Day: April 11, 2015

A Baton Rouge Episcopal parish, chartered in 1973, is dedicating its first proper church building

A Baton Rouge Episcopal parish, chartered in 1973, is dedicating its first proper church building

A Baton Rouge LA parish that started as a small gathering in a bar in 1972 is going to dedicate its first proper worship space tomorrow, 12 APR 2015, with the assistance of the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana, the Rt Revd Morris K. Thompson Jr. As the congregation grew in numbers, they […]

The Anglican Church of Australia gains bishop to Aboriginal peoples

The Anglican Church of Australia gains bishop to Aboriginal peoples

Because of North America being east of the international date line, the deed is likely done. Saturday 11 APR 2015 the Diocese of Adelaide is planning to consecrate the Revd Chris McLeod a bishop for the Anglican Church of Australia, to serve as an assisting bishop with a special responsibility to work along side Aboriginal […]

The Tale of two fonts!

The Tale of two fonts!

In the village in Shipton Bellinger in southern England the rector of St Peter’s church, backed by the parish warden’s and other local groups would like to get rid of it’s rather large Victorian era baptismal font. The primary argument is that in addition to being “showy,” the font is much too large for the […]

Speaking to the Soul: Witnessing with our lives

Speaking to the Soul: Witnessing with our lives

Acts 4:13-31 Peter and John had been preaching in Jerusalem, a rather brave thing to do considering that not all that long ago they had hidden with their brother disciples as their teacher and master had been crucified publicly not very far away. This time, though, they had healed a 40-year-old lame man and suddenly the crowd […]