Monthly Archives: September 2016

Diocese of Toronto: Growing Church

Congregational development: On the importance of leadership Members of Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Edmonton attend Festival Sunday, an event co-led by all ages that takes place every five weeks and includes inter-generational telling of the Scriptures. Rector Christopher Pappas … Continue reading

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South Africa: Government Bans Extremist Anti-Gay US Pastor

Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba announced that Steven Anderson, a rabidly anti-gay US pastor, would be denied entry into South Africa. Anderson has drawn attention to his Arizona-based Faithful Word Baptist Church with online videos of his extremist positions, … Continue reading

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Catholic Mass for LGBT in Nottingham

“Year of Mercy” Mass for LGBT Catholics – Nottingham Cathedral We have written before of Quest’s new emphasis on engagement and advocacy work with British bishops. One of the visible fruits of this is a forthcoming Mass for LGBT Catholics, … Continue reading

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Ten bishops chosen to reflect on sex 

by Madeleine Davies and Tim Wyatt CHURCH TIMES – Posted: 15 Sep 2016 @ 14:30 PA Bishop Graham James and the ABC in Norwich 2014   THE next stage of the Church of England’s debate on same-sex relations will be … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Wales speaks on Homosexuality

Archbishop Barry Morgan addressed the Governing Body of the Church in Wales today. Press Release from the Church in Wales: Studying the Bible in its full context can lead to a very different view of same-sex relationships than that traditionally … Continue reading

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Dear… the next LGBT St Anselmer

While my Year in God’s Time is over, a new cohort of the Community of St Anselm will this week be moving in to Lambeth Palace, being measured up for their albs, and wondering what on earth th… Source: Dear… the … Continue reading

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Good News – from Manchester

Welcoming Signs Posted on September 6, 2016by jayneozanne by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester A few weeks ago, in the middle of an afternoon social event for retired clergy and their companions, I noticed a small number … Continue reading

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Australian Anglicans will accept Marriage Equality Plebiscite

Anglican church says it will accept results of marriage equality plebiscite Head of the church likens situation to acceptance of state recognition of de facto relationships, but insists its Christian doctrine will not change Supporters at a marriage equality rally … Continue reading

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LGBTI Mission: Statement about the Bishop of Grantham

The LGBTI Mission welcomes the openness that Bishop Nicholas Chamberlain has shown in revealing personal information about himself, while we deplore the media threat which has led to the need for… Source: LGBTI Mission: Statement about the Bishop of Grantham

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‘Conversations’ – Task Group Meets

Anglican Communion Task Group holds first meeting to “maintain conversation” Posted on: September 8, 2016 3:52 PM Members of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s task group gather at the Anglican Communion Office in London for their first meeting. Photo Credit: ACNS … Continue reading

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