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This page last updated 31 October 1999
Anglicans Online last updated 31 October 1999

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Week of 31 October 1999

Books, Magazines, etc.
Ex Animo: A web magazine of Christian interest, with articles, poetry, and a message board. The webmaster invites contributions. -- http://members.tripod.co.uk/exanimo/index.html

The Christ Path, 'The Ezine of Christian Mystics, Traditional and Contemporary': Published monthly, with a theme each month. Attractively designed and written, and noticed by USA Today as a top site. November's focus is female mystics. (We particularly enjoyed the webmaster's essay The Internet Mystic.) -- http://christpath.com

Canada
Parishes
Alberta: Red Deer, St Luke (Calgary) -- http://users.rttinc.com/~robinj

Resources
LOFT Community Services: Formerly known as 'Anglican Houses', LOFT serves the homeless and those with special needs in the Diocese of Toronto through housing, outreach and support services. --
http://www.loftcommunityservices.org

Events
London, England: 3 November 1999
'2,000 Years since Jesus Wasn't Born': A public debate at the Darwin Lecture Theatre, University College, Gower Street, London, Wednesday, 3 November 1999 at 7pm. With Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy, 'authors of the controversial UK bestseller The Jesus Mysteries: Was the Original Jesus a Pagan God? and guest speakers Professors George Wells of University College and Birkbeckand Alvar Ellegard of the University of Goteborg, Sweden'. The debate to be chaired by Roger Bolton of Channel 4 'Right to Reply' and BBC Radio 4 'The Sunday Programme'. Tickets 1.50 available on the door or from Waterstones, 82 Gower Street.

News Centre
ABC asks for release of Pinochet. U2's Bono likes the way King David rocks. Buy your way in to Lambeth Palace. Reflections and letters on being a woman in Sydney. African bishop visits Arkansas. Bishop Appleyard dies. Archbishop Holloway announces he will retire. ABC comes out against lay presidency. All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Theological Resources
Anglican and Roman Catholic International Commission: key documents. A parish priest in the Anglican Church of Canada has scanned in several key documents that have issued from ARCIC through the years, including the Canterbury Statement (1973) and the Venice Statement (1976). A wonderful resource to have online. -- http://user.fundy.net/msgr/ARCIC_MENU.htm

'Connecting with the post-Boomer generations: a guide to our postmodern context for mainline Christians (Episcopalians especially)'. -- http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Pantheon/3675/

Heresy versus Schism: A reflection by an Episcopal priest, the Reverend Pierre Whalon, on which is better, and why. -- http://anglicansonline/special/Whalononheresy.html

UK, Ireland, Scotland, and Europe
English parishes
Farnborough: Farnborough Church for Deaf People, based at the Church of the Good Shepherd. (Guildford) The webmaster notes: 'A Church for all hearing and hearing-impaired people'.-- http://www.zyworld.com/CGMOLYNEUX/fcdp/Index.htm

St Helier, Morden: St Peter's with Bishop Andrewes (Southwark) -- http://www.sthelier-parish.fsnet.co.uk/

Welsh parishes
Monmouth (and nearby): The Parishes of Overmonnow with Mitchel Troy and Wonastow (Monmouth). Quite advanced HTML; you might especially enjoy a visit if you have a 4.0+ browser with Javascript enabled. -- http://www.churchinwales.org.uk/monmouth/m543/index.html

Resources
The National Society (Church of England) for Promoting Religious Education: A charity established in 1811 by Royal Charter (King George III), which established Church of England schools throughout the country. Good resources and information. -- http://www.natsoc.org.uk

USA

Dioceses
Fond du Lac -- http://fonddulac.anglican.org

Parishes
Georgia: Decatur, Holy Trinity (Atlanta) -- http://www.holytrinitychurch.com/
Indiana: Carmel, St Christopher (Indianapolis) -- http://www.st-christophers.org/
Nebraska: Bellevue, Holy Spirit (Nebraska) -- http://members.home.com/holyspirit-stluke/holyspirit.htm
New York: Manhattan, Grace (New York) -- http://www.gracenyc.org/
Ohio: Dublin, St Patrick (Southern Ohio) -- http://www.pats-dublin.org/
Wisconsin: Janesville, Trinity (Milwaukee) -- http://www.ticon.net/~trinitye/


