – 12.30 pm:
First Session (includes Q & A): Miryam Clough
Second Session: Violence, Abuse and Coercive Control toward Women Discussion Panel
Third Session: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women Leaders Discussion Panel
12.30pm Lunch
Afternoon sessions 1:30pm – 4:00 pm
Fourth Session:  Marg Mowczko, followed by Q & A
Break for Social Networking
4.00pm Evening Prayer
6.00pm Dinner & Band
Saturday 30 November: St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, Ascot
8.30am Morning Prayer
Morning sessions 9.00am – 1.00pm:
First Session: Tracy McEwan
Second Session: Janice McRandal
Third Session Panel: Tracy & Janice
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Closing Eucharist – Girls’ chapel
3.30pm End of Conference

 

 

Note: Our Program may change, so please come back prior to the conference for more information.

 

Speakers

Rev’d Dr Miryam Clough

Miryam is a grandmother, priest, researcher, teacher, and homeopath. She works in Te Hāhi Mihingare, the Māori Anglican Church, in Aotearoa New Zealand. She is the author of two books on sexual violence in the church – Shame, the Church and the Regulation of Female Sexuality (Routledge 2017) and Vocation and Violence: The Church and #MeToo (Routledge 2022).  Miryam will be speaking on the systemic nature of sexual violence in the church and some of the ways this impacts women’s vocations to Christian ministry.

 

Marg Mowzcko

Marg Mowczko lives on the Central Coast of NSW. She has a BTh from the Australian College of Ministries and an MA, with a specialisation in early Christian and Jewish studies, from Macquarie University. Marg writes on the topic of Christian egalitarianism and she regards the interactions her blog and social media accounts generate as her primary ministry. Her blog is at https://margmowczko.com/

 

Dr Tracy McEwan

Dr Tracy McEwan is a theologian and sociologist of religion and gender. Her writing and research interests include women in Catholicism; gender-based violence; church participation, generations, and life stage. She is a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and an Honorary Fellow at the Australian Catholic University. Major projects include the podcast “Australian Women Preach” and the International Survey of Catholic Women, a survey of more than 17,000 Catholic women from 105 countries.

 

Dr Janice McRandal

Dr Janice McRandal is an Australian feminist theologian whose work traverses theory, theology, politics, and popular culture. She is currently the Lead Investigator in the research project Figuring the Maternal in Political Theology, a winning grant that follows on from her previous Grant project, Figuring the Enemy, and is also a Research Fellow of the University of Birmingham, undertaking research in religion and psychology.   Along with her academic writing, Janice supervises numerous research projects and students, and enjoys teaching as regularly as time allows.

 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Panel

Ven Annette Woods is the Archdeacon for Cape York Peninsula and Chaplain of Trinity Anglican School in Cairns.

Mrs Mary Waupa is a Lay Woman in Leadership, from Moa Island, Torres Strait.

Aunty Elder Sandra King is an Elder of the Yagara, Quandamooka and Bundjalung people. She will speak on the topic of Reconciliation Action Plans and other matters concerning her work.

Aunty Phyllis Marsh is the Learning Innovator, Indigenous Perspectives, at West Moreton Anglican College. She is a MaMu woman from the Mundubarra people and a Board member of the Community Services Commission.

 

Violence, Abuse and Coercive Control Toward Women Panel

Tanja Hagedorn is the Chair of the Violence and Abuse of Women in Church Sub-Committee, MOW

Gwenneth Roberts is a MOW and member of Violence and Abuse of Women in Church sub-committee

Jennifer Clark is the Domestic Violence Worker – Anglican Church Southern Queensland

Vanessa Fowler is a Founding Member of the Allison Baden-Clay Foundation

 

We thank our generous Conference Sponsors

GFS BRISBANE – AN ANGLICAN MINISTRY

 

SOCIETY OF THE SACRED ADVENT

 

ST JOHN’S CATHEDRAL, BRISBANE

 

 

 

 

GET IN TOUCH

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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