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Weekend Roundup for July 6th

Weekend Roundup for July 6th

It’s been a vacation week as well as the holiday, so I may have missed some things, but here’s our roundup for July 6th


Episcopal Church
A New Hampshire church closed in 2002 has reopened for a weekly lay-led prayer service


ENS has an article on the “unprecedented” number of women who have been elected as bishops recently


TEC petition to enforce court order to return property in South Carolina after two-year delay since decision announced rejected by State supreme Court as it expresses confidence the slow moving local district court will get the job done “expeditiously.”



More than 500 bishops have registered so far…
…as Primates make an effort to encourage attendance



Anglican Communion
An Anglican priest in Nigeria was abducted in same area that bishop was kidnapped last year.


Worries that the Anglican tradition is boring and unappealing to young people aren’t isolated to the US as shown by this op-ed from Nigeria



The Methodist Church in Britain has voted overwhelmingly to move forward with marriage equality.
This may complicate efforts to reunite the Methodists and The Church of England


Tractarian and Anglican priest (later a Roman Cardinal) John Henry Newman will be beatified in a mass led by the Pope in October during his UK visit




image: Joe Rose gets ready to open the Thursday midday service at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Franklin earlier this month. GEOFF FORESTER photos / Monitor staff



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