Monthly Archives: December 2019

An Anglican in the C.of E. pleads for Full Inclusion

LGBTQ Christians desperately want and need full inclusion 9:00 22nd December 2019 by Philip Baldwin Comments  COMMUNITY Stefan Kunze via unsplash.com As a practising Christian for whom Christmas is special, it seems a good time to reflect on my own faith and some … Continue reading

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Sister Joan Chittister – a Christmas Reflection

    Until Christmas comes againChristmas, the remembrance of the birth of Jesus, is not a remembrance at all. It is an awareness that grows in us from day to day all our lives. Christmas, this consciousness of eternal Life alive … Continue reading

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Reality at Christmas-tide

An Everyday Christmas….? Posted on December 21, 2019by Jayne Ozanne by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight and Chair of One Body One Faith I wonder how you feel about Christmas? Is it something you look forward to … Continue reading

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TEC Presiding Bishop’s Christmas Message

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness cannot overcome it,” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Christmas Message 2019 In the first chapter of John’s Gospel, sometimes referred to as the prologue to the Gospel, sometimes spoken of as the whole … Continue reading

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US Federal Court Restores Rights to TEC Diocese of S.C.

Federal judge grants majority of Diocese of South Carolina’s motion to enforce injunctionPosted 1 hour ago [Diocese of South Carolina] U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Gergel issued an order and opinion on Dec. 18, granting in part the motion to enforce the injunction filed … Continue reading

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Openly-Gay Bishop in the C.of E. – acceptable to majority.

December 10th, 2019 Silence and Words: Unexpected Responses to a Gay Bishop In 2016, the Bishop of Grantham, Nicholas Chamberlain, became the first Church of England bishop to publicly declare that he was gay and in a same-sex relationship. Following … Continue reading

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+ Chelmsford (Bishop Stephen Cottrell) to become ABY

Bishop Stephen Cottrell to be the next Archbishop of York 17/12/2019The Queen has approved the nomination of the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell as the next Archbishop of York, Downing Street has announced. Bishop Stephen, currently Bishop of Chelmsford, will succeed … Continue reading

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