First ordination of a woman in Britain

October 3rd, 2016 by Admin User

Constance Coltman was the first woman to be ordained in a mainline denomination in the United Kingdom, a remarkable achievement given the dismally patriarchal attitudes that prevailed at the time, and in many ways, still do. Her journey was one of profound character, conviction and courage. Constance’s story resonates with those facing discrimination, prejudice and misunderstanding in the church today.



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