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Week of 19 October 2003

New South Wales: Hornesby, Barker College Junior School

Exning and Landwade, Parish of St Nicholas, St Martin, St Philip and St Ethelreda (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich)
Haycock, St James the Great (Liverpool)
Mill Hill, St Paul (London)
Sevenoaks, St John (Rochester)
Sevenoaks, St Luke (Rochester)

Episcopal Elections or Announcements
Episcopal Church in the USA
On 18 October 2003, the Diocese of Arizona elected Reverend Canon Kirk Stevan Smith as their bishop-coadjutor.

Letters to Anglicans Online
Have a read. Or write a letter of your own to us for possible publication.

News Centre
Gene Robinson stands up to the lynch mob. Attempt to blackmail ABC. Newspapers predict apocalypse. US bishops consecrated. Newspapers report Primates' meeting. Christianity said to be in peril. First Australian female bishop to have long wait. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

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California: Cameron Park, Faith (Northern California)
Iowa: Ankeny, St Anne (Iowa)
Iowa: Webster City, Good Shepherd (Iowa)
New Jersey: Asbury Park, St Augustine (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Berlin, Good Shepherd (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Bridgewater, St Martin (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Cranbury, St David (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Flemington, Calvary (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Gibbsboro, St John (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Haddon Heights, St Mary (New Jersey)
New Jersey: New Providence, St Andrew (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Pemberton, Grace (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Somers Point, Christ Church (New Jersey)
New Jersey: South River, Holy Trinity (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Spotswood, St Peter (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Summit, Calvary (Newark)
New Jersey: Union, St Luke and All Saints (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Waretown, St Stephen (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Westfield, St Paul (New Jersey)
New Jersey: Woodbridge, Trinity (New Jersey)
New York: Blue Mountain Lake, Transfiguration (Albany)
New York: Buffalo, St John (Western New York)
New York: Buffalo, St Simon (Western New York)
New York: Canandaigua, St John (Rochester)
New York: Chautauqua, Good Shepherd (Western New York)
New York: Cooperstown, Christ Church (Albany)
New York: Corning, Christ Church (Rochester)
New York: Duanesburg, Christ's Church (Albany)
New York: Fairport, St Luke (Rochester)
New York: Geneva, St Peter (Rochester)
New York: Hammondsport, St James (Rochester)
New York: Hamburg, Trinity (Western New York)
New York: Hilton, St George (Rochester)
New York: Kew Gardens, Resurrection (Long Island)
New York: Lake George, St James (Albany)
New York: Marcellus, St John (Central New York)
New York: Mexico, Grace (Central New York)
New York: Nyack, Grace (New York)
New York: New York, Grace (New York)
New York: New York,
Our Savior (New York)
New York: Norwood, St Philip (Albany)
New York: Oxford, St Paul (Central New York)
New York: Palmyra, Zion (Rochester)
New York: Penfield, Incarnation (Rochester)
New York: Red Hook, Christ Church (New York)
New York: Rhinebeck, Messiah (New York)
New York: Richmond Hill, All Saints (Long Island)
New York: Rochester, Christ Church (Rochester)
New York: Rochester, St Stephen (Rochester)
New York: Rye, Christ Church (New York)
New York: Sherburne, Epiphany (Central New York)
New York: Sherrill Hill, Gethsemane (Central New York)
New York: Succasunna, St Dunstan (Newark)
New York: Ticonderoga, Church of the Cross (Albany)
New York: Williamsville, All Saints (Western New York)
New York: Williamsville, Calvary (Western New York)
Texas: Dallas, Resurrection (Dallas)
South Carolina: Pawley's Island, Holy Cross (South Carolina)

Vacancies Centre
Go ahead: list a parish or diocesan opening for one month at AO for free. Seeking a position? Scan vacancies on diocesan web sites throughout the communion.

Worth Noting
Defender of the Faith: Philip Jenkins, writing in The Atlantic (US), profiles Archbishop Peter Akinola.

