By Zachary Guiliano The 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council began April 28 in Hong Kong, with 99 members gathering from 37 of the Anglican Communion’s 40 provinces. The Anglican churches in Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda did not send delegates. From the first press conference onward, Abp. Justin Welby and the Anglican Communion’s Secretary General, Abp. Josiah … [Read more...] about Archbishops Stress Anglican Way
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Guest Column By Chuck Alley For more than eight centuries the Notre-Dame de Paris has witnessed indiscriminately to multitudes of people from every nation, language, and creed. From Catholics to humanists, Notre-Dame has been a source of inspiration and awe. It is a structure that transcends the dimensions of our everyday world. It is a treasure trove of historical and … [Read more...] about Grieve with the Grieving
Appointments The Rev. Becky Anderson, the Rev. Dennis Bucco, and the Rev. Mary Ann Mello, a deacon, serve St. Luke’s, Pawtucket, RI, and Good Shepherd, Pawtucket, as a team. Barbara Bach, the Rev. Valerie Balling, Wendy Blackman, the Rev. Joan M.P. Mason, and the Rev. Ronald N. Pollock are honorary canons of Trinity Cathedral, Trenton, NJ. The Rev. Beth Hill Bell is … [Read more...] about 4/30 People & Places
Shadows from Light Unapproachable Anglican Frontier Missions (1993-2018) Edited by Tad de Bordenave Northumberland Historical Press Pp. 288 pp. $11.50 Review by Titus Presler A common assumption in many denominations since the mid-20th century has been that the growth of the church in Africa, Asia, and Latin America — commonly called the Majority World — made … [Read more...] about Field Reports from Anglican Missionaries
A global mission conference organized by the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) drew 120 people to the Dominican Republic. The Diocese of the Dominican Republic hosted the gathering, “Sharing Jesus: Mutual Witness in Global Mission,” April 3-5 with the Dominican Development Group. “The gospel is a different news, a radical news,” said Bishop Griselda Delgado del … [Read more...] about Mission Network Meets in D.R.
3 Easter, May 5 Acts 9:1-6 (7-20) Ps. 30 Rev. 5:11-14 John 21:1-19 “Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogue at Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem” (Acts 9:1-2). A type of religious zeal is … [Read more...] about 5/5: He Fell to the Ground
The Diocese of Pennsylvania has announced a plan to move its primary office 20 miles northwest to St. John’s Church in Norristown. The diocese will also maintain a satellite office at St. Stephen’s Church, located two and a half miles east of the current office at 3717 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia. The announcement said: This decision to move was not an easy one. Despite … [Read more...] about Diocesan Office Bound for Norristown, Pa.
By Wesley Hill A few weeks after a Lutheran theologian joined the faculty of the evangelical Anglican seminary where I teach, he said something to me about his experience of daily chapel that lingers in my memory. “It’s strange not to be singing the liturgy,” he said. “The words have a different quality somehow when they’re said rather than sung.” “[N]obody sings like … [Read more...] about Reveling in Hope