Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music provides information on Indaba-style gathering The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs The Episcopal Church’s Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) has provided information following an Indaba meeting in Kansas City, MO on June 3 – 5. The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music The Standing Commission on […]

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frgavin on June 21st, 2014

Faith Matters by Samuel Wells I’ve traveled a long way. I’m the preacher from across the pond who has dropped everything in the face of tragedy, reached out, and said, “Sure, I’ll come to the funeral. How could I not? I’ll use air miles. And yes, I’ll preach. Be glad to.” At the funeral I’m […]

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By Peter Smith / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette DETROIT — Ministers in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can preside at same-sex marriages in states where the marriages are legal, following a vote Thursday afternoon at the denomination’s top legislative body. And in the coming year, the denomination’‍s regional presbyteries will vote on an even more sweeping proposal endorsed […]

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Posted on | June 19, 2014 by Wendy Wright | San Francisco politicians got more than they bargained for when they tried to demonize pro-marriage supporters and pressure Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to bow out of today’s March for Marriage in Washington, DC. Instead of cowering in fear, Cordileone – who rallied voters to pass 2008 […]

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frgavin on June 20th, 2014

By Dale O’Leary: Before we add gender identity and expression to anti-discrimination laws and international agreements, it might be a good idea to try to understand what is driving those the law is supposed to protect –the transgendered, transsexuals, transvestites, cross-dressers, drag queens and kings, gender queer, adults and children with gender dysphoria (previously know […]

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frgavin on June 20th, 2014

By Jeffrey Walton http://juicyecumenism.com/ The Anglican Church in North America gathers for its 2012 Provincial Assembly in Ridgecrest, NC. The denomination has reported significant growth since it’s 2009 launch (photo: ACNA) Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) have encouraging news as they convene this evening to begin the process of selecting a […]

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By Adrian Hilton   Adrian Hilton is a conservative academic, theologian and educationalist. I’ve noticed over many years in the classroom that when students enter the physics or chemistry lab, they expect to be taught facts, and the teachers duly oblige by providing copious evidence from textbooks. But when those same students come to me […]

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