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Staten Island Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women

Sat, March 9, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Together we will explore the ways God calls us, the historical and biblical foundations for women’s ordination as deacons, priests, and bishops, and listen to God’s call in our lives.

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Coffee and Light Refreshments

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Setting the Stage: Listening to the Holy Spirit

  • Women’s Call in the Bible – The Rev. Dr. Julie Faith Parker
  • Women Called as Deacons – The Rev. Deacon Geraldine Swanson
  • Women’s Ordination as a Call to Men – The Rev. John Shirley

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

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1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Film Screening: “The Philadelphia Eleven.” A story about faith and inclusivity, and the women who transformed an age-old institution.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Discussion: Women’s Authority is Biblical, The Rev. Dr. Julie Faith Parker

3:00 p.m. Closing Eucharist: Preacher, The Rev. Canon Kate Harrigan, Diocese of Central Pennsylvania


Sat, March 9, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Church of the Ascension, Staten Island
1 Kingsley Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10314 United States
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