Christina Rees, is a well known writer, broadcaster and public speaker. She is
also a member of the General Synod of the Church of England.
Christina writes regularly for Day by Day with God, BRFs Bible
reading notes for women, published jointly with Christina Press, and also
contributes to the Credo column in The Times. She appears in
Radio 4s Thought for the Day slot and has also presented
Prayer for the Day, broadcast earlier in the morning.
Christina campaigned for the ordination of women in the Anglican Church and is
now the Chairperson of WATCH (Women and the Church). WATCH was started in
November 1996 as a forum for promoting womens ministry in the Church of
England, and also to provide a national network and support group for women
priests and all who are working for an inclusive church. WATCH also monitors
how women are being deployed in the Church, and from time to time commissions
theologians to write papers on a range of issues.
Christian has edited a book, Voices of this Calling to mark the
tenth anniversary of the vote to ordain women as priests in the Church of
England. This is a collection of experiences of the first generation of women
priests. The Epilogue is by Archbishop Rowan Williams.