Celebrating Our Call: Ordination Stories of Presbyterian Women  -     Edited By: Patricia Lloyd-Sidle
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Celebrating Our Call: Ordination Stories of Presbyterian Women

Westminster John Knox Press / 2006 / Paperback

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Throughout 2005-2006 various events have been and will be held to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the ordination of women in the Presbyterian Church as ministers of the Word and Sacrament, as well as seventy-five years of their ordination as elders and one hundred years as deacons. In this collection of insightful essays, well-known women from across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) reflect on their personal journeys of ordination as church leaders. Contributors include Joanna M. Adams, Susan R. Andrews, Deborah Block, Cynthia M. Campbell, Marj Carpenter, Moon Young Choi, Melva Wilson Costen, Roberta Hestenes, Jane Parker Huber, Marian M. McClure, Ofelia Miriam Ortega, Jean Marie Peacock, Barbara A. Roche, and Letty M. Russell. This historically significant book is ideal for clergy, educators, and church leaders and is the perfect resource for church libraries.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0664502873
ISBN-13: 9780664502874
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Throughout 2005 and 2006, various events were held to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the ordination of women in the Presbyterian Church as ministers of the Word and Sacrament, as well as seventy-five years of their ordination as elders and one hundred years as deacons. In this collection of insightful essays, well-known women from across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) reflect on their personal journeys of ordination as church leaders. This historically significant book is ideal for clergy, educators, and church leaders and is the perfect resource for church libraries.

Contributors include Joanna M. Adams; Susan R. Andrews; Deborah A. Block; Cynthia M. Campbell; Marj Carpenter; Choi, Moon Young; Melva Wilson Costen; Roberta Hestenes; Jane Parker Huber; Marian McClure; Ofelia Miriam Ortega; Jean Marie Peacock; Barbara A. Roche; and Letty M. Russell.

Author Bio

Patricia Lloyd-Sidle serves as a mission co-worker for the Worldwide Ministries Division of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). She is the Regional Liaison for the Caribbean, with special attention to Cuba and the Caribbean-North American Council for Mission. Prior to this work she served as Worldwide Ministries staff for over a decade in various positions concerned with mission involvement and education.

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