A new resource on the polity of the church is being mailed to every General Convention Deputy and bishop. The resource is the result of the work of a special committee convened by President Bonnie Anderson following the last General Convention.
Day: June 5, 2012
Commentators on Facebook are talking about the surprising sermon that the Archbishop of Canterbury preached this morning. They’re wondering if this is the return of the Rowan that they remember reading before his appointment as the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Guardian highlights the fact that the Archbishop didn’t restrict his remarks to the occasion. He …
From Reuters: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way on Tuesday for the Supreme Court to consider California’s gay marriage ban, declining an appeal to revisit the case. Supporters of the 2008 ban, Proposition 8, have lost two rounds in federal court but have made clear they will appeal to the U.S. Supreme …
I would hate to see ENS lose one of the three reporters it currently employs, but that is a plausible interpretation of the comment at line 790 of the line by line budget analysis released late Friday afternoon by the Office of Public Affairs.
We’re starting to hear that a number of diocesan deputations to General Convention this summer are setting up blogs to keep their dioceses informed of what’s happening in the lead up, during and afterwards.
Gay Clark Jennings has announced her candidacy for President, House of Deputies on Facebook.
“My dear brother, I fear we have undertaken to steer a ship through the waves of an angry sea, and we can neither succeed in our task, nor without sin abandon it… ”
During a gathering hosted by the Chicago Consultation, the Rev. Ecclesia de Lange spoke about being dismissed from her position as a pastor in the Methodist Church of South Africa after she married her female partner.