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May 01 2004 By virtueonline THE FIRST EPISTLE OF FRANK - A Satirical Essay

3. We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us and be inclusive and not excluded, for that would be a crying shame and cause many of us to be sad, for we believe in collegiality above all else. And our fellowship is with one another and it is here that we Dance the Circle Dance of Dispossession when the House of Bishops gather, in order to dispossess ourselves of all bad thoughts and rejuvenate our karmas.

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April 30 2004 By virtueonline COLORADO SPRINGS: Pictures from ACI Conference with Lord Carey

Acolytes prepare for procession, evensong and Lord Carey's first sermon, first night of conference, Grace Church

Lord Carey preaches, Evensong, first night of conference

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April 29 2004 By virtueonline BETHLEHEM PA: Bishop Goes After Two Orthodox Parishes

In letters dated April 23, the bishop asked, “Does the Parish of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Whitehall, PA consider itself still to be part of the Episcopal Church and Diocese of Bethlehem? Does the Parish of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church consider itself to still be in communion with the Bishop of the Diocese of Bethlehem and under his canonical jurisdiction?”

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April 28 2004 By virtueonline ECUSA: Orthodox Clergy Give Input to Eames Commission

“I felt that the voices of thousands of clergy should be heard,” said Roseberry to Virtuosity. “With the advent of the INTERNET that is now possible. We strongly urge all those clergy who grieve over the state of Anglicanism in North America and who oppose the recent actions of General convention to write and tell the commission.”

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April 27 2004 By virtueonline COLORADO SPRINGS: ECUSA should be disciplined. Remnant Church must be faithful

The Rev. Dr. George Sumner, Principal of Wycliffe College, Toronto, and former ECUSA missionary to Tanzania, told several hundred churchmen and theologians to an Anglican Communion Institute conference that “members of the traditional wing of the Episcopal Church should endeavor to stay and be the Episcopal Church through various strategies of challenge and witness.”

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April 24 2004 By virtueonline COLORADO SPRINGS: Orthodox Leader says ECUSA is finished if not disciplined

The Rev. Dr. Canon Bill Atwood, general secretary of EKKLESIA, an organization that interfaces orthodox ECUSA bishops with leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion, said it was impossible to overstate the sickness of the church in the West, and that if there is no repentance by ECUSA’s leader, there must be discipline for the communion to survive.

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April 22 2004 By virtueonline COLORADO SPRINGS: Archbishop makes impassioned plea for deeper faith

In the second of three sermons delivered on Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians as part of a three-day conference put on by the Colorado-based Anglican Communion Institute, the Evangelical Archbishop said not only do we have a faith we must hold without fear or compromise, but we must go deeper into that faith as debtors of God’s grace.

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April 21 2004 By virtueonline COLORADO SPRINGS: Carey says Episcopal Church has lost its way

While not directly mentioning the consecration of V. Gene Robinson the openly homosexual bishop of New Hampshire, Carey said the modern church has lost the doctrine of the cross, and for St. Paul the cross was pivotal and anchor of the Faith.

Many want to skip the cross, putting the focus on experience, but it must not be separated from the doctrine and redemption of our Lord, said Carey.

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April 20 2004 By virtueonline TANZANIA: Dean Rejects ECUSA Funds

The Very Rev. Jerry A. Kramer, Jr, Diocese of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the Anglican Church of Tanzania, said in his letter to Griswold that his offer to support he and his wife as Volunteers for Mission of the Episcopal Church here in Tanzania were unacceptable. The letter came unsolicited.

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April 19 2004 By virtueonline The 'Passion' of Frank Griswold

He writes in the April issue of Episcopal Life: “Having heard so much about the film, I was quite curious to see what my own reaction would be. I wondered if I would be moved, or repelled by the violence. I also wondered if I would find myself seeing the film at variance with my own understanding of the Passion.

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