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Weekend Roundup for July 20th

Weekend Roundup for July 20th

Episcopal Church
Just wow – everything is bigger in Texas, even capital campaigns!



Canadian General Synod
Canadian Primate Fred Hiltz’s “farewell” address to General Synod


And a New Primate was elected, The Rt Rev Linda Nicholls


Fallout from the failed vote on marriage equality


Dealing with the painful legacy of mistreatment of First Nations peoples


Environmental Stewardship actions


Revenue down and expenses up


Opening up their pension plan to other non-profits and churches + rethinking GS


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


This is an interesting take on the Canadian marriage Canon issue



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


An Australian women’s engaging and thoughtful essay on why ordination in the Anglican church was her path



Other Interesting Items
A back and forth over the ACNA BCP, which apparently isn’t being well received.





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



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