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.
Gospel Ministry Among Asian Australians
As a second generation Australian whose parents migrated from China in the late 1980s, 2019 Summer Fellow Grace Lung grew up attending a Chinese Australian church. Since then, she has worked in pastoral ministry with students, young workers and women. Through these experiences, Grace discovered the dilemma that’s guided her research.
Fellow in the Spotlight: Rev. Dr. Kirsten Birkett
2018 ADM Senior Research Fellow Rev. Dr. Kirsten Birkett’s research provides a theological understanding of happiness, and demonstrates how the Bible challenges assumptions made about the role of happiness in human life.
ADM recognises the contribution of foster carers with change to paid parental leave policy
An update to ADM’s paid parental leave policy gives parity to long-term foster carers…
Meet ADM's New Chief of Operations
Anglican Deaconess Ministries is proud to continue our heritage of exceptional leadership with the appointment of Clare Steele as the new Chief of Operations (COO), as long-serving Director of Operations Ken Breakspear steps down from this role ...
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...