RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 224, ff.37-66
DescriptionPapers relating to deaconesses, including: appointment of Stephen Gunyon, Vicar of Hindhead, as chaplain to the Central Deaconess House (ff.37-40); annual report of the Central Deaconess House (ff.41-45); request from Mother Joanna, CSA, for Archbishop Ramsey's patronage of the development appeal of the Deaconess Community of St. Andrew, with a message of support (ff.46-48); suggestion from John Eastaugh, Archdeacon of Middlesex, that Deaconess Barbara Clements be reappointed Head Deaconess for a further two years, with Archbishop Ramsey's aggreement (ff.49-52); request from Robin Woods, Bishop of Worcester, that a deaconess be ordained among the general ordination of deacons and priests, with Archbishop Ramsey's response that the Prayer Book service for ordaining deacons was not applicable to the ordination of deaconesses ((ff.53-54); report by the Ecclesiastical Committee on the Deaconess and Lay Ministry Measure, with a copy of the Measure (ff.55-58); correspondence between Peter Stephens, Rural Dean of Tavistock, Hugh Whitworth and Ruth Walker of the Council for Women's Ministry in the Church, about the sphere of work of a deaconess as opposed to that of a licensed Reader (ff.59-66).

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