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Swaziland’s Ellinah Wamukoya becomes Africa’s first female bishop

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first_img Curate Diocese of Nebraska Course Director Jerusalem, Israel The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group [Episcopal News Service] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa made history Nov. 17 when it ordained the first female Anglican bishop on the continent.The Rev. Ellinah Ntombi Wamukoya, 61, became the bishop of Swaziland and the first female bishop in any of the 12 Anglican provinces in Africa during a ceremony at the Mavuso Trade Centre in Manzini, Swaziland. Wamukoya succeeds the Rt. Rev. Meshack Mabuza, who became bishop of Swaziland in 2002.“We feel all the more enriched by today because, by virtue of our baptism, we are called to join in anything and everything that God is doing in his world – and we have felt his leading and responded to his call,” Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Southern Africa said in a blog post following the ordination. “May we all continue to follow Christ in calling all those who are at the margins of our church and society so they may find themselves at the center of God’s love and his welcoming embrace.”Makgoba also wished the Church of England “God speed” as members of its General Synod gather this week to vote on legislation that will enable women to become bishops.Makgoba relayed some of the words from the Very Rev. David Dinkebogile, dean of the Diocese of Christ the King, who delivered the sermon during Wamukoya’s ordination. Dinkebogile said that “Ellinah is a woman; we were gathered to consecrate and ordain a bishop in the Church of God: not a black woman, not an African, not a Swazi woman, but a priest of the church,” Makgoba noted, adding that she is “to be pastor to all, to men and women, to black and white, to Swazis and all others in her diocese.”Wamukoya’s ordination comes as the Anglican Church of Southern Africa — which also includes Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Lesotho — commemorates 20 years since beginning to ordain women to the priesthood.Wamukoya was not initially an episcopal candidate, but the Elective Assembly invited fresh nominations after seven rounds of elections yielded no results. She subsequently received the required two-thirds majority each in the houses of laity and clergy.When elected, Wamukoya was chaplain at the University of Swaziland and St. Michael’s High School in Manzini. She also served as chief executive officer of the City Council in Manzini.Founded in 1968, the Diocese of Swaziland comprises three archdeaconries: Eastern Swaziland, Southern Swaziland and Western Swaziland. Comments are closed. Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Martinsville, VA People, Women’s Ministry November 20, 2012 at 6:57 am In fact, she was a candidate for the election from the first. This misunderstanding arose from the Archbishop’s reference to inviting fresh nominations after the first seven ballots proved inconclusive. The electoral assembly declined to bring forward any new names, and it was after this that she was elected. Revd Canon Dr Sarah Rowland Jones, Researcher to the Archbishop of Cape Town. 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Jonathan Joseph brilliance sets up Francois Louw try for great Bath try

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first_imgTuesday Jan 20, 2015 Jonathan Joseph brilliance sets up Francois Louw try for great Bath try Bath secured a bonus point victory over Toulouse this weekend with this great try set up by Jonathan Joseph. As Bath keep European Champion Cup hopes alive, their centre pairing of Kyle Eastmond and Joseph eagerly await Stuart Lancaster’s England Six Nation’s squad announcement on Wednesday.The match started off with plenty of action, as a George Ford penalty then Matt Banahan try within seven minutes gabe Bath an early lead.Toulouse responded with a try of their own through second row Yoann Maestri, but couldn’t keep Bath at bay, as they notched up another two tries – one, an interception by scrum-half Chris Cook, and the second by centre Joseph after a break by midfield partner Kyle Eastman.Toulouse managed to squeeze in a try before half time making it 25-14 at the break. A Toby Flood penalty early in the second half put the home team within seven points. That’s as close as they would come. Bath’s defence proved too good in the second half and when Joseph regained this grubber then set up Francois Louw for the try, it was game set and match.Bath Head Coach Mike Ford called it a “world class” effort from Joseph and also highlighted a crucial try saving tackle from George Ford in the second half.With Bath’s backline in such fine form, it begs the question: can the trio of Ford, Joseph and Eastmond replicate their form in the Six Nations for England?More importantly, does Stuart Lancaster think so? We will find out on Wednesday.Bath inch up to second place in Pool Four of the European Champion’s Cup and face Glasgow this coming weekend (who they lost to in their first encounter) while Toulouse, at the top of the table, face bottom placed Montpellier. Pool Four is in for a tense final weekend.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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