When I look at my cross from Ascot Priory, I thank God for those nuns whose prayers sustain the work I do.
Bivocational ministry is widely touted as our future model in the Episcopal Church. The TREC report encouraged exploration of “diverse ways for ordained clergy to make a living inside and outside the Church.” My hope for the conversation was that Fr. Holder could tell me a little more about how this actually works, for the bivocational leader and for the congregation that ministers with him or her.
Let's not be quick to discard the best things we have to offer.