Ms Jane Tooher

Jane is Director of The Priscilla and Aquila Centre, a centre for the encouragement of the ministries of women in partnership with men.

Professional Activities:
Archbishop’s Ministry Chaplain, 2003-2005
Chair, Women’s Advisory Panel, The Gospel Coalition Australia (TGCA) 2016 – current
Continuing Education for Ministers Council, December 2009-2012
Director, Two Ways Ministries 2016 – current
Diocesan Women’s Ministry Team, 2002-2004
Member, General Synod, 2004-2005, 2012-current
Member, General Synod Mission & Ministry Committee, 2009-2017
Member, Standing Committee, 2012-2014
Member, Synod, 2012-current


‘A Friendship Revealed. The Marsden & Stokes Family Correspondence’ in Freedom to Libel? Samuel Marsden V Philo Free: Australia’s First Libel Case (Studies in Australian Colonial History No. 6) (Bolt Publishing Services Pty. Ltd.) 2017 eds. P.G. Bolt & M.Falloon

‘Katherine Zell: the varied ministries of one Reformation woman’ in Celebrating the Reformation: Its Legacy and Continuing Relevance (IVP) 2017 eds. M.D. Thompson, C. Bale, & E. Loane

‘Overflowing with opportunities’ in Positively Anglican: Building on the foundations and transforming the church (Lost Coin Books) 2016 ed. L. Gatiss

‘Eight way humility can become our greatest friend’ in Let the word do the work: Essays in honour of Phillip D. Jensen (Matthias Media) 2015 ed. P.G. Bolt

‘Warming to the women in Matthew’s genealogy’ in Listen to Him: Reading and preaching Emmanuel in Matthew (Latimer Trust) 2015 ed. P.G. Bolt

‘Introductory notes to 2 & 3 John’ in The NIV Proclamation Bible (Hodder & Stoughton) 2013 ed L. Gatiss

‘Bishop Robinson’s, “Questions about Marriage in 1 Cor 7″. An appreciation’, in Donald Robinson Selected Works. Appreciation (Australian Church Record/Moore College) 2008 eds. P.G. Bolt & M.D. Thompson, 241-249.

‘The Rhetoric of Reception: Lessons from the Ordination of Priests’, in The Faith Once For All Delivered: An Australian Evangelical Response to The Windsor Report (Australian Church Record), 2005 eds. P.G. Bolt, M.D. Thompson & R. Tong, 67-69.

Current Research

Ministries of Women
Women in Australian Church History
Doctrine of Humanity

Latest Books, Blogs
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  • Swimming
  • Walking
  • Movies
  • Cooking
  • Art portraits
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Academic Biography
  • BTh (ACT); MA (Theo.) MTC
  • Previous Experience
  • Women’s Pastor, St Peter’s Barge Church, Canary Wharf, London, UK, August 2006-July 2009
  • Researcher, Women’s Ministry, Ministry Training & Development, Jan 2006-July 2006
  • Women’s Pastor, Christ Church Anglican Church, Gladesville, 2003-2005
  • Women’s Pastor, St Matthias Anglican Church, Centennial Park, 1996-2002
  • Commissioned, Parish Sister, Diocese of Sydney, 1996
  • Student, Moore Theological College, 1993-1995
  • Apprentice, Ministry Training Strategy, UNSW & St Matthias Centennial Park, 1989-1991
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