Entries by Ciara Chivers

Join us on July 16th with Darlene O’Dell

July 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as Episcopal priests. Join WATER on July 16th in celebration of this momentous event.  Hear Darlene O’Dell discuss this remarkable journey captured in her newest book, The Story of the Philadelphia Eleven. Join us as we focus on this moment of women’s ministerial history […]

WATER Welcomes New Interns

Meet with Interns of 2014! We have had a busy summer session here at the WATER office with the addition of three new interns. Hailing from Dominican University, Boston University School of Theology, Tufts University, and Princeton Theological Seminary, these women have gifted the WATER office with a wonderful array of skills, interests, and experiences in feminist […]

An Open Letter to Kate Kelly and our Friends at Ordain Women

An Open Letter to Kate Kelly, Founder of Ordain Women Dear Kate Kelly,  I am writing from the Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual (WATER) to express our support for Ordain Women in your efforts to actualize socially just standards of religious inclusion and gender justice in the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day […]

Notes from May Teleconference with Cynthia Tootle

Notes from May Teleconference with Cynthia Tootle: “Greeting the Goddess” WATER thanks the Rev. Cynthia Tootle for her time and talent, her wonderful book Dialogue with the Goddess, and for her ministry. What follow are notes of the teleconference including the discussion that ensued after Cynthia read from her book which can be ordered in paperback […]

Notes from April Teleconference with Margaret Mann

Notes from April Teleconference with Margaret Mann, “Life is Tough, Deal with It” WATER thanks Margaret Mann, a longtime friend, for her candid, smart, and spiritual contribution to this series. Several people remarked that it was so wonderful! Please feel free to share with friends. What follows is: a. Margaret’s presentation, including a section from […]