And yet the governing body is a boys club (in fact, the entire organisation is a boys club).
Does the "holy spirit" discriminate against the female body? If so, how can a woman profess to "know" to take the emblems? Yet, if the holy spirit directs them just the same, why can't an annointed woman take her place amongst the elderly eight?
(Besides the fact that it would upset their whole heirarchy and open the door for women to be treated with respect)