First Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly
CCA - The Christian Conference of Asia
The first Asian Ecumenical Women's Assembly
November 21-27, 2019 in Hsinchul, Taiwan.
Focused on the theme ‘Arise, and be Awake to Reconcile, Renew and Restore the Creation’, the Christian Conference of Asia will be organising an Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly (AEWA).
The AEWA will take place in Hsinchu, Taiwan from 21 to 27 November, 2019 and be hosted by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT).
AEWA will bring together 250 representatives of Asian Christian women to discuss their role as partners in God’s mission of healing the wounded and the broken world, and to be catalysts of reconciliation, renewal and restoration of creation.
Renewal stems from hope and trust in faithfulness and power of God, says Dr Deidre Palmer
Taiwanese indigenous woman theologian Vavauni Ljaljegean tells AEWA, “Without truth, there is no true reconciliation; without justice, there is no reconciliation”
Reconciliation is not just a biblical-traditional category of ecclesial discourse, says Japanese feminist theologian Sawako Fujiwara
Interfaith women representatives discuss spirituality and wholeness of life
Collective participation of Asian women in struggle for peace with justice required for reconciliation process
God is the ‘weaver’ who works to restore the integrity of creation, says Indonesian woman theologian
Ecumenical women’s organisations should strengthen the Asian ecumenical movement, opine AEWA participant
Ecumenical Women’s Assembly concludes with calls for Asian women to be advocates and catalysts of reconciliation, renewal and restoration