Ft. Worth Seeks New Bishop

The Presiding Bishop and Ft. Worth’s standing committee will nominate a new provisional bishop to be approved by the diocesan convention.

Hope Amid the Ruins

By Bob Libby Around the rubble of Trinity Cathedral in Port au Prince the bishops processed, entering a makeshift shelter covering an overflow congregation of more than a thousand.

Reconstruction

Day of PentecostActs 2:1-21 or Ezek. 37:1-14Ps. 104:25-35,37Rom. 8:22-27 or Acts 2:1-21John 15:26,26; 16:4b-15On this sacred day, the breath of the Lord, coming as violent wind, flickering tongues of fire, nati... Read more...

Punched Back

Review by Tony Hunt The first half of For the Parish is a sustained polemic against Fresh Expressions, a popularizing church movement in the U.K.

Our Political Captivity

By Victoria Heard and Jordan Hylden General Convention’s structure has slavishly copied in ecclesial ink the politics and legislative processes of American culture.

Leonel L. Mitchell (1930-2012)

The Rev. Canon Leonel L. Mitchell, one of the scholars responsible for the Book of Common Prayer (1979), died May 23 in South Bend, Indiana. The veteran liturgist and theologian was 81.

Trinity, Columbia, Calls Dean

“Tim has written several acclaimed books on spiritual life,” writes senior warden Mark Jones of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, S.C. He is “a former editor for Christianity Today magazine and recently taught spiritual formation to students at the Anglican School of Theology in Alexandria, Egypt.”

PB to Anderson: ‘Well Done’

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori responds to news of Bonnie Anderson not seeking re-election as president of General Convention’s House of Deputies.