Sharing communion without first baptizing a person is a small but common practice in the Episcopal Church right now. There’s been a great deal of discussion on the question here on the Episcopal Café over the past few years.
Day: May 15, 2012
The Church of Ireland met in General Synod last week. Last year, Dean Tom Gordon entered into a civil partnership with his long time partner and in so doing created a crisis in the Irish Anglican church. After attempts by the bishops to reiterate the traditional opposition to marriage equality in the church as part […]
One of the reports submitted to General Convention this year analyzes the interest in the Episcopal Church in revising the 1982 Hymnal. The task of doing the research was passed to the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music, and they’ve posted their long report on the Church Pension Group website. (See update below for more […]
In the fall of 2011, the Chicago Consultation gathered some 50 African Anglicans, Episcopalians and members of other churches in Durban, South Africa for a prayerful conversation about issues of scripture, theology and sexuality.
For the truth is that we as the DFMS staff will either shape the future or have it shaped for us. And if it is shaped for us, it will then be imposed on us. We have before us the opportunity to shape our own future or stand passively by and let others do that for us.
Psalm 78:1-39 (Morning) Psalm 78:40-72 (Evening) Leviticus 26:1-20 1 Timothy 2:1-6 Matthew 13:18-23 ‘Hear then the parable of the sower. When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what is sown in the heart; this is what was sown on the path. As […]
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