After the recent well publicized death of Thomas Palermo in a hit and run by former bishop Heather Cook while under the influence of alcohol, the church asked General Convention to address the policy on the use of alcohol. Last revised in 1985, the convention issued A158, a new policy that churches might consider. The convention […]
Day: July 4, 2015
Soon after the racist massacre that took nine lives at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston SC, a string of suspicious fires burned the buildings of 6 predominantly Black congregations. Six fires burning African American churches in five states over an eight day period demanded a closer probe; was someone targeting African American churches in the South?
With the historic organ comprising a dramatic backdrop, the Utah Showcase, held the evening of 1 JUL in the LDS Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square, was the cultural highlight of the 78th General Conference of the Episcopal Church.
Friday, 3 JUL 2015, the Archbishop of York, the Most Revd Dr John Sentamu, was chief consecrator of the Revd Canon Alison White as a bishop. Canon White is the second woman to be elevated as a bishop in the Church of England, following the Rt Revd Libby Lane, the Bishop of Stockport.
Be patient? How long must people be patient for there to be equality, justice, and an ability, no, a right to be all that they can be?