Weekend Roundup for July 20th

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Episcopal Church
Just wow – everything is bigger in Texas, even capital campaigns!
https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2019/07/16/construction-begins-on-st-martins-episcopal.html

 

 

Canadian General Synod
Canadian Primate Fred Hiltz’s “farewell” address to General Synod
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/primate-reflects-achievements-future/

 

And a New Primate was elected, The Rt Rev Linda Nicholls
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/linda-nicholls-elected-primate/

 

Fallout from the failed vote on marriage equality
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/church-grapples-with-pain-after-marriage-canon-vote/

 

Dealing with the painful legacy of mistreatment of First Nations peoples
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/reconciliation-an-ongoing-process-general-synod-hears/

 

Environmental Stewardship actions
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/general-synod-passes-justice-resolutions-receives-apology-at-july-13-session/

 

Revenue down and expenses up
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/church-suffers-deficit-in-2018/

 

Opening up their pension plan to other non-profits and churches + rethinking GS
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/church-suffers-deficit-in-2018/

 

ACoC votes for Full communion with ELCA as part of a larger agreement that will see the ELCA, TEC, ACoC, and the Canadian equivalent of the ELCA all in full communion – it’s slated for us to look at in 2021
https://www.anglicanjournal.com/general-synod-expands-full-communion-recognition/

 

This is an interesting take on the Canadian marriage Canon issue
http://alantperry.blogspot.com/2019/07/marriage-canon-redux.html

 

 

Anglican Communion
From a snapshot of a Zimbabwean choral group, a young woman is now the “face of the Communion” in a widely shared poster
https://www.anglicannews.org/news/2019/07/zimbabwean-parish-choir-director-becomes-the-new-face-of-the-anglican-communion.aspx

 

An Australian women’s engaging and thoughtful essay on why ordination in the Anglican church was her path
https://www.patheos.com/blogs/euangelion/2019/07/why-be-anglican-2/

 

 

Other Interesting Items
A back and forth over the ACNA BCP, which apparently isn’t being well received.
https://www.patheos.com/blogs/northamptonseminar/2019/07/18/debate-over-the-new-prayer-book/

 

 

 


 

image: The Rt Rev Linda Nicholls, Primate-Elect of the Anglican Church of Canada, Photo: Milos Posic (Anglican Journal)

 

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