An Easter Report of the Communion Partners of the Episcopal Church

An Easter Report of the Communion Partners of the Episcopal Church

Mar 31

We, Communion Partner leaders and friends, gathered at the Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center in the Diocese of Central Florida from March 29-30. We are grateful to the Archbishop of Canterbury for his leadership in gathering the Primates of the Anglican Communion to take counsel for the good of the Communion, just as we are grateful for our membership and roles of leadership in the...

Statement by CP clergy in the Diocese of Texas pertaining to Diocesan Canon 43

Statement by CP clergy in the Diocese of Texas pertaining to Diocesan Canon 43

Feb 17

As clergy serving the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, we support the leadership of our Bishop, The Right Reverend C. Andrew Doyle, and we take seriously the necessity to work shoulder to shoulder with our fellow presbyters and all Episcopalians in our Diocese toward the cause of serving the mission and ministry of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. While we do understand and affirm the need for a...

A Way Forward Together (2): Ecclesiology

A Way Forward Together (2): Ecclesiology

Oct 09

The second in a series at COVENANT by Jordan Hylden and Keith Voets [S]ome members of our church, like George Clifford at Episcopal Café, have argued that bishops in the conservative minority should not be permitted to prevent same-sex marriages in their dioceses. Given such pressures, is there a case for maintaining a “mixed economy” in our church on this serious issue?…what...

Communion Partners Salt Lake City Statement

Communion Partners Salt Lake City Statement

Jul 02

The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, in passing Resolutions A036 and A054, has made a significant change in the Church’s understanding of Christian marriage.  As bishops of the Church, we must dissent from these actions. Read the complete statement HERE Episcopalians signing in support of the...

Marriage Equality in the Church

Marriage Equality in the Church

Jun 26

The question is what exactly is the specific importance that marriage equality has for the Church? Certainly, the church community is to reflect the nature of God by practicing justice and mercy (Micah 6:8). We should advocate equal access for all to the goods of society. But, in view of the established civil trend toward extending marriage benefits beyond monogamous heterosexual couples, the...