On a provisional basis, we authorize the use of this name and this name only for the mission station: “St. James Episcopal Church.” In the weeks and months ahead, we invite you and your congregation to a time of prayerful discernment about whether – in view of prior events at the Via Lido property as well as those of 2013-17 – it may be in the interests of the congregation and diocesan community for the bishop to designate a different name.
At the hearing were also members of the diocese’s Standing Committee, who are set to make a recommendation after their March 21 meeting. Those who spoke during Saturday’s hearing overwhelmingly supported the congregation’s return to the Newport Beach property.
The Episcopal Church Executive Council Investment Committee ECIC recently adopted guidelines in response to General Convention resolution C045 (2015), Call for Investing in Clean and Renewable Energy, regarding Episcopal Church investments in fossil fuels.
The faculty of the School of Theology of the University of the South responds to the actions of the Board of Regents that decline to revoke the honorary degree for Charlie Rose.
The translation philosophy of the NRSV will be maintained, including its overarching commitment to being “‘as literal as possible’ in adhering to the ancient texts and only ‘as free as necessary’ to make the meaning clear in graceful, understandable English.”
They want a resolution passed at this week’s Annual Convention for the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee that urges the national church to let clergy make their own decisions on whether or not to marry gay and lesbian couples in their parishes
The Magi were seekers – we don’t know too much about them, not how many nor if they were all men nor their religion, except they came from the east and brought three gifts.
“I’ve read studies that suggest the presence of a chaplain can make a difference without saying anything,” she said. “Just being aware that someone is there helps.”
Episcopal priests on the reservations in South Dakota hold Christmas services at churches that are miles apart.
…what sort of person ought you to be?