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Week of 5 August 2001

South Australia: Port Adelaide and Northern Westlakes, Anglican Parish of Semaphore (Adelaide)

Victoria: Melbourne, Christ Church Brunswick (Melbourne)

Book of Common Prayer
The Diocese of Southern Ohio (USA) has released a version of the ECUSA 1979 Book of Common Prayer for Palm OS devices.

British Columbia: Maple Ridge, St George (New Westminster)

Great Crosby, St Luke (Liverpool)

Episcopal Elections
Episcopal Church in the USA: The Diocese of Massachusetts
The diocese is in the process of searching for a suffragan bishop: election June 2002. Details.

Announcement of nominees
Episcopal Church in the USA: Diocese of Western Michigan
Anouncement of three nominees.

Episcopal Church in the USA: Diocese of Alabama (names not yet on the diocesan web site)
  The Revd Mark Andrus, Middleburg, Virginia
  The Revd Bill Blackerby of Birmingham, Alabama
  The Revd Shannon Johnston, Tupelo, Mississippi
  The Revd Ladson Mills, Knoxville, Tennessee
  The Revd David Moore, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee

In his latest essay, 'Join the Ministry and ... ?' Pierre Whalon confronts the irony of a church that must recruit for the first time in decades.

Liturgical resources
Stations of the Cross: A re-imagining of the stations of the cross on a walk through San Mateo, California: Bringing the stations into a modern California city is deeply moving.

News Centre
Naked Christ statue and alcoholics' Lord's Prayer incite controversy. Possible end to requirement of posting banns. A hotel for priests. Updates on parish-property dispute, +Cantuar's trip to Jerusalem, and the Australian Synod. Taiwanese researchers find incense to be carcinogenic. Crime spree in Toronto. Peter Tatchell preaches. Priests in space. Bishops behaving properly. Church/state conflict in Africa. All this, and not a heck of a lot more (it's August, after all) in the News Centre.

Odds and Ends
Scent-free places of worship: The Diocese of Ontario has noted that the Lung Association of Nova Scotia sells blue-and-white plastic signs proclaiming 'Scent-Free Place of Worship' and that that many persons are extremely sensitive to perfumes, colognes, aftershaves, and other scented products.

Positions open
Church of England
Church House Publishing, Sales and Marketing Manager
Located in Church House, Westminster, London
Deadline: 27 August 2001

The Church in Wales
Information Communication Technology Support Officer
Location: 39 Cathedral Road, Cardiff
Deadline: 27 August 2001

Arizona: Sun City West, Church of the Advent (Arizona)
Michigan: St Joseph, St Paul (Western Michigan)
North Carolina: Robbinsville, Grace Mountainside Lutheran and Episcopal Fellowship (Western North Carolina)

Diocesan and Provincial Attendance Trends (1991-1999), by Professor Brooke Overby. A detailed and very useful study.
Episcopal FAQ: 'Everything You Wanted to Know About the Episcopal Church (But Were Afraid to Ask!) Typical questions of newcomers and non-Episcopalians.

Diocese of Chile / Diocesis Episcopal de Chile (Iglesia Anglicana del Cono Sud de las Americas) – (Note: Alas, this site only works with Internet Explorer.)

Week of 29 July 2001

Horfield, Holy Trinity (Bristol)

Episcopal Elections
The Diocese of Washington (ECUSA)
Accepting nominations for the Eighth Bishop of Washington. If you know of persons you wish to have considered as nominees, please contact the Search Committee as soon as possible—and no later than July 31, 2001. The Diocesan Profile is online.

Diocese of Colombia (ECUSA)
Francisco José Duque Gómez was consecrated bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Colombia on 14 July, 2001. Francisco José Duque Gómez, the fourth bishop, is the first Colombian 'cradle Episcopalian' elected to lead the diocese.

USA: New York City, 19 September
The William Reed Huntington Memorial Sermon for 2001 will be given by the Rt Rev'd Christopher Epting, the new ecumenical officer of the Episcopal Church in the USA. This annual event, jointly sponsored by the Anglican Society, the New York Diocesan Ecumenical Commission, and Grace Church on Broadway, will be at Grace Church on Wednesday, 19 September at the 6pm Eucharist. For more:

Liturgical resources
Anglican Prayer Beads: Background, practice, and a source for obtaining Anglican rosaries.
The Anglican Rosary: A Form of Contemplative Prayer: The symbolism, the practice.

News Centre
News from Australia's General Synod. Alpha course in the news again. Plans to build world's largest church in London. No, it's not Anglican. News about the Rt Revd Jack Iker. Herefords saving old church. Dispute in a Milwaukee cathedral. Bishop of London threatens to quit if churches close. ABC in Jerusalem. People are marrying less, and later. More on Islamic law in Nigeria. English priests return Russian icons. Surprise resignation of Canadian bishop. New bishop in Colombia. Melanesian brothers win prize. More missionaries to Britain. Still fighting in Accokeek. Canon banned from preaching. Nigerian primate speaks out against AMiA. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

New Zealand
Heathcote: Parish of Heathcote and Mount Pleasant (Christchurch)

Odds and Ends
Mediæval Stained Glass Windows: An online exhibition focussing on the collection of 400 stained glass panes dating to the 13th and 14th centuries, preserved in three churches in Esslingen, Germany. 'The windows give a unique insight into the medieval world, and into the technical and artistic aspects of the production of stained glass'.

