Day: August 15, 2015

The Maori cultural stream of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia meets in the City of Wellington

The Maori cultural stream of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia meets in the City of Wellington

Representatives of the five Maori dioceses which are the Maori Anglican Church gathered in a conference (Te Runanganui) in Wellington New Zealand on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 7 – 9 AUG. They gathered to worship, listen to invited speakers and to discuss the future and the mission of the Maori church.

The Church of England publishes Reflections on the Psalms

The Church of England publishes Reflections on the Psalms

Church House Publishing, the publishing arm of the Church of England, has issued a new book on the Psalms. The book is available in print, eBook and iOS app forms. An Android version is forthcoming. All of the versions are a bit on the pricey side. The print and eBook versions are the same price, […]

You’re going to need a program!

You’re going to need a program!

When the Church of England made the journey to allowing women to become bishops the Archbishops of Canterbury and York established a process for parishes which cannot accept women exercising priesthood among them to file a grievance should they believe that a bishop in the Church of England has not honored the House of Bishops’ Declaration on the Ministry of Bishops and Priests in supplying the parishes with clergy.

The Barnabas Aid International Board of Trustees make a statement regarding the return of Dr Patrick Sookhdeo

The Barnabas Aid International Board of Trustees make a statement regarding the return of Dr Patrick Sookhdeo

Earlier this week, we published a story in The Lead about the return of the founding director of the Barnabas Fund, Dr Patrick Sookhdeo. The Barnabas Fund is a charity in the UK. Dr Sookhdeo has been convicted and punished by a UK court for a sexual assault and intimidating of witnesses. We based our story […]

Speaking to the Soul: Theotokos

Speaking to the Soul: Theotokos

Beneath your compassion we take refuge Theotokos Our petitions do not de- spise in time of trouble but from danger rescue us, 
Only Holy, on- ly Blessed. — Earliest known prayer to the Theotokos, (ca. 250 CE)*     You probably wouldn’t have paid much attention to her if you had walked in the marketplace or to the well were […]