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January 24 2004 By virtueonline RECTOR REFLECTS ON LEAKED DOCUMENT

CHAPMAN: I was leading a Special Projects team to provide Alternative Episcopal Oversight to churches at risk, as recommended by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Primates late last year. I came alongside the AAC to pioneer this urgent project, though I am not an AAC board member.

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January 21 2004 By virtueonline ORTHODOX EPISCOPALIANS LAUNCH NEW NETWORK - by David W. Virtue

Pittsburgh Bishop Robert Duncan was elected Moderator of the new Network and will serve for a three-year term. There are also individuals from geographic regions and one non-geographic area that were designated as "Convocations". The structural Charter was unanimously adopted with the Organizing Convocation also electing a 12-member Steering Committee comprised of individuals from across the country.

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January 21 2004 By virtueonline AN INTERVIEW WITH TERRY FULLAM

The Rev. Everett L. Fullam or Terry as he is fondly known graduated from Gordon College with a degree in Philosophy and did his graduate work at Harvard and Boston Universities. He was ordained in the Episcopal Church without ever going to seminary, and in 1972 became Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Darien, Connecticut. Under his leadership St. Paul's became one of the most active Episcopal churches in America. Its focus on parish renewal became widely-known and thrust Dr.

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January 20 2004 By virtueonline AMIA HITS HOME RUN AT DESTIN

With some 60 parishes and 15,000 members, the Anglican Mission is still small, but they are growing fast. They are no longer functioning in reaction to The Episcopal Church, "we have moved on" says Bishop Chuck Murphy, AMIA leader. "There are 130 million unchurched Americans who need to hear the gospel and find a spiritual home and we want to welcome them and introduce them to the Anglican Way."

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January 20 2004 By virtueonline NEW ORTHODOX NETWORK RAISES PRESSURE ON EPISCOPAL CHURCH

The Episcopal Church is currently being torn apart over recent decisions by the church's General Convention to pass legislation affirming same-sex rites and for consecrating an openly non-celibate homosexual to the episcopacy. Five major Christian groups: Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox and Armenian Orthodox have suspended relations with the ECUSA, with two expressing solidarity with orthodox Episcopalians.

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January 16 2004 By virtueonline AMIA CONFERENCE PACKS HOTEL FOR OPENING CEREMONIES

The joy was palpable as the mostly former Episcopalians worshipped,
drawing energy from a hundred voice choir, raising holy hands, invoking
an orthodox Trinity to bless the fruit of their labors, as the 4th
annual winter conference got underway.

"Who is the Lord of your life, cried the Rev. Mike Hesse, Destin area
rector of Immanuel Anglican Church, an AMIA parish.

"JESUS" roared the crowd.

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January 16 2004 By virtueonline AMIA CONFERENCE DRAWS INTERNATIONAL PRIMATES

The appearance of four more Primates, including Bernard Malango,
(Central Africa); Fidele Diropka (Congo), Mtetemala (Tanzania) - his
representative the Rev. Francis Npiruka was present, Benjamin Nwankiti
(Nigeria) as well as the Primate of the Church of South India J. K.
Samuels who met earlier with Bishop Murphy and gave the mission his
endorsement; another African bishop, John Rucyahana, and several ECUSA

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January 16 2004 By virtueonline AMIA LEADER LOOKS CANDIDLY AT HIS STRUGGLE WITH ECUSA BISHOP

Chuck, as he is known by friend and foe alike, is a former Episcopal
priest who is, by any standard of measurement, on a roll. But he is not
without his detractors. Mention his name and you get one of two
responses. He's either the devil incarnate who left the Episcopal Church
when he should have stayed to reform it, or he is the savior of
Anglicanism in the US by offering a safe place for Episcopalians who can

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January 13 2004 By virtueonline SOUTH CAROLINA: Charleston Parish Sends "Regret" Letter To All Saints Church

The Rev. Marc Boutan, associate rector of St. Philip's Church, a flagship
parish in the heart of Charleston, said some 15 clergy and laity signed a letter
saying, "We, some of your fellow clergy of the Diocese of South Carolina,
gathered coincidentally for the Anglican Communion Institute at St. Philip's
Church, wish to convey our deep sorrow over this loss."

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January 12 2004 By virtueonline WEST INDIES: Primate Lashes Out at ECUSA Presiding Bishop

GOMEZ: We are in impaired communion with ECUSA, which is the official position of the Province of West Indies.

VIRTUOSITY: At what point would it become broken?

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