Week of 24 October 1999

Australia and New Zealand
Victoria: Burwood, St Faith (Melbourne) -- http://stfaiths-burwood.org.au/

Canada
New Brunswick: New Denmark, Anglican Parish of Denmark (Fredericton) -- http://netministries.org/see/churches.exe/ch11211

Church history
'Surveys of Historical Manuscripts in the United Kingdom: Ecclesiastical and Religious': A roster of the primary surveys of manuscript collections, an invaluable resource for UK church history. -- http://www.hmc.gov.uk/pubs/surveys3rd.htm#church

Events
London, England: 3 November 1999
'2,000 Years since Jesus Wasn't Born': A public debate at the Darwin Lecture Theatre, University College, Gower Street, London, Wednesday, 3 November 1999 at 7pm. With Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy, 'authors of the controversial UK bestseller The Jesus Mysteries: Was the Original Jesus a Pagan God? and guest speakers Professors George Wells of University College and Birkbeckand Alvar Ellegard of the University of Goteborg, Sweden'. The debate to be chaired by Roger Bolton of Channel 4 'Right to Reply' and BBC Radio 4 'The Sunday Programme'. Tickets 1.50 available on the door or from Waterstones, 82 Gower Street.

News Centre
U.S. news magazine studies the Bible. More about British bishops' budgets. The ABC seeks a spin doctor. The Diocese of Sydney might let women preside over eucharists without the bother of ordaining them. A new bishop for Atlanta. A new web site for the Indy. Alien bishops tour the USA (look the word up in your dictionary). The Vatican may apologise to Martin Luther. Bishop Swing visits England. Benefactors withdraw funds from English charity. The ABC speaks to the House of Lords. We finally locate the place in the ChurchofEnglandNewspaper's web site where they keep all the news (hint: scroll way, way, down, and try to read the letters on the third blue blob from the left). All this, and more, in the News Centre.

Not in the Communion
The Holy Catholic and Orthodox Church: 'An independent catholic denomination that ordains both men and women; we have Catholic, Orthodox, and Anglican styles of worship'. -- http://world.conk.com/world/hcoc/

Odds and Ends
Photographs of churches in America, with a humorous slant. -- http://www.efn.org/~hkrieger/chap1.htm

Theological resources
Did Christ rule out women priests?: An interesting essay by a Roman Catholic theologian, John Wijngaards. His last pargraph begins with these words: 'I took up the study of women and the priesthood in 1975 almost by accident. Then, when Rome issued its declaration I felt it to be my duty as a theologian to challenge it, for the sake of truth'. -- http://homepages.iol.ie/~duacon/wompr.htm

Priests for Life: A 'pro-life' web site under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Church, which 'provides disciples of Christ in all denominations with some of the latest information they need to effectively deal with the issues of abortion and euthanasia'. -- http://www.priestsforlife.org

UK, Ireland, Scotland, and Europe
English parishes
Southborough, near Tunbridge Wells: St Thomas (Rochester) -- http://www.st-thomas.co.uk/

Resources
Reform Ireland: A group of Evangelical Christians in the Church of Ireland who have formed an organisation which 'seeks to be a prophetic voice in the Church of Ireland to call it to remain true to its Reformed and Protestant basis and to be obedient to God's Word in its public witness'.-- http://www.reform-ireland.org.uk

USA
New York: Lakeland, Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion (Western New York) -- http://www.forministry.com/church/home.asp?SiteId=14085COTHC

North Carolina: Sylva, St John -- http://www.main.nc.us/stjohns/

Schools
California: San Francisco, Cathedral School for Boys, 'on the close of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. The school was founded 40 years ago to provide boy choristers for the cathedral'.-- http://csb.pvt.k12.ca.us/


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