The new definition was endorsed last year by the church General Assembly but required approval from a majority of the denomination’s presbyteries. The critical “yes” vote came Tuesday night from the Palisades Presbytery.
Day: March 17, 2015
Using the hashtag #HOBLent2015 bishops are reporting on their spring meeting, designated as a retreat. The main focus has been leadership in a multicultural society including how they might be leaders against systemic racism. They have had presentations on Ferguson, Indian reservations, prisons, and the legacy and continuing benefits of the era of slavery. The […]
‘Whilst it is very important to build good interfaith relations, it is clear that an act of worship from a non-Christian faith tradition is not permitted within a consecrated Church of England building.’ – Bishop of Southwark
Following the path of the Acadians exiled to Louisiana, a two hundred year old Anglican church in Nova Scotia was disassembled, moved to Louisiana and rebuilt.
Meeting in synod last month, the Episcopal Church of Cuba voted 39 to 33 to return to their former affiliation with the Episcopal Church after decades of separation.
Our salvation is a gift, but it is not all-take and no-give. We are not just the beneficiaries of Christ’s passion; we are the ongoing instruments of his sacred mission.