General Conference Resources on Ordination

January 17, 2013 / ordination

The General Conference-commissioned Theology of Ordination Study Committee has begun its work in preparation for a report to the October 2014 Annual Council in Silver Spring, Md. It is tasked with answering two important questions:

A Biblical Theology of Unity

Emily Flottmann, Andre Wang, and James Wibberding, NPUC Executive Committee members 

This paper, prepared for the NPUC Ad Hoc Committee on Women in Leadership, takes a look at biblical unity.

A Biblical Theology of Unity by GleanerNOW

NPUC Opens Dialogue on Ordination without Regard to Gender — UPDATED 11/19/12

During their regularly-scheduled quarterly meeting held Nov.

Women in Ministry: Framing the Conversation

November 19, 2012 / Jim Wibberding / ordination

Jim Wibberding, pastor of the Cloverdale Adventist Church in Boise, Idaho, takes a look at women in ministry and what the biblical background is.

Theology of Ordination by John McVay by GleanerNOW

Reflections on the Theology and Practice of Ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church

This document, entitled “Reflections on the Theology and Practice of Ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church,” was presented in October 2012 by Dr. John McVay, incoming president of Walla Walla University, as part of the work done by the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) Ad Hoc Committee on Women in Leadership. It was reviewed by the NPUC executive committee during its regularly scheduled meeting Nov. 14.

Answers to Questions Regarding NPUC Process on Women in Leadership

Why is the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) discussing the topic of women’s ordination?

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