Category: Ordination

Is This A First?

First Anglican ordination of someone in a gay marriage (as opposed to civil union)? The Right Reverend Mark Lattime, Episcopal Bishop of Alaska, will ordain Sara Gavit to the Sacred Order of Deacons at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Anchorage this

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PCUSA Debate Last Summer on Changing Ordination Standards

I’ve managed to track down the video of the PCUSA debate last summer on changing the ordination standards. Note the minority report and the constant insistence from its proposer that the changes being put forward remove any standards of sexual

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Alter Christus?

Here’s a brilliant video (courtesy of Jeff) which looks at the priesthood from the perspective of the Roman Catholic Church. There are various views of ordination and ministry that exist in the Church of England. Some evangelicals tend more towards

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Punk Curate

A funny little story in today’s Mail… Some days she strides up to church wearing hot pants and biker boots. Or she might opt for dominatrix-style red leather high heels to go with her six piercings including a nose stud.

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The Americans have jettisoned Anglicanism

A fascinating letter from Bishop James Adams of Western Kansas has just been published on Stand Firm. In it he argues that recent actions of the leadership of TEC demonstrate that they have rejected the ecclesiology of the Anglican Communion

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Chelmsford Ordinand refused Ordination

I hesitated before typing that title, as I wanted to correctly describe the situation recently in Chelmsford. The Bishop, John Gladwin, refused to ordain Richard Wood as a deacon because Richard Wood refused to take communion with him afterwards (and

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