Here’s one that has us scratching our heads a bit today at the Episcopal Cafe. A federal judge has ruled in favor of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, ordering that its insurance company must pay for the diocese’s defense in the lawsuit brought against it by the group that broke away from the church.
Day: January 9, 2014
We are delighted to announce that beginning next week, the Rev. Megan Castellan and Weston Mathews will be joining the Café news team.
Dan Webster recently visited a Baltimore move theater that fosters a kind of fellowship through its “Cinema Sundays,” at which people gather on Sunday morning to watch a movie and then discuss its ethical and spiritual implications. He writes:
High church, low church, what do those descriptors mean and does it make any difference? The Rev. Canon Robert Hendrickson of St. John’s Cathedral in Denver believes such labels are insufficient and confusing. He writes:
We lay people tend to give away our ability to discern our own spiritual gifts. We look outside ourselves for the authority to say what we are good at, where our talent lies. And we also often project our own abilities, our own talents, onto our ordained clergy – and then wonder that they buckle under the burden.