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Week of 2 November 2008

Associations, Guilds
The Society for the Maintenance of the Faith. 'The Society stands within the Catholic Tradition of the Church of England and exercises the right of presentation to over eighty Livings throughout the country. The Society also seeks to promote the Catholic Faith as the Church of England has received it.'

Australia
Parishes
New South Wales: Deakin, St Luke (Canberra and Goulburn)

Book of Common Prayer
Atalatala Tautaufaa ke Tautaufaai i Thauna e Tapu (1918). Portions of the Book of Common Prayer are now available online in Pileni, a language spoken in the Diocese of Temotu in the Church of the Province of Melanesia. Part of the significance of this language derives from its use on Nukapu, the island where John Coleridge Patteson was martyred in 1871. Brought to you digitally by Richard Mammana and Chad Wohlers.

Book Reviews
Jonathan Ewer reviews Frank Woods, Archbishop of Melbourne 1957-1977, by Brian Porter. (The Church Times)

Martyn Halsall reviews two titles: Prayers for a Privileged People, by Walter Brueggemann and The Gospel of Joseph of Arimathea, by James Harpur. (The Church Times)

Christopher Hill reviews An Anglican Covenant: Theological and Legal Considerations for a Global Debate, Norman Doe. (The Church Times)

Canada
Parishes
Ontario: Ottawa, St Luke (Ottawa)
Ontario: Ottawa, St Michael and All Angels (Ottawa)
Quebec: Chelsea, St Mary Magdalene (Ottawa)
Quebec: La Peche (Wakefield), Good Shepherd (Ottawa)
Quebec: Lascelles, Holy Trinity (Ottawa)

England
Parishes
East Ham, St George and St Ethelbert (London)
Hanham, Christ Church with St George, Hanham Abbots (Bristol)
Hardenhuish, St Nicholas (Bristol)
Harrogate, St Mary (Ripon and Leeds)
Hudswell, St Michael and All Angels (Ripon and Leeds)
Leeds, Seacroft Team Ministry [Ascension, St James, St Luke, St Paul, St Richard] (Ripon and Leeds)
Richmond, St Mary the Virgin (Ripon and Leeds)

Europe
Parishes
Germany: Karlsruhe, St Columban (Convocation of American Churches in Europe)

Events
England: London, 8 November 2008: Centenary Festival Eucharist
The Society of St Willibrord will celebrate its centenary at St Matthew's Church, Westminster, beginning at 12 noon. 'The Willibrord Society and its national associations are working for a practical realization of [the Bonn Agreement] in the lives of their respective churches.'

Japan
Resources
Ikuno Center, Osaka. Conference centre of the NSKK.

NSKK Women's Association. Founded in 1908; photographs from the centennial celebration of this organization are available here.

Letters to Anglicans Online
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News Centre
New bishop for Canberra and Goulburn. Zimbabwe bishop wins Human Rights prize. A Canadian moratorium with wiggle room. Bishops' responses to Draft Covenant analyzed. Wrapup of investigation of London same-sex blessing. London evicts Mayfair congregation. RC Church in Poland documents 'how to leave the church'. English bishop blames God's wrath for credit crunch. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Not in the Communion
Diocese of the Southwest (Anglo-Catholic): 'an independent jurisdiction with the Apostolic Communion of Anglican Churches'.

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USA
Parishes
New York: Albany, Grace and Holy Innocents (Albany)
New York: Waddington, St Paul (Albany)
Vermont: Barre, Church of the Good Shepherd (Vermont)
Vermont: Enosburg Falls, St Matthew (Vermont)
Vermont: South Burlington, All Saints (Vermont)
Vermont: Waitsfield, St Dunstan (Vermont)

Vacancies Centre
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Seeking a position? Check our Vacancies Centre as well as scan vacancy pages on diocesan web sites throughout the communion.

Wales
Parishes
Waunarlwydd, St Barnabas (Swansea and Brecon)

Worth Noting
Milton anyone?: Theo Hobson writes for the Times (London) on possibilities for the reconciliation of faith and liberalism. 'Milton's vision for Church and State is our answer'.

