Episcopal bishop to make 60-mile diocese tour through Worcester County — on ... - Worcester Telegram

Episcopal bishop to make 60-mile diocese tour through Worcester County — on ...Worcester TelegramBishop Douglas J. Fisher IX, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, will undertake a 60-mile, four-day pilgrimage through Worcester County to meet, greet, fellowship and pray with residents. The trek will begin at 9 a.m.

 

Executive Council moves toward proposed draft budget

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council opened its four-day meeting here considering its proposed draft 2016-2019 budget as well as reviewing in committees resolutions that are due for council action on the last meeting day.

 

Executive Council coverage

 

GTS Board of Trustees moves to reinstate faculty members

[General Theological Seminary press release] In a spirit of reconciliation and healing for the entire Seminary community, The General Theological Seminary (GTS) Board of Trustees announced this week an offer to presently reinstate eight faculty members.  At that time the Board also affirmed its call to the Very Reverend Kurt Dunkle as President and Dean of GTS.  

 

IF SOMETHING EXISTS, IT WILL BE STUDIED (BILL’S 3rd LAW)

Once again, I can’t claim to be a sleuth in locating the topic for this comment – it was on the front page of today’s “Dallas Morning News”. However, it is a *real* news item, giving me the chance to subject it to some choice commentary.
“DATING RIFE WITH ABUSE, TEENS SAY”
FROM WIRE REPORTS
More than 60% report psychological torment, nearly 20% physical

 

Canadian Primate says 2018 Lambeth unlikely

Justin Welby doesn’t want to hold another Lambeth conference only to discover a large number of bishops absenting themselves because they are upset with the presence of the Anglican Church of Canada and TEC; both provinces have wandered away from received Christian truth according to Primates from the Global South. As a result, Justin Welby is meeting with the Primates, ostensibly to listen to their concerns, and, no doubt, to try and convince them to show up.

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