Tag: women

Pentecostal Denomination Celebrates and Reaffirms Women In Ministry

During the 100th International Assembly of the Church of God of Prophecy in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Bishop Sam N. Clements, general overseer, opened his biennial address by giving honor and celebrating the roles of women in both speaking and serving ministries. “Even though Jesus choose 12 men to be with Him, women were a vital part of His ministry and the ministry of the early church,” he said. “They are also a vital part of the […]

Throwback Thursday: Ordaining Women Bishops to the Ministry – A Discussion on Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016

Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016 “….all ordained ministers 25 years of age and older and ordained bishops…” Rationale: “This motion seeks to affirm the value of a new generation of ministers by giving them voice and vote in shaping the future mission, vision, and core values of the Church of God. It also expands the International General Council to include ordained women, whose anointed insights and spiritual discernment are much needed in addressing the growing complexity […]

Women in Ministry featured at Dixon Pentecostal Research Center

“Celebrating Women in the Harvest” is the theme for the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center’s Drop-in and Discover event on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. “Women have always been a significant part of Church of God ministry,” according to Church of God historian David Roebuck. “This event will provide an opportunity for visitors to learn about their lives and see interesting objects related to their ministries.” During the Drop-in and Discover, visitors can view artifacts, […]

Throwback Thursday: General Assembly Agenda 2012: Item 15 WOMEN in MINISTRY

One item that was not fully resolved at the 2012 General Assembly Agenda in Orlando was WOMEN in MINISTRY. Item 15 expressed a general desire to permit women to be fully represented in all roles within the church. It was NOT a gender issue, but rather a leadership one – an issue of ministry and of responsibility, if you will. Coming from a long line of women ministers in the churches, one cannot be impartial to the issues involved in this item. […]

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