Josephine Hicks, Bishop Ian Douglas, and the Rev. Gay Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, during the Anglican Consultative Council’s meeting in Auckland, New Zealand, in October 2012. • Mary Frances Schjonberg/ENS The House of Deputies Newsletter reports in “Primates Meet, Confusion Ensues” that the Episcopal Church’s members of the Anglican … [Read more...] about Episcopalians Intend to Vote
Lord George Carey meets with Myles Hixson, who will be ordained to the diaconate on Feb. 19 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Birmingham. By the Rev. Woody Norman The 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury was reticent to give his impressions of the Anglican landscape during his visit to the Spring Convocation at Beeson Divinity School on Jan. 26. “I made a vow certain … [Read more...] about Lord Carey Guarded on Communion
Adapted from the Global Episcopal Mission Network, via Episcopal News Service Responding to the decision concerning the Episcopal Church announced by the Anglican Primates Meeting on January 14, the board of Global Episcopal Mission Network has renewed GEMN’s call for Episcopalians to engage in global mission by sending and receiving pilgrims, missionaries, volunteers, and … [Read more...] about Mission Network Renews Call
Analysis by John Martin Anglican Primates meet in Canterbury Jan. 11-16, their first meeting in five years. What are the chances of ending the stalemate that has effectively paralyzed the global Anglican Communion since the consecration of the Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson in 2003? Will the meeting make it though the week without the predicted walkout by at least four African … [Read more...] about What’s at Stake for Primates?
Adapted from the Office of Public Affairs Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry has issued this brief statement about the Primates’ Meeting scheduled for Jan. 11-16: I look forward to being present with my fellow primates as we gather for prayer and conversation and as we support each other in ministry. I invite Episcopalians to join me in prayer for this gathering, that God … [Read more...] about Follow in Jesus’ Love