On this day in 1974, eleven women became the first ordained to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church. Their ordinations helped move the church toward a fuller expression of ministry and reconciliation. How fitting for this event to happen on the feast of Mary and Martha of Bethany. ….

(View this reading and more resources for prayer at Daily Prayer: A resource of Forward Movement.)

This post appeared here first: Forward Day By Day – July 29, 2020

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