Tag: Deacons

More on SMitF and Same-Sex Blessings

On Wednesday I highlighted a blog post from Changing Attitude that claimed that same-sex blessings have taken place at St Martin in the Fields. They happen in many churches in the Diocese of London including St Martin in the Fields

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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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What the Kirk Did (and Didn’t) Decide

You may have seen the news reports in the papers on the decisions made yesterday at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian). Take, for example, this story in the Guardian. Scotland‘s largest protestant church has voted to

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Kirk report on Human Sexuality and Ministry Leaked

Kelvin alerts us this morning to the Scottish Herald which has a leak of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland (the state church, as opposed to the Episcopal Church of Scotland which is Anglican) report on Same Sex Relationships. The report,

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Awesome!

You might not be aware, but there is a fantastic network called Awesome which connects ordained Evangelical Anglican women across the Church of England, whether they are priests or permanent deacons. Rosie Ward of CPAS has just blogged that their

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CEEC releases Statement following NEAC5

The Church of England Evangelical Council met last Thursday after the controversial NEAC5 meeting and have now released a statement. Here it is: CEEC apologises for the fact that we failed to circulate the proposed resolutions prior to the Consultation

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