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Weekend Roundup for June 29

Weekend Roundup for June 29

Churches Doing Interesting Things
A local first in Oklahoma City, an ecumenical pride worship service


In Waco, TX  a parish is building an inclusive playground using ADA compliant guidelines


A priest in NYC is setting up a blessings on the go stand in front of the church on Madison Ave


A great ministry in southern WV, the Highland Education project, has been rebooted and is up and running

ENS has a related story too



Episcopal Church
Maine’s new bishop was consecrated


HoB Theology committee looking at white supremacy (from ENS)


Want to join Executive Council?  There’s an opening!


Great story from the Anglican Journal on the episcopal response to conditions at the southern border



Lambeth Conference
Bishop Sumner of Dallas has an editorial follow-up to his Lambeth letter in the Living Church

Primate of Southern Africa argues against any boycotts of Lambeth



Anglican Communion
The UK-based Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion has decided to ditch its two leaders. Honestly, I don’t remember this group but it’s as if there’s some spirit of un-cooperation that continually afflicts evangelical organizations


From South Africa; a reflection on inclusive titles for priests


And in Botswana, all the anti-gay laws have been overturned by unanimous decision of their supreme court – Thinking Anglicans has a roundup of responses


A study from Sydney, Australia showing that most people of faith made that choice as teens


Also in Australia, the Anglican church is launching a study of family violence



feature image: The Rev. Adrian Dannhauser, left, blesses Russell Lupis outside Church of the Incarnation on Madison Avenue in New York City on June 25, 2019. RNS photo by Yonat Shimron



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