Story: Diverse Christian churches

Unitarian Women's Club, Timaru, 1913

Unitarian Women's Club, Timaru, 1913

The Unitarian Church placed a high regard on equality for women in the early 20th century. The New Zealand church in this period had several women ministers, although the minister in Timaru was the Reverend James Chapple, a high-profile radical.

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Mark Derby, 'Diverse Christian churches - Quakers and Unitarians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 April 2023)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018