Women's Voices 3
Date:
9th September 2017
Time:
9:30 - 16:00
Description:
Missing Women

Building on the success of the second Women’s Voices Conference in September 2016, This year we look at “Missing Women”.

* Where are the women in the Bible?
* Why does the Bible seem not to speak to women?
* How can we re-read the Bible to find a woman’s narrative?

Our keynote speaker is Revd Dr Miranda Threlfall Holmes, author of The Essential History of Christianity (2012), The Little Book of Prayer Experiments (2016), The Teenage Prayer Experiment Notebook (2015), Being a Chaplain (2011), and soon to be Team Rector in Liverpool. She is a Member of General Synod, and was heavily involved in the campaign to open the episcopate to women and men on equal terms.

Other speakers are:

Revd Liz Shercliff, Director of Studies for Readers in the Diocese of Chester, Reviews and Resources Editor of The Preacher, and writer on preaching. She spends much of her working life encouraging women preachers.

Ven Karen Lund, Archdeacon of Manchester, the first black female to be appointed Archdeacon in the northern province of the Church of England. Karen has taken a lead on raising awareness and training senior Diocesan staff on unconscious bias.

Date: Saturday, 9 September 2017 from 9.30am to 4pm.
Venue: Foxhill House, Tarvin Road, Frodsham WA6 6XB.

Booking is essential. Click here to book your place through Eventbrite or contact jane.hood@chester.anglican.org phone 01928 718834 ext 257.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please advise dietary or other requirements when booking.

There is no charge for this event.

 

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