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Weekend Roundup for Nov 16

Weekend Roundup for Nov 16

Episcopal Church
Really good article on a priest and former army chaplain and his PTSD


UTO grants and the Anglican church in Spain

Local story from Oklahoma about ERD


New (interim) chief lawyer for TEC


California (I think) church celebrates 11th annual service honoring native Americans


Bishop Mark Van Koevering elected diocesan bishop after several years of interim work in Dio of Lexington


Neil Alexander is stepping down as dean of the School of Theology at Sewanee



Anglican Communion
This was from last week (I think) but a really good article on faith in a secular age


Archbishop of York on the persistence of racism in the CoE


Anglican and Catholic bishops in Melbourne, AUS worship together lighting a unity candle using a flame generated from another unity candle from 40 years ago


A chicken-little-ish report on church stats in Canada


The Pope and ABC are planning to travel to South Sudan together on a peace mission, which seems pretty worthwhile



Other Interesting Items
A good op-ed from the Cleveland area, not an Episcopal priest, but good words nonetheless


Op-Ed at RNS about recovery of the term “evangelical”



image: Mark Van Koevering, bishop of the Diocese of Lexington


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Simon Burris

Can you please explain why you characterize the report on decline in the Canadian Anglican Church as “chicken-little-ish”? Are you implying that the church is not in decline? Or that the specific predictions are faulty? Or that the possible extinction of church membership by 2040 is not really bad news?

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