It was a big deal, when Beatrice Wiest Derrickson became the first woman to be elected to the Official Board (the governing body of the Old First congregation) in 1954. It was such a big deal, they took her picture.
Join me at 10:00 on April 12 & 19 as we look for antecedents to the role of women in Christianity. (We do a lot in church today… and I suspect it’s always been that way!) There’s bound to be plenty of discussion!