The Rev. Megan Castellan, (on Twitter @revlucymeg) a college chaplain from the Diocese of Arizona, took a long look at the Executive Council’s recent letter, and decided to write the council a letter in reply. Here is some of what she had to say on her blog, Red Shoes, Funny Shirt.
Day: April 22, 2012
Mary Frances Schjonberg writing for “The Intersection of Poverty and the Environment” program April 21 agreed that people of faith can and should play an important role in organizing communities to be both good neighbors and stewards of creation.
We are invested in and working towards (and more detail here would be nice) passing an accurate, balanced budget at General Convetion. We apologize for the anxiety and hurt that the proposed budget caused. The Executive Council is committed to the mission and ministry of The Episcopal Church.
Despite recent strains, many Anglicans, including the Archbishop of Canterbury, are pursuing better relationships with the Roman Catholic Church.
It is our belief that the Church of England has nothing to fear from the introduction of civil marriage for same-sex couples. It will be for the churches to then decide how they should respond pastorally to such a change in the law.
The document also gives aid to the difficult process of determining what constitutes competency. The primary question underlying the use of this document is not ‘What does a person know?’ but ‘What competencies does the person need to gain in order to be able to fulfil this ministry/vocation?’
Psalms 148, 149, 150 (Morning) Psalms 114, 115 (Evening) Exodus 18:1-12 1 John 2:7-17 Mark 16:9-20 Our Gospel reading today is from the end of Mark…sorta. You might have noticed those odd little brackets at the end of this book in your Bible. If you have a study Bible, you might even see it broken …