Week of 2 June 2002
NSW: Sydney, Hunters Hill, Parish of Hunters Hill (Sydney) (What an extraordinary
Victoria: Camberwell, St John (Melbourne)
Oxford University Press
Cambridge University Press
Book of Common Prayer
Translations into unusual languages: Project
Canterbury hosts online versions of a dozen or so translations of the Book of Common Prayer. Languages include Ainu, Cashmiri, Mohawk,
Bristol, SS Philip and Jacob (Bristol)
Dronfield, Parish of Dronfield with Holmesfield (Derby)
Wilmslow, St Bartholomew, St Anne, and St Francis (Chester)
Anglican Boatrockers: 'We think prayerfully about structures and practice, and engage
with them where they diminish people. We are a national network to strengthen one another's voice. We meet for conversation. What we talk
about arises from those present on each occasion.'
The Church and Blindness: 'To
increase awareness for visually impaired worshippers. To launch an appeal to initiate a ministry for VIP (visually impaired people). To
encourage commercial publishers to produce more large print books and to be available in local bookshops. To Impart helpful information
to turn prayer into action.' Anglicans Online notes that this is the only religious website we have ever seen that intentionally uses
The Diocese of Massachusetts has elected the Very Revd Gayle Elizabeth Harris as the 7th
Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of Massachusetts. Details at http://massachusetts.anglican.org/.
There is no truth to the rumour that she was chosen to avoid the expense of having to re-label the parking space allocated to 'Bishop
The Diocese of Mumias (Kenya) has elected the Revd Beneas Salalah Okumu as
its next bishop. Report in the East African Standard.
The Diocese of the Arctic (Canada) has elected the Rt Revd Andrew Atagotaaluk,
currently its suffragan, as coadjutor. This means that he will become the diocesan bishop when the present bishop retires. Details
on the ACC website.
This week we have two new essays by the Rt Revd Pierre Whalon, Bishop in Charge of the Convocation of American Churches in Europe: Israel,
Jews, Islam, Muslims, and European Christians, how Christians should react to right-wing violence, and Nous
sommes tous des américains, on France and its role in religious politics.
Italy: Rome, 3 June -> 5 June, 2002: Anglicanism
and the Western Church: Continuity and Change
Diarmaid MacCulloch, Eamon Duffy, Judith Maltby, Peter Nockles, Peter Lake, William Jacob, Pauline Croft. Full registration is £15
sterling. More details at http://europe.anglican.org/news/flyer.html
Bandon, Bandon Union (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross)
Carrigrohane, Carrigrohane Union (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross)
Cork, St Luke's Union (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross)
Douglas, Douglas Union with Frankfield (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross)
Mallow, Mallow Union (Cork, Cloyne, and Ross)
Customary of Grace Church in Newark, New Jersey, USA. Just that. Very nicely documented.
World Organ Directory, maintained in Norway.
Church vandalism. World Cup and empty pews. Golden Jubilee in Britain. Pope's visit to Mexico. Statistics of the Resurrection (note that
we don't have to tell you which resurrection we are referring to). New bishops. More pressure on the Act of Settlement. Release of the
second Mellows Report in England. Sydney interviews Rowan Williams. All this, and more, in the News Centre.
Forres, St John the Evangelist (Moray, Ross, and Caithness)
Leith, St James (Edinburgh)
Missouri: Springfield, Good Shepherd (Western Missouri)
New York: Poughkeepsie, Christ Church (New York)
Ohio: Toledo, St Andrew (Ohio)
Pennsylvania: Clarks Summit, Epiphany (Bethlehem)
Virginia: Ashburn, St David (Virginia)
The Prayer Book
Society of the USA: 'The Prayer Book Society exists to maintain the Anglican Tradition of Common Prayer and to promote the use and
understanding of the traditional Books of Common Prayer (e.g. USA 1928).'
Have a post to fill in your parish? A vacancy on your diocesan staff? Advertise beyond your own national church. List your opening for
one full month at AO for only US $80 (your currency here). Looking for a position? Check out vacancies on
diocesan web sites throughout the communion. Visit the Vacancies Centre for more.
Llangybi, St Cybi (Monmouth)
Margaret Rodgers responds to Lucy Wooding's article 'Sydney’s unlikely
allies': Recently we asserted that an article in The Tablet was Worth Noting. Margaret Rodgers of the Diocese of Sydney has written
an open letter to the editor of that magazine in response to the article. That open letter is also Worth Noting. (Do you have any idea
how fearful we are in this section that we will accidentally type an extra 'h' and make it say Worth Nothing and have people think we
did it on purpose?)
Anglican Communion angles: Simon Sarmiento, writing for Anglicans Online.