'SAD TO LEAVE' /Gay clergy cemented departure from Episcopal Church
September 10, 2007
BY SUSAN HOGAN/ALBACH Religion Reporter
Christians often describe their faith journey as a spiritual walk.
On Sunday, a West Chicago congregation took a giant step in faith -- splitting from their denomination, the 2.2-million-member Episcopal Church.
Nearly 100 people turned out for the final service at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. Afterward, they processed with crosses, candles and an altar down the street to their new worship space.
'A new birth, a new start'
The Church of the Resurrection separates from Episcopal Church, find new home
By Rupa Shenoy and Hafsa Naz Mahmood Daily Herald Staff
In the sole local reverberation of an international rift, members of a West Chicago church left their home of 50 years Sunday and walked to a new one -- carrying their altar and vestments. the rest