The Christian Century reports on the very complicated situation in the Wheaton/Glen Ellyn area, where a series of splits amongst former Episcopalian parishes are laid out pretty fairly. What’s odd is that the writer doesn’t reference the new bishop of Chicago, only quoting or interviewing our retired Bishop, William Persell.Â But it’s apparently not completely about Teh Gays. It’s originally about Teh Wimminz. And the faith once delivered, etc.
I haven’t been to church in weeks. Months. This is unusual, because I like going to church, singing, seeing people. My reasons are very trivial: I am responsible for the church website and it needs to be updated, but to … Continue reading →
The 2003 election of Rev. Gene Robinson as the Episcopal Churchâ€™s first openly gay bishop set off an internal debate that led a number of members within several conservative dioceses and parishes to leave the church. from Pocket http://ift.tt/1Nw3aq3 via … Continue reading →