Events in February

CBE-Sydney are holding their Annual General Meeting on the 28th of February, 2015, 10.00am at St. John’s in Glebe.  All members are encouraged to attend.

We are hoping to elect more committee members so that we can achieve more in 2015.  If you have any queries about membership, or would like to become a member, please email us: cbe.sydney@gmail.com

Kevin Giles_ The Eternal Generation of the SonWe are very pleased to announce that our guest speaker at the AGM will be Rev. Dr Kevin Giles, whose topic will be Creation and Equality.

Kevin is an ordained Anglican minister who was in parish ministry for forty years. He has studied in Australia, England and Germany, publishing broadly on topics such as the doctrine of the church, leadership in the apostolic age, the equality of men and women, the Trinity and congregational life. . . Kevin and his wife Lynley have four grown up children and nine grandchildren. They live in Melbourne, Australia. (Source(Image is of the front cover of one of Kevin’s books.)

This will be an interesting and informative morning.  We hope to see you there.

Upcoming CBE Events

Brunch: Our next Brunch will be on the 21st of March and held at St John’s, Glebe. (The date will be confirmed shortly.)  Margaret Mowczko will be speaking on The Consensus and Context of 1 Timothy 2:12, a talk she presented in Sutherland last year.

Deborah’s Choice: Our next meeting will be on Saturday the 18th of April, 6.00pm at St. John’s, Glebe. Deborah’s Choice will be held once every two months in 2015.  More information about Deborah’s Choice here.


MOW

The Movement for the Ordination of Women (MOW) are holding a public lecture in Sydney on the Saturday the 21st of February, 2015

Speaker: Rev. Dr Keith Mascord, a former lecturer at Moore Theological College, will be the speaker.

Keith is the author of A Restless Faith – Leaving Fundamentalism in a Quest for God. In 2006 his Open Letter to the Sydney Anglican Diocese created much interest. In October, 2008, he was one of the Speakers at the Rally on the Town Hall steps which preceded Sydney MOW’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations of the priesting of Australian women.

Topic: Breaking the Stained Glass Ceiling: A Risky but Rewarding Renovation.
Keith will suggest some ways through the exegetical and hermeneutical impasse currently preventing movement on the women’s ministry issue in Sydney.

Time: 12.30pm for a 1.00pm light lunch, followed by the presentation and a discussion beginning at 2.00pm.

Venue: The hall at All Saints Anglican Church at Hunter’s Hill
Corner of Ferry and Ambrose Street, Hunters Hill.

There is more information and contact details on the flier here: MOW Public Lecture 2015.02.21 Flier.  Or go to this facebook page where you can RSVP.

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