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Anglican Unscripted Episode 236...more Anglican news

Jul 2, 2016

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Skip Adams appointed interim bishop in South Carolina Leaders of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina have nominated the Rt. Rev. Gladstone B. “Skip” Adams III as the next provisional bishop for the diocese, calling him to South Carolina as he prepares to retire as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York.

The Standing Committee has called a special convention for Sept. 10 at Grace Church Cathedral in Charleston, where delegates will vote on installing Adams as the successor to Bishop Charles G. vonRosenberg...

A.S. Haley: Curmudgeonly Remarks as America Turns 240
The America of 2016 is as unlike the America that declared its independence from Britain in 1776 as Bernie Sanders is unlike Thomas Jefferson.

Just as Mr. Sanders has no clue to the importance of the freedoms which Jefferson and his compatriots proclaimed were the essence of this country's founding, so the majority of Americans today have no clue to what the Fourth of July is all about. My generation has failed abysmally to transmit to our successors an appreciation of those freedoms -- and of their inextricable intertwining with America's prosperity and exceptional character.

Benjamin Franklin, once asked by a woman what the founding fathers had given to America after the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia had adjourned in September 1787, replied succinctly: "A republic, madam -- if you can keep it."

We have not managed to keep the republic our fathers handed down to us...

3 new members for the ACNA College of Bishops
The bishops of the Anglican Church in North America met June 23-24, 2016 in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. A part of that time was set aside to pray and deliberate about consenting to the addition of new members to the College of Bishops. The meeting was held in the historic church of St. Andrew’s. Since their inception, the Bishops have spent a significant time in prayer and worship when they meet for these deliberations. The time also includes hearing the testimonies of how candidates came to faith in Christ...

Episcopal Church's Largest Congregation Is 300 Muslims Who Meet for Friday Prayers   An Episcopal church in Washington, D.C. has been welcoming Muslims into their sanctuary for Friday prayers for eight years, and the men who meet there now outnumber the church's congregation.

The Rev. Elizabeth Gardner of the Church of the Epiphany said the congregation felt called to open the church to the Muslim community because they were in need of a place to worship.
"It's our job to be the hands and feet of peace in the world, and how do we do that is by loving one another," she told CBS News in an interview posted on Thursday.

Farooq Syed, who coordinates the Friday prayers, said "I don't know if they ever thought that Muslims would come here and pray, and become one of the biggest congregations of Church of the Epiphany. This is the biggest congregation that Church of the Epiphany has, the Muslim prayers."... 

Episcopal Church leaders urge support for transgender rights


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