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Full List of Like Minded SoulsAUSTRALIA AND THE PACIFIC

Australian Anglicans, a Facebook page for Australian Anglicans with a passion to witness to the love of God in Christ for all:

Anglican Women’s Study Centre, Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia. Newsletter, website and Facebook:

Australian & NZ Christian Egalitarians, private group formed to discuss topics and share information related to the equality and mutuality of men and women:

Australian Collaborators in Feminist Theologies Network, a centre of excellence in feminist theological scholarship, supported by the University of Divinity, Melbourne. Aims to promote Gospel justice by addressing issues relating to gender equality, class, race, sexuality and ability:

Australian Women Preach, a showcase of preaching by Christian women across all denominations and relevant to contemporary Australian life. New podcasts go up weekly:

Be the Change: Catholic Church Aotearoa. A group journeying towards a radical, just and inclusive model of Catholic Church where women can be part of the governance role of the the Church:

Christians for Biblical Equality Australia, a non-profit evangelical Christian organisation for men and women that promotes a biblical basis for gift-based, rather than gender-based, service for men and women of all races, ages and economic classes.There are chapters in Melbourne and Sydney:

The Community of The Holy Name, community of Anglican sisters in Melbourne:

The Community of The Sisters of The Church, worldwide community including ministries in Australia and the UK:

Equal Voices, an alliance of LGBTIQA+ Christians and allies, supporting and empowering LGBTIQA+ Christians to express their religious identity in community with others and in the public domain:

Sisters of the Incarnation, Anglican religious community for women who live a consecrated life within a local community, ministering in Adelaide:

Society of St Francis, for the Australian Third Order, see

Trans Spirit Flourishing, a resource and blog by Rev’d Jo Inkpin. Seeks to shed light on transgender life and spiritual understanding; to help develop support and encouragement for trans journeys; and to enlarge and deepen spiritual and religious life:

Victorian Anglicans Together, promotes effective church governance and contemporary Anglicanism underpinned by the Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral. Its website carries news, events and resources:

Women and the Australian Church (WATAC). Catholic in origin but ecumenical by membership. Focussed on modelling new ways of being church, based on a ‘discipleship of equals’:



Anglican Communion News Service:

Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests. A renewal movement advocating for a new model of inclusive priestly ministry in the church. There are communities in Germany, Austria, France, Scotland, Canada, the US and South America:

Baptist World Alliance:   BWA Women:

Catholic Network for Women’s Equality Canada. A grassroots movement working for justice and equality for women in the Catholic Church and in the world:

Catholic Women Preach. Based in the US but with global reach.  Following the liturgical year, Catholic women reflect how the texts relate to all Catholics today, with a special emphasis on the lives of women, their apostolic call, and their roles in the Church and the world:

Catholic Women’s Ordination (UK), challenging institutional misogyny in the Roman Catholic Church:

Episcopal Women’s History Project (EWHP) honours women’s ministries by telling their stories:

FutureChurch (USA) seeks changes that will enable all Roman Catholics to participate fully in Church life and leadership. There’s a wealth of resources relating to women in church leadership.

International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN, a global voice of Anglican women and official network of the worldwide Anglican communion. Resources and a   newsletter:

The Junia Project (USA) advocates the full inclusion of women in church leadership and mutuality in marriage. Provides Biblically-based resources:

Kyria Network, a cross-denominational Christian network working across the UK and beyond that champions, empowers and releases women leaders into spheres of influence. Website includes Biblically-based videos, books and links:

National Episcopal Church Women has a weekly newsletter, Women in Action:

Project Violet, researching women’s experiences in Baptist ministry in Great Britain in order to understand the theological, missional and structural obstacles women ministers face:

Rise in Strength, a community of women who are leaders across cultures and nations, celebrating the leadership of Christian women around the world:

Rise Women Christian Leadership Network (UK) aspiring to create a genuine network of female Christian Leaders who can inspire one another, spur one another on, challenge and equip each other plus find real, authentic friendships:

Roman Catholic Women Priests, an international movement within the Roman Catholic Church:

Side by Side: Faith Movement for Gender Justice:

WATCH: Women and the Church (U.K.) news, resources and events lifting the lid on sexism and discrimination in the Church of England:

WATER (Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual). A US-based non-profit educational centre with international reach that focuses on feminist work in religion:

Women Can Be Priests, advocating gender equality in the Catholic church:

Women’s Ordination Conference (U.S.), a grassroots-driven movement that promotes activism, dialogue, and prayerful witness to call for women’s full equality in the Catholic church. Frequent newsletters and web-based resources:

Women’s Ordination Worldwide, working for women’s equality and ordination in the Catholic church:



ABC Religion and Ethics: newsletter and website:

Advisory Council for Anglican Religious Life in Australia, includes list of religious communities in Australia and the UK:

Australian Association for the Study of Religion, fosters the development of quality scholarship about religion in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region. Publishes the Journal for the Academic Study of Religion and a monthly newsletter:

Australian Women in Religion Archive, based at the University of Divinity, has the goal of creating Wikipedia articles for women who have made significant contributions to Australian religious and spiritual traditions. New contributors are always welcome:

Feminist Theology, a peer-reviewed journal that gives a voice to the women of Britain and Ireland in matters of theology and religion:

From Biscuits to Bishops: a celebration of Anglican Women’s History in the Diocese of Brisbane:

The Guardian, a publication of the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide, includes local and international news:

Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, the oldest interdisciplinary, inter-religious feminist academic journal in religious studies:

The Melbourne Anglican monthly magazine and weekly newsstand with links to national and international coverage of items of interest:

The Messenger, published monthly by the Anglican Diocese of Perth:

MicroChurches Australia, an association of micro church leaders seeking to share our learning, collaborate and encourage other micro church movements to flourish in the Australian church:

St Francis Theological College, Brisbane offers short online courses and workshops and an active events program as well as academic study:

Sydney Anglicans, Southern Cross and news site:

Theological Education in the Anglican Church of Australia schools and colleges listed at

University of Divinity, Melbourne:

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