Day: October 15, 2011

A bit of good news from Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s high court has ordered Anglican Church staffers back at a mission hospital from where they were evicted by an excommunicated bishop last month and order another renegade bishop to hand back control of a church building.

General Convention to vote on use of same-sex blessing

The Episcopal Church would spend three years using a rite for same-gender blessings and studying its application under a resolution that the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music has agreed to propose to the 2012 meeting of General Convention.

Sandy Elledge, Appalachian Ministries: rise in glory

Sandy Elledge was the former Executive Coordinator for Episcopal Appalachian Ministries. Sandy was passionate about the needs and ministry to the people of Appalachia. Sandy was very instrumental in helping start the EAM work camps at Grace House on the Mountain in the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia.

Seen at Nordstrom

A photo of a poster in the window at Nordstrom. Thanks Nordstrom for hopefully starting a new trend. What do you think about “decking the halls” before Halloween?

Church attorney never member of Disciplinary Board

UPDATED: “Josephine Hicks is not now, and never has been, a member of the disciplinary board,” the bishop said. The board, meeting by phone after the revised Title IV took effect July 1, “voted to retain her as the board’s attorney, as authorized by the canon. The attorney does not have a vote on matters before the board and thus not on matters related to Bishop Lawrence.

Teresa of Avila

Commemoration of Teresa of Avila We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait for adoption, the redemption of our bodies. For in hope we were saved. Now hope …

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