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January 10 2017 By dvirtue How many Episcopal churches are there?

The Episcopal Church Table of Statistics only holds a clue. Each year since 2002, the Episcopal General Convention puts out a detailed report which highlights the statistical spiritual health of the entire church. It reveals how many baptisms, confirmations, weddings and funerals have been recorded. It shows the membership of the church in terms of baptized, communicants and others distilled into an ASA.

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January 08 2017 By dvirtue Western Kansas Episcopal Bishop Says Diocese Will Disappear Without Growth

The bishop said that anyone who takes the position will have to serve in a dual-role capacity based on lessons he had learned over the past 6 or 7 years of his episcopacy.

He said that at the last convention, the diocese voted not to consider any merger with the Diocese of Kansas, but he cautioned that "diocesan vitality does not exist just because we wish it so."

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January 07 2017 By dvirtue EGYPT: Anglican Diocese of Egypt in battle with Protestant Churches of Egypt

The relationship between Central Office of the Protestant Churches of Egypt, and the Episcopal Anglican Church of Egypt

By Andrea Zaki

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January 02 2017 By dvirtue Welcome to the Jesus Movement: Episcopal Church announces 2017-2018 revivals

Words like "evangelism" and "renewing hearts for Him" are not words we like to hear as they signal a possible turnaround in that Church's fortunes. However, we have been informed from other sources that we have nothing to fear, as he links it all to racism and white privilege, which is sweet music to our ears. Anything that keeps people from believing they are universally and by nature sinners and in need of a savior is to be applauded.

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December 30 2016 By dvirtue Egyptian Archbishop Condemns Anglican Ink Story on Middle East Task Force Appointment

"I was troubled and disappointed by what was published by Rev George Conger of Anglican Ink because what was written was not accurate in regards to the support of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Diocese of Egypt in its struggle with the Protestant Church Association who are trying to bring the Anglican Church under its umbrella. Archbishop Justin Welby has been so supportive to me and to our Diocese on this issue.

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December 26 2016 By dvirtue GAINSVILLE, FL: An Episcopal Parish Dies, an ACNA Parish is Born and Thrives

At that time, we reported that the Rev. Alex Farmer had resigned as rector of St. Michael's and he and his members would begin a new ministry, Servants of Christ Anglican Church, that would meet at a Vineyard Christian Fellowship, down the road, at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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December 24 2016 By dvirtue Trinity School for Ministry is at Forefront of Transforming Christian leaders for Mission

VOL: You said that, "The world of theological education is shifting and Trinity is at the forefront of transforming the way Christian leaders are trained for Mission, I am so excited to be a part of it!" How exactly is it shifting?

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December 21 2016 By dvirtue Two Nigerian Anglicans Throw down Gauntlet over Human Sexuality

It's a grand vision that only a man with the management skills of a Rex Tillerson could pull off. In one case a man is going from being a high-flying businessman to becoming a diplomat, and the other from being a high-flying businessman to becoming an ecclesiastical diplomat. The difference is a single word. But what a difference a word makes.

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December 15 2016 By dvirtue Are the Leaders of Africa's Anglican Churches "Despotic"?

He confessed that he took the job because he felt called to do something to address the "disagreement and even hatred" between fellow Anglicans. He said much of the hatred came from the Southern hemisphere. Asked what he thought of Australian Archbishop Peter Jensen, who is playing a leadership role in GAFCON, Fearon said, "unfortunately for me I know all these characters... we were good friends. He invited me to Sydney.

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December 14 2016 By dvirtue Pope Francis nixes Priests with Homosexual Tendencies

The recently produced document, draws extensively from a 2005 text issued by the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which states that homosexual acts as "grave sins." The document said the tradition has constantly considered them as intrinsically immoral and contrary to natural law. Consequently, under no circumstance can they be approved.

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