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This paper reports a survey on the status of women elders in the North American Division conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry. Its purpose was to find the number of female elders and male elders in the NAD, the number of women elders related to male elders, the size and type of the churches where female elders serve, the number of the years they served as elders, the attitudes of churches toward them and values or problems brought by women elders to the local church. Altogether 3331 questionnaires were completed and returned.

Publication Date

Fall 10-1-1988


Institute of Church Ministry


Survey, elders, North American Division

Survey On The Status of Women Elders in The North American Division