NEJ Clergywomen "bubble up" in worship

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Five United Methodist bishops lead opening worship at the Northeastern Jurisdiction Clergywomen's Consultation on Monday, February 28, 2011 at the Lancaster Host Resort Hotel.  From left to right:  Bishop Susan MorrisonBishop Violet Fisher, Bishop Jane Allen Middleton, Bishop Peggy Johnson, and Bishop Susan Hassinger.

With an unprecendented attendance, nearly 400 clergywomen from the eleven annual conferences in the Northeastern Jurisdiction join together to "Bubble up, burst out, break through!"

Click here to read the story in the Philadelphia Inquirer, March 3, 2011

Photos of Opening Worship, February 28, 2011

Photos of Traci West's Presentation


Photos of Closing Worship, March 2, 2011

Bishop Peggy Johnson

Bishop Susan Morrison

Bishop Violet Fisher


Bishop Jane Allen Middleton

Bishop Susan Hassinger


Keynote Speakers:

Rev. Dr. Traci C. West: Elder in the New York Annual Conference; Professor of Ethics and African-American Studies at Drew; inter-faith delegate to Iraq, leader in exposing violence against African-American women; author of two books, Disruptive Christian Ethics and Wounds of the Spirit; editor of “Our Family Values.”

Dr. Marjorie Suchocki: United Methodist Professor Emeritus at Claremont, who also taught at Pittsburgh, Wesley, and  Vanderbilt; Co-Director of the Center for Process Studies; author of seven books, including In God’s Presence, The Whispered Word, andDivinity and Diversity.

Participating Bishops:  Bishop Violet Fisher, Bishop Susan Hassinger, Bishop Peggy Johnson, Bishop Jane Allen Middleton, Bishop Susan Morrison


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