The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri has made a press release about a resolution passed during their Diocesan Convention on November 18. The resolution urges parishes to pay all staff $15/hour or more. Press release is below, with the resolution following: At its annual Diocesan convention, The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri has approved a resolution that […]
Day: November 21, 2016
Many Episcopal churches across the country held services yesterday in honor of transgender people who were killed as a result of their gender identity. By August of this year, twenty transgender people had been murdered, primarily women of color. They ranged in age from 16 (Kedarie/Kandicee Johnson, who identified as genderfluid and used the pronoun […]
On November 13th, the Global Anglican Future Conference released a list of members of the Church of England they felt had violated Lambeth Resolution I.10 (on same sex marriage). The Rt Reverend Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, England, responded on Friday in the following letter, published in the Church Times. From the Bishop of Salisbury […]
…apocalypses are written when times are bad. They are not upbeat. In fact, they are always the code-language of the oppressed when times are worst. But the very fact that we have them, that apocalypses were enshrouded one day as sacred scripture, tells us who was vindicated.