Celebrating History in the Making
Thirty years ago as Queen Elizabeth graced the front page of The London Times, 14 Anglican women made their own headlines seven pages later in the same edition. The reason? They were the first women ordained as deacons in the Sydney Diocese. This past May, over 200 ministers and friends gathered in St Andrew’s Cathedral to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of that historic ordination.
Seeing Women Flourish in 2017
As we come to the end of 2017 and reflect on what God is doing through the work of ADM, we thought you might like to hear a summary from our CEO of how ADM's ministries and programs have helped women to flourish in Kingdom work this past year...
The Hub and Jesus Club
Jesus Club has over 80 members in seven locations across Sydney, with another three clubs set to commence later this year. As The Hub 2016 classes finish in June, Mel Fung shares how The Hub has enabled Jesus Club to develop and grow.
Mercy & Justice In Action
Be inspired about how you can become involved in ministry to refugees and the homeless at this practical workshop, run by ADM and Hope For Sydney.
ADM Awards $50,000 For Refugee Support
ADM is delighted to announce the recipients of over $50,000 in small grants for programs to support refugees in their local communities.
Following a tour of ADM’s new 'garden in the city', the deaconesses were joined by Kara Hartley (Archdeacon for Women in the Sydney Diocese) to cut a cake for Joan’s anniversary celebration.
Create & Refresh Weekend
Our Create & Refresh weekends in the Southern Highlands provide a chance to reflect, relax and be creative. Elizabeth Spencer reviews the Create & Refresh weekend on 7-9 April, which focused on prayer.
ADM Welcomes New Chair of Board
Anglican Deaconess Ministries (ADM) has announced the appointment of Rev Jenni Stoddart, School Chaplain at Abbotsleigh, as its new Chair of the Board, following the retirement of Gillian Davidson after 13 years of service.
ADM'S Garden Gates Officially Open
ADM celebrated the opening of its newly-renovated 'garden in the city' on Thursday 30th March at an intimate office warming.
Announcing 2017 ADM Visiting Fellow: Alissa Wilkinson
Alissa Wilkinson is a staff writer and critic at Vox.com, where she covers film, culture, and sometimes religion, and an associate professor of English and humanities at The King's College in New York City, where she teaches courses on criticism and cultural theory.