Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe spoke with me about the upcoming event. She reflects that, growing up in the Church, a culture of sexual harassment and abuse of women has been “as much a part of [her] experience as prayer, communion and worship.” She doesn’t want that to continue.
“I admit to a deep and abiding love for the 1979 Book of Common Prayer as well as a deep desire to be open-hearted rather than wistful about prayer book revision.” Sarah Kye Price considers BCP revision through the lens of her own journey from evangelical, to Episcopalian, to seminarian.
The more I reflect on the polarizations within Church and society, the more convinced an Anglican I become. The Episcopal Church is not perfect, of course. We aspire to the via media, but we never completely achieve it. We can be guilty of veering off towards extreme or dogmatic positions as much as the next Christian group.
By the Center Aisle Editorial Staff The hallways, meeting rooms and dining spots of Austin, Texas could heat up July 3-11, as thousands of Episcopalians gather to talk about issues ranging from the Middle East to the health of our marriages. We can’t focus our lens of “radical […]
Now that we have all settled in back home, Center Aisle presents the fifth and final edition of “Humans of General Convention” — at least until Austin 2018. #humansofgc78 hopes its helped place a focus on the body of The Episcopal Church as a whole, one member and one story […]
“It is important to know who harvested the wheat and tended the grapes, if pesticides were used, and how many miles the wheat and wine traveled to arrive at the altar. Sharing food is one of the central signs Jesus left for us, so concerns about food and farming are innately concerns of the Church.”
“Our Anglican heritage equips us very well for this way of working together. In and through Jesus, we are committed to one another, not to the idol of like-mindedness. Whatever we face and wrestle over, we find that all we can celebrate together still trumps the dividing lines.”