The United Methodist Church: Women Clergy


Subject:
Christianity , Methodist Church , Women Clergy

Description:
This site commemorates the 50-year anniversary of the May 1956 decision of the General Conference of the Methodist Church to allow full clergy rights for women. Features a timeline of women in American Methodism, details about historical first for women clergy (such as the firsts woman licensed to preach in 1869), commentary on the ordination of women, article about clergywomen of color, and related material. From the United Methodist Church.

Publisher:
United Methodist Communications

Language:
English

Source:
http://archives.umc.org/interior.asp?mid=1021


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