Tag: women

Revisiting the Purpose of the Purple Scarf: Women and the Episcopate

In 2015, The Episcopal Herald published a piece on women in the episcopate and sexism in the church. Considering the momentum around #metoo and the incredible work being done in around this issue in all facets of the Church, we decided it was time to revisit this article.

Bias and Employment: A Conversation Continued

How do we institute checks on our biases without strengthening the cult of secrecy around matters of discernment?

Toward Eliminating Bias in Hiring

Biased hiring processes are not simply a justice issue for the individuals against whom bias is leveled. They are detrimental to the mission of the Church, and they rob the Body of the gifts poured upon God’s people by the Holy Spirit. But how do we deal with that bias?

A Farewell Letter to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

A letter of appreciation to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori for her work as the first female Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Episcopal Herald Podcast – Conversation Series – The Rt. Rev. Dena Harrison

Christine sits down with the Rt. Rev. Dena Harrison, Bishop Suffragan in the Diocese of Texas, to talk about the changing role of women in leadership and the future of the Episcopal Church.

Episcopal Herald Podcast – Conversation Series – Anglican Communion Office

In this edition of the Episcopal Herald Podcast, Beth sits down with two women from the Anglican Communion office who work with the United Nations for humanitarian efforts.

The Stained Glass Ceiling

Since the consecration in 1989 of the Rt. Rev. Barbara Harris, only 20 additional women have been ordained bishops in The Episcopal Church. In the same twenty-six year period, 233 men have become bishops.