Returning from a General Synod meeting in York with a story to write, I once typed “The Church of England yesterday decided”, and fell immediately into a profound sleep over my laptop. I was entirely sober at the time. It’s just the effect that synod has; and I’m beginning to wonder whether this isn’t part of its real purpose.
Day: February 6, 2012
Warren Throckmorton links to a Ugandan TV report suggesting the bill may be taken up in Parliament tomorrow.
What would your elevator speech for the Episcopal Church sound like? How about your elevator speech for your parish?
By design, General Convention is the largest gathering of the people of the Episcopal Church. This extraordinary opportunity should be used to empower and equip the church and its leaders for mission and evangelism in God’s world by creating a balance between legislative deliberation and a focus on renewal of the church.
When the Super Bowl rolls into your town, it brings along with it an increase in the sex trade. Some in religious communities are working to curb that business.
[Tweets] are 140 characters long because that is the length of phone text messages. If you are not yet texting on your cell phone, learning to do that would be a good first step. If you are, then you are almost to the twitterdise.
Another clever feature of their survival was that they had split among the community various sacramental duties that normally would have been under the scope of a single priest.