In an election requiring 4 ballots José McLoughlin finally received the votes necessary to win the election. He needed 69 clergy votes and 65 lay votes to be elected. In the 4th ballot he received 69 clergy votes and 86 lay votes.
Day: June 25, 2016
The taro root is a edible plant that grows easily in the Philippines in the regions with swampy, wet soil. It has become an income generator for a small group of women at St John’s Mission in Nayon, Philippines. Starting with a micro-loan from Ecare, a partner to the Australian Board of Missions, the women developed a tasty baked chip sliced from the taro root.
In 1977 the Anglican-Episcopal Church of Japan established the Bishop Williams Memorial Fund. The Memorial Fund was established to support visiting lecturers and research scholars. The Fund is presently accepting applications for an 18 month opportunity to study Japanese and do Anglican research in Japan.
Music is part of our lives, and part of our faith tradition. Johnson understood this as he spoke of the songs of his people, the music of unheralded bards whose names are known to God alone but whose music still echoes in our hearts and minds.