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Helping TREC re-imagine the Episcopal Church 4

The Task Force for Re-imagining the Episcopal Church is asking for feedback from across the church. They propose four prompts to stimulate conversation.

We have been rolling those prompts out in two and a half hour intervals today. This is the last.

What one thing could you do to help The Church through this change?

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Fmendespinto

Pray and tend my own (personal, parish, and diocesan) gardens.

Bill Dilworth

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Wayne Rollins

I read scripture and imagine church. Then I go to church and preach about what I imagine--revealing the presence of God in Christ by the living, breathing Body of Christ that happens to meet within the walls of that particular building. If everything else doesn't support that, then it's time to start over. Re-imagining doesn't work if we never had a vision or purpose that doesn't require structures like committees, let alone walls.

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Eric Funston

Preach the Gospel, celebrate the Sacraments, and help get rid of committees, commissions, and task forces.

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Ann Fontaine

Continue to preach the Gospel and celebrate the sacraments.

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Bob McCloskey

Proof is in the pudding. The attempt to follow the 4 prompts blew up on me - Obamacare is not alone in its IT problems.

As for the 1 thing to help the church: abandon such jargonistic commissions and corporate leadership novelties. Our church reeks of such things which most folk ignore or reject.

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