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What Denomination You Are

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Thank you all so much, those of you who participated in the denomination poll. Nearly six hundred of you shared the denomination you identified most with. The results, in round numbers, were: Anglican; Episcopalian; Old Catholic 65% Roman Catholic 12% Methodist; Presbyterian 8% Other: 12% of which the biggest group was Lutheran 5% Pentecostal; Evangelical:Continue Reading

Obsession With Rules 2

Rules

As promised, this post continues the reflection on keeping faith with our agreements (and, if you haven’t read that post, it may benefit you to do so to get the frame for this one). The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ACANZP) is a community held together by voluntary compact. We do notContinue Reading

Videos Of Note

Videos Of Note

Sir Nicholas Winton organised a rescue operation that saved the lives of 669 Jewish Czechoslovakia children from Nazi death camps, and brought them to the safety of Great Britain between the years 1938-1939. After the war, his efforts remained unknown. But in 1988, Winston’s wife Grete found the scrapbook from 1939 with the complete listContinue Reading

What Denomination Are You?

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Please, can you just take a moment to click on the poll below the denomination that you identify with. Thanks! There was an interesting conversation on this site earlier this week about how widespread this site is. On the image above you can get some idea of where people live who are part of theContinue Reading

500 Years Since St Bruno’s Canonisation

Saint Bruno

The Religious Order that Saint Bruno founded, the Carthusians, have a saying, “Non sanctos patefacere sed multos sanctos facere.” “To make saints, not to publicize them.” It is appropriate, then, that Saint Bruno himself was never formally canonised. But the cardinal protector of the Carthusian order, in a deed dated July 19, 1514, gave theContinue Reading

Good Disagreement?

Archbishop Justin Pope Francis

The General Synod of the Church of England voted yesterday to allow women bishops: House of Bishops: Yes 37 No 2 Abstentions 1 House of Clergy: Yes 162 No 25 Abstentions 4 House of Laity: Yes 152 No 45 Abstentions 5 Archbishop Justin Welby said: Today is the completion of what was begun over …Continue Reading

Children In Church

Children In Church

The above image is doing the rounds on social media (is this the original source?) I want to add this site’s weight to the including of children in liturgy; to the inclusion of all God’s children in liturgy; to the inclusion of all in the child-like actions of liturgy… TO THE PARENTS OF OUR YOUNGContinue Reading


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