East and West: The making of a rift in the Church, from apostolic times until the Council of Florence, by Henry Chadwick. Archbishop Rowan Williams reviews, in the Church Times, the 'why and how Churches come to find themselves no longer on speaking terms', which he terms 'a subject of dismally contemporary relevance'.

Get up off your knees: In this new book, to be published by Cowley Press, two priests in the Episcopal Church in the USA offer a collection of sermons motivated or inspired by the work of the Irish musical group U2.

Have you told your mum yet? An anonymous woman narrates the story of her son's courage in revealing to his parents that he is gay.

The quiet re-emergence of the church
: Dr Peter Matheson, principal of Melbourne's Uniting Church Theological Hall, argues that God is alive and well and that the churches are not dying at all.

Scholar Bishop: The recollections and diary of Narcissus Marsh, 1638–696 by Raymond Gillespie. In the Church Times, Jane Shaw reviews the new biography of this mid-17th century figure, who 'was typically English in his dislike of Roman Catholicism, and of the English war against France. He prayed that Louis XIV might be defeated by God's putting “'a hook through the nostrils of that Leviathan'.

Week of 12 October 2003

Western Australia: Perth, Grace (Perth)

Toronto: St Clement (Toronto)
Ontario: Guelph, St James the Apostle (Niagara)
Ontario: Mississauga, St Paul - Lorne Park (Toronto)


Blackburn, Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin, (unofficial site),
Diocese of Blackburn
Bury St Edmunds, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Diocese of St Edmundsbury
Bristol, Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, Diocese of Bristol

Manchester, Manchester Cathedral, Diocese of Manchester
Rochester, Cathedral Church of Christ and the Virgin Mary, Diocese of Rochester
Wakefield, All Saints, Diocese of Wakefield
Worcester, Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Diocese of Worcester

Amersham on the Hill, St Michael and All Angels (Oxford)
Cadishead, St Mary (Manchester)
Douglas, St George (Sodor and Man)

Episcopal Elections or Announcements
Episcopal Church in the USA
Diocese of West Texas: On 11 October the Reverend Gary Lillibridge was elected bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of West Texas on the fourth ballot. Details here.

USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 26 October
Historic Anglicanism in the Internet Age

A lecture and discussion at St Clements Church with Mr Richard Mammana, Founder of Project Canterbury, the archive of classic Anglican texts on the Net, in conjunction with Solemn Vespers and Benediction at 4 pm. Mr Mammana is a recent graduate of Columbia University and a member of the Church of the Resurrection in New York City.

Letters to Anglicans Online
Lots of letters this week. Have a read.

New Zealand
Auckland (Mount Albert), St Luke (Auckland)

News Centre
Gay English bishop to 'come out'. ABC gambles to heal division over gays. Melbourne synod votes to ordain women bishops. Majority of C of E members back gay clergy. Archbishop urges Christians to end their gay obsession. US millionaire bankrolls anti-gay crusade. Anglican church thriving in Wales. AAC meeting in Dallas, Texas. Rome warns C of E over homosexuals. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

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California: Rancho Cucamonga, St Claire of Assisi (Los Angeles)
Ohio: Indian Hill, Indian Hill Episcopal/Presbyterian (Southern Ohio)
Ohio: Oberlin, Christ Church (Ohio)
Oklahoma: Miami, All Saints (Oklahoma)
New Jersey: Westfield, St Paul (New Jersey)
Virginia: Virginia Beach, Galilee (Southern Virginia)

Vacancies Centre
Go ahead: list a parish or diocesan opening for one month at AO for free. Seeking a position? Scan vacancies on diocesan web sites throughout the communion.

Kenya: Diocese of Nakuru
Uganda: Diocese of Kigezi

Worth Noting
Marriage and Scripture: The Revd Dr John Hurd, Honorary Assistant at St Clement's Anglican Church in Toronto, Canada, recently preached on the scriptural understanding of marriage in light of same-sex blessings. If you have RealOne Player, click here to hear the sermon.

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