UPDATED: see below The Washington state House of Representatives “voted to approve gay marriage Wednesday, setting the stage for the state to become the seventh in the nation to allow same-sex couples to wed” according to
Day: February 8, 2012
“If all the LGB&T Clergy were to leave the Church of England, parochial and sector ministry in the Church of England would suffer major trauma, and the parish system in some parts of the country would face utter collapse.”
“Wow. OK. Well, in true Anglican fashion we are almost back to square one. General synod has voted to allow the House of Bishops to tinker with the legislation but not make substantial changes to it. As one person in the chamber said, it’s as if the debate never happened.”
We at the Café join our voices to condemn actions that subject anyone, cleric or otherwise, to threats of physical violence, or that engage in unproductive discrimination. Whatever places the Body of Christ in peril should be prayerfully addressed.
If the use of an organization’s treasure points to its heart, the picture we all have of the Knights could be off by a significant margin.
We urge you to contact your elected officials in Congress, in state government, or even at the White House (remind President Obama that he already has a stated position) and tell them to apply whatever pressure they can bring in order to permanently push the Anti-Homosexuality Bill out of the Ugandan Parliament.
we are blessed by the good thing
All of us have times in our lives where despite our best efforts, our good intentions, and our fears for those we love, they will make their choices and we are left with no other tasks but to let them go, and “pray them home.”