Power and Presiding: Andrew McGowan, Warden of Trinity College, Melbourne, reflects on the recent synodical decision of the Diocese of Sydney to allow 'lay presidency' or 'lay administration' at the Holy Communion. Alan Wilson, area Bishop of Buckingham in the Church of England, writes about the same matter here.


Week of 26 October 2008

Book of Common Prayer
Te Rotu Te Kau Kava Tapu. The Holy Communion as celebrated in the Tikopia language is now available online; this language is spoken by more than 3000 people in the Diocese of Temotu in the Church of the Province of Melanesia.

Book Reviews
Bishop Terry Brown reviews The Bishop's Daughter, by Honor Moore. This podcast from The New Yorker may be of interest.

Jonathan Boardman reviews two titles: Just Being Honest: Reflections on Trying to be Christian, by Dave Magill and Twenty Questions Jesus Asked: What Is He Asking You? by Elizabeth Rundle. (The Church Times)

Hugh Wybrew reviews The Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Its History, Doctrine, and Spiritual Culture, by John McGuckin. (The Church Times)

John Binns reviews Boris Jakim's translation of Churchly Joy: Orthodox Devotions for the Church Year, by Sergius Bulgakov. (The Church Times)

England
Parishes
Blurton Parish [St Bartholomew; St Alban] (Lichfield)
Coxhoe, St Mary (Durham)

Education
Archbishop Sentamu Academy. Kingston-upon-Hull. 'a new kind of school for a new age, sponsored by the Church of England Diocese of York and dedicated to providing a 21st century learning environment that expands choices and opportunities for its students. We are an inclusive Academy with a strong Christian ethos, and we welcome students from all backgrounds, regardless of ability.'

Episcopal Elections
Ongoing
The Bishop of Connecticut announced on 24 October 2008 his intention to retire in 2010. The diocesan website has the text of his announcement: 'My intention is that next year’s Annual Diocesan Convention, in October 2009, will be an electing convention. We will elect a new Diocesan Bishop. When the person whom we choose is consecrated or installed, which I hope will be in the spring of 2010, I will hand over the bishop’s pastoral staff to the fifteenth Bishop of Connecticut, and I will retire.'

Ireland
Resources
Church of Ireland Evangelical Fellowship. Founded 'to promote Biblical Christianity in a positive, effective and informed way and to foster evangelical unity within the Church of Ireland'.

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

New Zealand
Schools and Education
Spirited Rathkeale. Dedicated chaplaincy website for Rathkeale College in Masterton. 'Whatever their background or belief, our students are welcome to participate fully in all of the Anglican rites and festivals celebrated in our twice a week chapel services where our whole community is welcomed to worship.'

News Centre
Adelaide to sell part of archbishop's residence. Ghost hunters in Staten Island church. New bishops for Huron, Sheffield, Kivu, and Butare. Ring the bells 350 times in Massachusetts, please. Sydney votes to allow lay presidency. UK discussing disestablishment again. Yes and no to same-sex blessings in Canada. Demise of radio show pleases Sydney diocese. Covenant Design Group publishes 'Lambeth Commentary'. US Episcopal Church advised not to consider Covenant. US Episcopal Church names 'Communion relations' oficer. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Not in the Communion
Church of England, Cayman Islands: Established in protest that 'The Bishop of Jamaica and The Primate of the West Indies have tried, unlawfully, by Synodical Resolutions to annexe the Cayman Islands to their respective Diocese and Province.' Affiliated with the Christian Episcopal Church and Christian Episcopal Church of Canada.

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USA
Parishes
North Carolina: Raleigh, St Timothy (North Carolina)

Vacancies Centre
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Wales
Parishes
Llangeinwen a Llanfair-yn-y-Cwmwd, St Ceinwen (Bangor)

World
Parishes
Puerto Rico: Peñuelas, Misión San Mateo (Puerto Rico)

Worth Noting
Fewer and Older: The Church of England has released statistics for 2006-2007; Thinking Anglicans has collected links to analyses of these numbers.

Left and Right: Public Radio International's Speaking of Faith programme recently turned its attention in two segments to the upcoming American presidential election. See Part I, the Left, with Amy Sullivan; and Part II, the Right, with Rod Dreher.



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