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Week of 6 February 2011

Australia
Resources
The National Professional Standards Register. 'established by the Anglican Church of Australia to protect the vulnerable from abuse'.

Book of Common Prayer
Oracion Matutina y Vespertina, Colectas (1900). This translation of parts of the BCP into Yahgan is now available online. Yahgan is an indigenous language of Tierra del Fuego; it has just one remaining speaker. (The Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer 1549-1999 notes that it is unclear whether this book was ever published; it was.)

Canada
New Brunswick: Archdeaconry of Moncton (Fredericton)

Church Times Book Reviews
Robert Mackley reviews To Tell Afresh, by Michael Perham, and Other: Loving Self, God and Neighbour in a World of Fractures, by Kester Brewin.

Peter McGeary reviews What is Contextual Bible Study? A Practical Guide with Group Studies for Advent and Lent, by John Riches.

England
Deaneries
Deanery of Westminster (London)

Parishes
United Benefice of the Hallingburys (Chelmsford)
Sheffield, St Peter and St Oswald (Sheffield)

Episcopal Elections
The Diocese of Washington has scheduled an episcopal election for 18 June 2011. A special section of the diocesan website provides more information.

Letters to Anglicans Online
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News Centre
Squib. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Not in the Communion
Diocese of Europe, Holy Catholic Church Western Rite. 'a Continuing Anglican Church'.

International Anglican Fellowship Mission: 'the missionary arm of the Traditional Anglican Communion'.

South Africa
Parishes
Cape Town, St Paul (Cape Town)

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USA
Parishes
Alabama: Alexander City, St James (Alabama)
Alabama: Bon Secours, St Peter (Central Gulf Coast)
Alabama: Mobile, Church of the Good Shepherd (Central Gulf Coast)

Alabama: Mobile, St Luke (Central Gulf Coast)

World
Schools and Education
Haiti: Port-au-Prince, Séminaire de Théologie

Worth Noting
Eccentrics? Who? David McKie, author of Bright Particular Stars, and Ann Widdecombe discuss the definition of eccentricity. From the BBC.

Provisional CofE attendance figures for 2009: 'The latest local church attendance figures from the Church of England show that approaching 1.7 million people continue to attend Church of England services each month, and around 1.1 million attend church as part of a typical week - and not just on a Sunday.'

When sharing faith means sharing germs: Jill Hamilton writes for the Guardian. 'Baptism and the kissing of icons may raise health concerns, yet faith often trumps our modern obsession with hygiene.'


Week of 30 January 2011

Australia
Parishes
Victoria: Parish of Kerang (Bendigo)

Book of Common Prayer
Book of Common Prayer (1928). Charles Wohlers has published a version of the American 1928 BCP for Kindle.

Eukarist (1986). AO Editor Richard Mammana has digitized this translation of the Niugini Liturgy into Tok Pisin, an official language of Papua New Guinea. (The illustrations are worth a look.)

Prayer Book for Thailand (1989). AO Editor Richard Mammana has digitized this Thai translation of Anglican liturgical services from Christ Church, Bangkok.

Canada
Parishes
Newfoundland and Labrador: Parish of Pasadena/Cormack (Western Newfoundland)

Church Times Book Reviews
Bridget Nichols reviews Apostolic Women, Apostolic Authority: Transfiguring Leadership in Today's Church, edited by Martyn Percy and Christina Rees with Jenny Gaffin.

Peter Selby reviews The Politics of Discipleship: Becoming Postmaterial Citizens, by Graham Ward.

Gavin Ashenden reviews Destination of the Species: The Riddle of Human Existence, by Michael Meacher.

England
Parishes
Barham Downs Group (Canterbury)
Brackley, St Peter (Peterborough)
Colyton Benefice [Branscombe, Colyford, Colyton, Musbury, Southleigh] (Exeter)
Maxey, St Peter (Peterborough)
Netherexe Parishes (Exeter)
Whittlewood Parishes [Abthorpe, Paulerspury, Silverstone, Slapton, Whittlebury] (Peterborough)

Resoures
Acts 435: 'Acts 435 is a revolutionary website that allows people to give money directly to others. 100% of what is donated via Acts 435 goes directly to those in need. The Patron of Acts 435 is the Archbishop of York, The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr. John Sentamu.'

Church MAPs: 'Mission Action Planning is used by many churches and some dioceses to review their mission strategy and then to plan and track their chosen actions usually on an annual basis. In many cases MAP is used as a key part of an overall growth strategy.'

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

News Centre
Anglican Primates meet in Dublin. Quite interesting facts about clergy. ACNS wants your input. From Sanctuary to sanctuary in Winnipeg. Desecration astounds parishioners in Timaru. Bishop John W Wilson RIP. Bishop swaps pulpit for catwalk. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Not in the Communion
Anglican Rite Roman Catholic Church: a historical community of the Catholic Faith in the Anglican Tradition! Stemming from its Metropolitan See, the Archdiocese of the Southwest, it operates worldwide to spread the missionary Gospel of the pilgrim Church. Blessed with the gift of autonomy and independence, and in spiritual sympathy and unity with His Holiness, Benedict XVI, we work to exemplify the example of our Lord through the Charism of the Holy Spirt and the Intercessions of Our Lady in the daily advance of spiritual discipleship as our Anglican Catholic Faithful advance in their daily walk with Christ!'

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USA
Parishes
Maryland: Mt Rainier, St John (Washington)

World
Resources
Friends Supporting the Anglican Diocese of Belize: 'formed to encourage each Belizean and his or her friends to support the educational mission of the Diocese'.

Worth Noting
American Anglicans made me change my mind. 'The American branch of Anglicanism has emerged in the past decade as the global pioneer of liberal Christianity. It has persuaded me not to give up on the church just yet.' Theo Hobson writes for the Guardian.

Robert Crouse RIP: 'The Rev. Dr. Robert Crouse, one of the most influential Canadian theologians of his generation, died Jan. 15 in his rural childhood home on Crouse Road, Crousetown, Nova Scotia, where his family had lived for more than 200 years.' Bishop Anthony Burton writes for The Living Church (Milwaukee).

Integrity Compass: Twelve words in three sentences. 'I wish to share with you a charge given to me...at age twelve during my confirmation to the Anglican faith. I will admit, though I've forgotten much of what I learned during confirmation classes, this charge has remained at the fore.' Kaylus Horton writes in the Bahama Weekly.


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