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Anglican Communion Homonym

Anglican Communion Homonym

Much in the news and in the blogosphere is the invitation of Anglican Primates by the Archbishop of Canterbury to meet in Canterbury 11-16 January 2016. Our thoughts and prayers are with this meeting and its preparation. Much of the response to this announcement is around “What is the Anglican Communion?” and “What is the… Continue Reading

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Good Disagreement?

Good Disagreement?

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 20… Continue Reading

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Anglican Commnon

Anglican Commnon

Definition of COMMNON noun (pronunciation kəˈm nən) A partial communion. An imperfect communion. A broken communion. A clayton’s communion. A commnon is what you have if you don’t have a communion. American spelling: comnon (as much non as com) The term was first used by Rev. Bosco Peters in 2012 Some think the Anglican Communion… Continue Reading

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Anglican Consultative Council ACC15

Anglican Consultative Council ACC15

I am trying to collect together here some of the dispersed resources connected with the meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council ACC15 in Auckland Oct. 27-Nov. 7 2012. As well as comments, if you know of or have other resource please add them in the comments section below. The resolutions passed at ACC15 The five… Continue Reading

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GSTHW in review 4

GSTHW in review 4

This is a post reflecting on communication within my church – specifically, could communication about General Synod Te Hinota Whanui (GSTHW) be improved? IMO Yes. A lot. And easily. And without expense. [Update 22 August 2012: The print version of the quarterly provincial magazine Anglican Taonga is out, majoring on General Synod Te Hinota Whanui.… Continue Reading

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2012 General Convention

2012 General Convention

The 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church (TEC) runs from July 5–12, 2012, at Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana. This is TEC’s ultimate decision-making body and it is the second largest democratic decision-making body in the world (the first being the parliament of India). Bishops and Deputies (lay and clergy) from TEC’s 16 member… Continue Reading

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2012 General Synod

2012 General Synod

Everything from a revised Prayer Book, through marriage for gays, to the Anglican Covenant is being debated at the 60th General Synod/Te Hinota Whanui (GSTHW) of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ACANZP). The meeting will be held in Nadi, Fiji Islands, 6-13 July 2012. [That’s not even mentioning that the location… Continue Reading

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