Women in Ordained Ministry 20th Anniversary Conference – Day 1


Event Details


Date: October 21, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Venue: Jamaica Conference Centre
Description: Women in Ordained Ministry Conference
Called, Liberated, Ordained for service
21-22 October 2014
In 2014, the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood in the Anglican Church in Jamaica. One of the events to mark this occasion is the hosting of a two-day conference, “Women in Ordained Ministry: Called, Liberated, Ordained for Service”, from 21-22 October 2014. The conference is designed specifically for women serving in ministry as ordained and non-ordained professionals and will provide an opportunity for participants to reflect on the expectations and experience of women in ordained ministry over the past twenty years and also to focus on issues which impact the lives of women including health, time and stress management, retirement planning and daily intimacy with God.
The conference will be opened by the Rt. Rev. Dr. Howard Gregory, Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands and there will be a special presentation by Rev. Dr. Yvette Noble-Bloomfield, Moderator of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.
Conference Programme

Day 1, 21 October 2014

9:00 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. Bible Study

10:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony
Address by Rt. Rev. Howard Gregory,
Bishop of Jamaica & the Cayman Islands

11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. MAIN SPEAKER

Rev. Dr. Yvette Noble – Bloomfield
Moderator, The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands
12:30 p.m. Fellowship Meal

1:30 p.m. Group Discussions

Topics:
(1) Women and the Episcopate in the Province of the West Indies
(2) Patterns of Ministry available to ordained women
(3) Scripture and attitudes to women in ministry

2:30 p.m. Reports from Group Discussions

3:00 p.m. Question and Answer session

3:30 p.m. Closing Exercise

Conference Speakers include:
Rev. Dr. Yvette Noble-Bloomfield Moderator, United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands
Dr. Michael Abrahams Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Rev. Shelly-Ann Tenia (Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago)
Rev. Dr. Stephen Jennings (Senior Pastor Mona Baptist Church)
Rev. Angella Palacious (Diocese of the Bahamas & Turks and Caicos’ Islands)

Contact: Korrine Fairweather
Phone: 926 8925
Email: kfairweather@anglicandiocese.com

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