Presbyterian minister (PCUSA) and writer MaryAnn McKibben Dana says “Rumors of [our] demise have been greatly exaggerated” – that in fact, being in our declining years doesn’t mean we can’t give life to a new world.
Day: April 25, 2012
“Sanford is a microcosm for America,” said Father Rory Harris, rector of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Sanford.
The Rt. Rev. David B. Joslin, acting dean, said the building needs millions of dollars of repairs. An exact amount, he said, was “too scary” to articulate.
“A connection is not the same thing as a bond, and … instant and total connection is no salvation.”
“My plan does not ask for further debate or require approval,” Bishop Doyle told the clergy gathered at Camp Allen. “I have not asked people to change their positions or even to like the plan that I am setting before us,” he explained. “It is my deepest desire to offer a generous breadth of pastoral care for our members throughout the diocese. “
There are times when contemplative prayer goes especially deep. In those experiences, “I” disappear. Any sense of my self as separate from the all evaporates. There is no experience of time. There is only everything.
by George Clifford The first part of this post analyzed TEC’s financial plight arguing that the proposed 2012-2015 budget shows that TEC: 1. Highly values ecclesial governance and structure 2. Faces significant organizational problems 3. Intends to continue business as usual 4. Lacks a clear vision of, and focus on, TEC’s mission. This post recommends …