Positions open
Church of England
Church House Publishing, Sales and Marketing Manager
Located in Church House, Westminster, London
Deadline: 27 August 2001

The Church in Wales
Information Communication Technology Support Officer
Location: 39 Cathedral Road, Cardiff
Deadline: 27 August 2001

Preaching resources Father Jones is a GenX ECUSA priest who has been online, as he says, 'since the beginning'. (Hmm. Wonder what that means, in a 'terminus a quo' sense.) offers sermons, theological tools and satirical commentary to intelligent Christians.

Edinburgh: St John (Edinburgh)

Kansas: Topeka, Grace Cathedral, Diocese of Kansas
Louisiana: Shreveport, Cathedral of St Mark, Diocese of Western Louisiana

Arkansas: Heber Springs, St Francis (Arkansas)
Arkansas: Helena, St John (Arkansas)
Arkansas: Jacksonville, St Stephen (Arkansas)
Arkansas: Springdale, St Thomas (Arkansas)
Connecticut: Ansonia, Christ Church (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Bridgeport, St Mark (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Bristol, Trinity (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Darien, St Luke (Connecticut)
Connecticut: East Haven, Christ and Epiphany (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Essex, St John (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Huntington, St Paul (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Killingworth, Emmanuel (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Litchfield, St Michael (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Ridgefield, St Stephen (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Shelton, Good Shepherd (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Simsbury, St Alban (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Stamford, St Francis (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Tariffville, Trinity (Connecticut)
Connecticut: Vernon, St John (Connecticut)
Florida: Pensacola, Christ Church
 (Central Gulf Coast)
Florida: Pensacola, St John (Central Gulf Coast)
Florida: Wauchula, St Ann (Central Florida)
Kansas: Lawrence, Episcopal Campus Ministry at University of Kansas (Kansas)
Kansas: Wichita, St Bartholomew (Kansas)
Kansas: Wichita, St Christopher (Kansas)
Kansas: Wichita, St John (Kansas)
Kansas: Wichita, St Stephen (Kansas)
Missouri: Springfield, St James (West Missouri)
New Mexico: Albuquerque, St Chad (Rio Grande)
New Mexico: Clovis, St James (Rio Grande)
New Mexico: Santa Fe, Holy Family (Rio Grande)
North Carolina: Spruce Pine, Trinity Church (Western North Carolina)
North Carolina: Raleigh, Church of the Holy Cross (North Carolina)
Utah: Clearfield, St Peter (Utah)
Utah: Midvale, St James (Utah)
Utah: Park City, St Luke (Utah)
Utah: Vernal, St Paul (Utah)
Washington: Battle Ground, Holy Spirit (Olympia)
Washington: Freeland, St Augustine in-the-Woods (Olympia)
Washington: Friday Harbor, St David (Olympia)
Washington: Gig Harbor, St John (Olympia)
Washington: Grangeville, Holy Trinity (Spokane)
Washington: Lacey, St Benedict (Olympia)
Washington: Lakewood, St Mary (Olympia)
Washington: Maple Valley, St George (Olympia)
Washington: Marysville, St Philip (Olympia)
Washington: Mill Creek, St Francis (Olympia)
Washington: Monroe, Our Saviour (Olympia)
Washington: Moscow, St Mark (Spokane)
Washington: Mt Vernon, St Paul (Olympia)
Washington: Poulsbo, St Charles (Olympia)
Washington: Pt Angeles, St Andrew (Olympia)
Washington: Pt Gamble, St Paul (Olympia)
Washington: Pt Townsend, St Paul (Olympia)
Washington: Puyallup, Christ Church (Olympia)
Washington: Redmond, Holy Cross (Olympia)
Washington: Sammamish, Good Samaritan (Olympia)
Washington: Sandpoint, St Agnes (Spokane)
Washington: Seattle, Christ Church (Olympia)
Washington: Seattle, Epiphany Parish (Olympia)
Washington: Seattle, Trinity (Olympia)
Washington: Seattle, St Peter (Olympia)
Washington: Seattle, St Stephen (Olympia)
Washington: Sedro Woolley, St James (Olympia)
Washington: Sequim, St Luke (Olympia)
Washington: Silverdale, St Antony of Egypt (Olympia)
Washington: Snoqualmie, St Clare (Olympia)
Washington: Spokane, Resurrection (Spokane)
Washington: Tacoma, St Luke Memorial (Olympia)
Washington: Vancouver, All Saints (Olympia)
Washington: Vashon Island, Holy Spirit (Olympia)

Anglican Chaplaincy at the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education: A web site developed by the first full-time(ish) Anglican Chaplain (or chaplain of any sort) to this University Sector College since February. 'As Anglican chaplain I function with ecumenical backing and with openness to other faiths, therefore the URL points to the opening multi-faith page'.

St Asaph Diocesan Ministerial Training Course: A training course for ordinands, reader candidates and laity.

Worth Noting
'1894 Church will receive new facade, its third' (New York Times): As an architectural apple, All Saints Episcopal Church fell pretty far from the tree. (Note: Read quickly, as NY Times articles are only available for free for a week.)

'A minister who appreciates a good felon' (New York Times): 'On Good Friday, the Rev. Gordon H. Duggins, who seems to perpetually sweat under his heavy black suit and tight clerical collar, preaches the same sermon every year. It is called "Why Heaven Needs Felons."'

'The men who risked all to translate the Bible' (Christian Science Monitor): A review by Paul Williams of the new book by Benson Bobrick about the struggle to translate the Bible into English.

'Her burning desires' (The Sunday Times): A review by Kevin Sharpe of Bloody Mary's Martyrs, by Jasper Ridley.

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