Tag Archives: Episcopalian

Robin Williams: Top 10 Reasons to be an Episcopalian

  10. No snake handling. 9. You can believe in dinosaurs. 8. Male and female God created them; male and female we ordain them. 7. You don’t have to check your brains at the door. 6. Pew aerobics. 5. Church … Continue reading

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If the Episcopal Church is the American Component of the Anglican Church, Why Are There Anglican Churches in the US?

It’s a new question being asked at Yahoo (NZ) answers, with some of the strangest of responses… The Episcopal Church is generally pro-gay. Many don’t like that, so they left to become Anglican. Some are recognized by other Anglicans, but some … Continue reading

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Nashotah House and Bishopess Jefferts-Schori

Nashotah House is an Anglo-Catholic seminary. So there’s a bit of a hullabaloo over Katherine Jefferts Schori’s invitation to the institution.  Anyway, I see they have a statement out.  

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Anglican vs. Episcopalian Legal Fight May Be Nearing an End

In a Fresno courtroom Monday, Anglican Bishop John-David Schofield’s presence loomed large in the long, legal battle between the U.S. Episcopal Church and the breakaway Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin. Schofield, who died in October, is a key witness in … Continue reading

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2014: Seizing the Moment. How Episcopalians and Anglicans Will Fare.

Dr David Virtue paints a sobering picture: The year past ended with one of the worst and most litigious years in the history of the Episcopal Church. At a time when congregations are shrinking and closing, millions of dollars are … Continue reading

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Episcopal Leader to Visit ‘Continuing Episcopalians’

‘Continuing Episcopalians’? The ChristianPost: The head of The Episcopal Church is making an official visit to Episcopalians who belong to a diocese that has opted to break away from the denomination. The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the … Continue reading

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Obama Picks Episcopal Priest for Inauguration Prayer

The Deacon’s Bench reports: He replaces Louie Giglio, the evangelical pastor who found himself in hot water for his remarks on homosexuality two decades ago. FromCNN: The president has picked a neighbor to deliver the closing prayer at the inauguration. The … Continue reading

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Bishopess Katharine Jefferts Schori Finds Theological Opponents Guilty of Misconduct

Conger: A 3-member Reference Panel led by U.S. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has found that a prima facie case of misconduct can be made against nine serving and retired bishops of the Episcopal Church for voicing public disagreement with … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Church

See, this is exactly the kind of thing that needs to guarded against:  

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Authoritarian Anglicans

Writes Fr Dwight Longenecker: Here is the great irony: the people who dismantled traditional Christianity by the democratic process are now dismantling the democratic process.  In other words the tyranny of the ballot box is being replaced by just plain … Continue reading

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