Day: September 4, 2016

Nominees for Bishop Coadjutor of Los Angeles Announced

UPDATE: Nomination by petition process is here The Diocese of Los Angeles has announced the nominees for election as its next bishop: The Bishop Coadjutor Search Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles has named five candidates for nomination preceding election by Diocesan Convention meeting Dec. 2-3 in Ontario, Calif. The candidates are the Rev. …

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Thoughts About the Diaconate

It easy to lament the Balkanization of many things in the Episcopal Church. One of the most Balkanized phenomena is the Vocational Diaconate. In this rapidly changing era in the life of our church, our society, and our culture, I am convinced that we desperately need a dynamic Order of Vocational Deacons

Holy Spirit: nymph, rebel and crone

The Holy Spirit is a part of the Trinity – One God in three expressions. We know that. It’s basic theology to our church. But I am not sure we have taken the time to appreciate it because I think that The Holy Spirit sort of freaks us out. Well, at least she freaks me out. I think we humans like control. We westerners love control. We Episcopalians adore control. As for Catholics well, you get my drift. And The Holy Spirit – she giggles at control and up-turns it almost out of sheer mischievousness, enjoying flustering pale, white me in black.