A Response to the Pentecost Pastoral Letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury

A Response to the Pentecost Pastoral Letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury

Jun 15

The Advisory Committee of Communion Partners Clergy welcomes and humbly receives the Pentecost 2010 Letter of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, to the Anglican Communion.  The letter entitled “Renewal in the Spirit” reminds us that the manifestation of the Holy Spirit is always building up the church in unity, strengthening our love of Christ as Lord, and empowering our witness...

Later Today

Later Today

May 19

Here is a good article by Father Tony Clavier at the Shreds And Patches blog All seems oddly quiet on this day when Canon Mary Glasspool will be ordained and consecrated as a Suffragan Bishop of Los Angeles.  Yet the consequences may well be graver than ensued after the Bishop of New Hampshire was elected in 2003. Then it could be said with some plausibility that no one in TEC realized what a...

Communion Partner Rectors Ask Global South Anglicans to Endorse Anglican Covenant

Communion Partner Rectors Ask Global South Anglicans to Endorse Anglican Covenant

Apr 17

A fellowship of American Episcopal clergy is urging Asian and African Anglican primates to ratify a major proposal meant to increase unity and accountability among Anglicans divided over recent moral and theological innovations. Representatives from 20 provinces of the 80-million member Anglican Communion meet April 19-23 in Singapore, where members of the U.S.-based Communion Partners Group...

The Communion Partner Vision – A View From The Trenches

The Communion Partner Vision – A View From The Trenches

Feb 15

The question I repeatedly get from those who are interested in the Communion Partner Plan is, “What is it that the Plan will enable us to do?” This is a question of purpose, of vision and of strategy. Since our emphasis in Communion Partners has not been on developing alternative Episcopal structures and we have intentionally avoided defining ourselves over-and-against others, some have...

A Statement from the Communion Partners Clergy Steering Committee on the Bishop-Suffragan Election in the Diocese of Los Angeles

A Statement from the Communion Partners Clergy Steering Committee on the Bishop-Suffragan Election in the Diocese of Los Angeles

Dec 08

With the election of a non-celibate lesbian priest as Bishop Suffragan, the Diocese of Los Angeles has demonstrated its belief that membership in an international communion of churches is less important than unilaterally proceeding with an agenda of sexual liberation.  We believe that this action is contrary to the best interest of the Episcopal Church and the health of the wider Anglican...

Communion Partner Rectors Endorse Bishops In Meeting With Archbishop of Canterbury

Communion Partner Rectors Endorse Bishops In Meeting With Archbishop of Canterbury

Sep 11

The undersigned Communion Partner Rectors associate Clergy commend and support the initiative taken by the Communion Partner bishops in meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury on September 1, 2009 in order to discuss and clarify the present circumstances of The Episcopal Church, as well as his understanding of what entities might be eligible to sign and adopt the Anglican Communion Covenant. We...