How a rigid Vicar drove one woman out of her parish on the day of her wedding and into a spiritual life that avoids the Church.
Day: July 13, 2012
Thanks to everyone who followed our coverage of the General Convention of the Episcopal Church here on the Café, on our Facebook page, and especially on Twitter, which was the defining medium of the convention.
The Gallup Poll says that forty-four percent of Americans have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in “the church or organized religion.”
General Convention approved new rites and prayers for the care of beloved animals.
Some dioceses summarize of the accomplishments of General Convention and what it means for the local church.
What would it take our society and nation to develop a will to limit access to weapons designed to kill human beings? What would it take us to make a real public conversation about violence? What would it take us to stand up to the NRA?
Just occasionally, with the emphasis on just, reading one of the Biblical stories is a bit like living in reality TV-land but more uncomfortable. Reading Bible stories can be fun and exciting. Hey, who wants TV fiction then? Just get out a copy of the Gospels and get stuck into reading that. Let’s take today’s …