This guide was based upon a robust and insightful guide by Virginia Dearborn at Princeton Theological Seminary's Wright Library. Materials were changed to better match MTSO's collection, but her work creating bibliographies, finding open resources, and writing thorough descriptions are all present in this guide. You can see her original work with more resources focused toward Princeton Theological Seminary by clicking here.
Organized by Princeton Theological Seminary Professor McKee’s Women in African Christianity course in conjunction with the History and Ecumenics Department, and The Center for Theology, Women, and Gender.
"The Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection is a collaborative project to provide digital access to materials documenting the roles and experiences of Black Women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and, more broadly, women’s rights, voting rights, and civic activism between the 1850s and 1960. The materials in this collection include photographs, correspondence, speeches, event programs, publications, oral histories, and other artifacts."
"...Reverend Blanca Estrella Otaño-Rivera--also known as Blanqui Otaño-- [was] the first Hispanic clergywoman ordained in the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (UPCUSA), in June 1975."
The Katie Geneva Cannon Center for Womanist Leadership at Union Presbyterian Seminary recognizes the significance of centering Black women’s scholarship as viable sources and resources for theological education. The center serves as a site of participatory learning for scholars, students, clergy, laity, and community leaders.
This collection represents in a single online location personal records of Katie's that she intended to distribute among Presbyterian Historical Society, Union Presbyterian Seminary, and Union Theological Seminary in New York. Katie Geneva Cannon was the first Black woman ordained a minister of word and sacrament in the Presbyterian Church.
Nevertheless She Preached exists to empower all people to dismantle patriarchal structures by elevating voices of faith leaders on the margins, especially womxn and sexual minorities of all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
For the Life of the World / Yale Center for Faith & Culture S1:E14. "Theologian Keri Day shares her experience as a black woman and a theologian, not only of the past week, but the long history of racism in America, stemming from the racially inflected roots of America’s founding and emerging even from history that has been erased."
Young Clergy Women International is a network of the youngest ordained clergy women, defined as those under forty. YCWI seeks to provide members with opportunities for online relationship-building and wisdom-sharing.
Over 1600 young clergy women in number.
Women from across the US, as well as women who call Australia, Canada, Nigeria, Sweden, Mexico, and the UK (Scotland, Wales, and England), home.
Sisters serving in these denominations:
African Methodist Episcopal (AME), Anglican (Canada, England, Scotland, Wales, Australia), Assemblies of God, Baptist (American, National, Cooperative, Alliance, and Australian), Church of Sweden, Church of the Brethren, Church of the Nazarene, Christian Reformed Church, Cumberland Presbyterian, Disciples of Christ, The Episcopal Church, ELCA, ELCC, Moravian, Mennonite, Pan African Orthodox Christian, PCUSA, Presbyterian Church of Canada, Church of Scotland, Quaker, Reformed Church in America, Roman Catholic, Scottish Episcopal, Swedenborgian, United Church of Canada, United Church of Christ, United Methodist, United Reformed Church, Uniting Church in Australia, and Unitarian-Universalist