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Weekend Roundup for September 21

Weekend Roundup for September 21

Episcopal Church
The three big stories this week were the meeting of bishops in Minneapolis (here, here, & here), announcement of a Hearing Panel in the case of Bishop Love of Albany’s refusal to accept B0012 in that diocese, and the ruling in favor of TEC in South Carolina in the Federal trademarks case.


Of course, it’s a big church with lots going elsewhere…

A priest in North Carolina confronts his own family’s history of slavery in calling for the removal of a local Confederate statue,2958?fbclid=IwAR0AnnF5RbK9vvgPkSGkBICjCKBJPVB66D2GGCL1quGRd4BBw9sk7w3062c


The PB was in Michigan to participate in a climate awareness program


Bethlehem, PA had a “faith-crawl” to introduce people to different faith traditions and their places of gathering


Ian Markham of VTS was interviewed on All things Considered (audio link and transcript) regarding their reparations plan



Prince Charles to attend canonization rite for Tractarian (and later RC convert) J.H. Newman


I think I’m liking how they elect bishops in Wales


From a UK perspective (ViaMedia,News) that’s part book review and part personal analysis on where we are and where we might go as “Anglicans” (h/t Thinking Anglicans)



The Struggle for Full Inclusion in the United Methodist Church… Continues
The struggle within the UMC continues; UMC New Service had this good overview of where things stand as the church prepares for its next regular gathering.



From Around the Anglican Communion
Lovely short essay on the continuing value of community


Abp Okoh spoke some on the “crisis” of the church while dedicating a new worship space


First Maori woman bishop in NZ consecrated



Other Interesting Items
A kind of book review for Jim Wallis’ Christ in Crisis: Why We Need to Reclaim Jesus, plus a mention of Bp Curry


A story really aimed at Lutherans and RC, but might be of interest to some Anglicans interested in ecumenism


Mosaic floor of early church on Galilean shore uncoverd, amazingly intact


From Fox “News”  – a little scolding for a rather unorthodox chapel at Union Seminary in NYC


Would you vote for Jesus’ political platform?




image: Women bishops of the Episcopal Church, from the recent gathering in Minneapolis



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