WOMEN'S ORDINATION NOT APPROVED
A delegate casts their ballot in on the question of women's ordination. [Photo ©2015 Adventist Review / ANN. Photo by Bryant Taylor]
OFFICIAL STATEMENT TO FOLLOW
July 08, 2015 | San Antonio, Texas, USA | ANN / Adventist Review staff
At the 60th General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists delegates considered the following question regarding the ordination of women to the gospel ministry:
“Is it acceptable for division executive committees, as they may deem it appropriate in their territories, to make provision for the ordination of women to the gospel ministry? Yes or No”
At the conclusion of the vote the count was as follows:
An official statement from the General Conference regarding the vote will follow in the coming hours.
Source: "Adventist News Network"