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Weekend Roundup for November 9th

Weekend Roundup for November 9th

It’s convention season across the church (and I’m busy at my own) but if your diocese does or is planning to do something really interesting, I’d invite you to share that with us. You can drop us a note at newsteam@episcopalcafe.com

 

Episcopal Church
The United Methodist–Episcopal Church Dialogue Committee has released a series of videos highlighting shared ministries between the churches and discussing the current full communion proposal developed by the committee.
https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/pressreleases/videos-offer-insight-into-the-united-methodist-church-episcopal-church-dialogue-on-full-communion/

 

Jonathan Folts consecrated as next bishop of South Dakota
https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/pressreleases/videos-offer-insight-into-the-united-methodist-church-episcopal-church-dialogue-on-full-communion/
and
https://www.capjournal.com/news/folts-ordained-th-bishop-of-episcopal-diocese-of-south-dakota/article_09a6a40c-fe4c-11e9-9f75-73e294d25318.html

 

A great profile of the church’s Evangelism Officer, Jerusalem Greer
https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/pressreleases/videos-offer-insight-into-the-united-methodist-church-episcopal-church-dialogue-on-full-communion/

 

St Louis Cathedral, the first Episcopal Church west of the Mississippi, one of whose founding members was William Clark (of Lewis and Clark fame) celebrates 200 years
https://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/christ-church-cathedral-celebrates-200-years-st-louis#stream/0

 

UTO matching grant aims to help build Anglican Pilgrim Centre in Santiago de Compostela
https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/2019/11/04/uto-matching-grant-aims-to-help-build-anglican-pilgrim-centre-in-santiago-de-compostela/

 

Diocese of Maryland taking action on racial reconciliation by hosting dialogue on reparations.
https://www.jhunewsletter.com/article/2019/11/episcopal-diocese-of-maryland-presents-dialogue-on-reparation

 

 

Anglican Communion
The Church of England’s Environmental Advisory Group has called for all parts of the Church to recognise the Climate Crisis and step up its action to safeguard God’s creation.
http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/29040

 

The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke will retire in February 2020
https://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/Most-senior-leader-in-Church-of-Ireland-to-retire
and
https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2019/8-november/news/uk/primate-of-ireland-dr-richard-clarke-to-retire

 

A Jewish perspective on efforts by the Anglican Church of Canada to amend its relationship with Judaism
https://www.algemeiner.com/2019/11/06/the-anglican-church-of-canada-prays-for-reconciliation-with-the-jews/

 

An essay from the UK’s Church Times on the increasingly limited usefulness of the word “Anglican.”
https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2019/8-november/comment/opinion/be-careful-who-you-call-anglican

 

 


image: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry presenting a Bible to the new bishop of South Dakota, Jonathan Folts. Photo by Joseph Barkoff/Capital Journal

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