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Week of 17 May 1998

General Synod
General Synod's comprehensive web site is now in its finished state, managed by Anglicans Online patron saint (and founding editor) Tod Maffin. He'll update it hourly; if anyone can do this, it's Tod --

Synod98 Direct mailing list, a read-only newswire with news releases on developments as they occur at General Synod. Each night subscribers will receive Perspectives, a short interactive newsletter. To join, send an email to with the words "subscribe acc-synodnews" in the body of the message.

'Harvesting with the Rural Church of the Future': Queen's University Symposium on Rural Ministry (October 1998) --

Ontario: Calender, St Peter --
Ontario: Murillo, St James --
Ontario: Rosslyn Village, St Mark --
Ontario: Slate River, Good Shepherd --

General Resources
The Christian Challenge: web site for this US-based journal that describes itself as 'The Only Worldwide Voice of Traditional Anglicanism' --

Christian web site for aircrew and travellers, with links to a variety of travel resources. The webmaster is a member of St George's parish in Singapore --

Collection of links about the Mothers' Union, a worldwide Anglican-led organisation specially concerned with marriage and Christian family life.

The Episcopal Media Center in Atlanta, Georgia (affiliated with ECUSA) is known for its audio and video productions. The web site includes online ordering --

'Harvesting with the Rural Church of the Future': Queen's University Symposium on Rural Ministry (October 1998) --

A web page with an ambitious overview of apostolic churches; a multitude of links. The author writes: 'I kept to a traditional interpretation of "Apostolic," so many excellent Christian groups--Protestants, Charismatics, Messianic Jews, etc. are not described here'. Worth a look (ignore the navigation bar at the top; many of the links don't work. Just scroll...) --

Hot Issues
latest news on the status of the litigation between the two Episcopal dioceses of New Jersey on behalf of the Episcopal Church in the USA and 'PECUSA, Inc.'

A hour-long radio programme of Choral Evensong is now available in the US through National Public Radio --

A US-based organisation helps parish and cathedral choirs arrange tours in the UK --

News Centre
Do have a look at the new features in this area. Brian Reid will be overseeing this important section of Anglicans Online and welcomes your emails with information about Anglican or Episcopal-related news stories. If you have read something in a newspaper or magazine that is of interest but aren't sure if the story is on the Web, do let Brian know. He can take it from there.

UK, Ireland, and Europe
A photo of the Archbishop of Canterbury, along with a brief cv --

Birmingham: Moseley, St Mary --

Mississippi: Jackson, All Saints --
New Jersey: Newark, Church of the Messiah --
Oklahoma: Duncan, All Saints --
Pennsylavinia: Lancaster, St John --
Utah: St Geroge, Grace --

Week of 10 May 1998

Calgary AB, Holy Trinity --
Toronto: Pickering, St. Paul's On-The-Hill --

General Resources
Equal Exchange is a worker-owned cooperative dedicated to Fair Trade with small-scale coffee farmers in the developing world. Equal Exchange works to maximize benefits to farmers by trading according to established European Fair Trade standards. Want to buy your parish coffee-hour coffee from them?

A web page looks at the life of Ann Randolph Meade Page (1781-1838), Episcopalian plantation mistress and slavery reformer --

The Fellowship of Scientists is a group of scientists who endeavor to support each other as they seek a greater understanding of and a deeper commitment to the vocation of scientist as one form of Christian service. Now a web page, at

News Centre
Canada: An interview with Archbishop Michael Peers, Primate of the Anglican Church in Canada, in Christian Week. He comments on the controversy surrounding the recent book Mansions of the Spirit: The Gospel in a Multi-Faith World (Anglican Book Centre, 1997), by Vancouver bishop Michael Ingham.

Also in Canada: report from the Diocesan Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster (which almost everyone calls the Diocese of Vancouver) One item likely to generate a lot of attention was the passage by a very narrow margin of a resolution calling for the church to bless same-sex unions. See release

An press release from the Episcopal News Service discusses the National Workshop on Christian Unity in St. Paul, Minnesota that took place on April 28, in which Lutherans and Episcopalians revisit the Concordat of Unity between those two denominations. Meanwhile, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has released a revised draft of that Concordat. The ENS article on the release of that is here,

Headlines in other press releases from the Episcopal News Service at

Lutheran Church Council scrutinizes revised Concordat
Dioceses in Central America launch new Anglican province
Archbishop of Canterbury calls on Vatican to lift ban on intercommunion
Prayer card will support presence of first female bishops at Lambeth Conference
Nashville tornado destroys historic church
Episcopalians and Lutherans join for tornado disaster relief in Alabama
Episcopal communicators converse with PB, honor year's best work
Episcopal and Anglican publications honored at annual meeting of Associated Church Press
Primus of Scotland blasts churchâs attitudes towards gays and lesbians
Priestâs appeal fails under new canons
Sisk makes a memorable debut during consecration as bishop coadjutor of New York
Bishop of Arkansas clarifies role of mission congregation started by dissidents

Online newspapers: Two new links for online church publications. The Anglican Journal, Canada's national Anglican newspaper, has a web site at And United Voice, the national newspaper of Episcopalians United, has a web site at The Canadian publication Christian Week has a web site at

UK, Ireland, and Europe
Durham: Byers Green, St Peter the Apostle --

Durham: Durham, St Nicholas --

Durham: Hetton-le-Hole, St Nicholas --

Durham: Middleton St George, St Laurence and St George --

Durham: Preston on Tees, All Saints --

Durham: Monkwearmouth, St Peter, St Andrew, and All Saints with St Aidan --

London: Cripplegate (near Barbican), St Giles & St Lukes -- A historic place. Read the details on their web page.

Rochester: Orpington, Christ Church --

Southwark: Telford Park, St Thomas has changed URL to

Worcester: Worcester, St Clement --

Albany: Herkimer, Christ Church --
Dallas: Dallas, St Christopher --
Minnesota: Burnsville, Nativity --
New York: Scarsdale, St James the Less --
Texas: Temple, Christ Church --
Western New York: Westfield, St Peters --

Kyushu: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kokura Immanuel Parish --
Singapore: Penang (Malaysia), St. George --
Singapore: Singapore, St George's --

Youth Resources
Christ Church, Cranbrook, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is looking for a new Youth Coordinator.

Trouble Spots
A correction to our previously-incorrect listing for the Parish of Mono in the Diocese of Toronto. The correct URL is

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