Jedi weddings in Church of England buildings could become a reality, bishop warns

Feb 23, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: Lightsabers and Death Stars are not typical accompaniments to confetti and warm prosecco as the bride walks down the aisle on a summer’s afternoon. But Jedi weddings in church could soon become a reality, a bishop is warning. John Gummer’s ecumenical...

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Anglican Unscripted #372 – Gatiss – Stott – Beach – Graham

Feb 22, 2018 by

Kevin Kallsen and Gavin Ashenden discuss the bringing together of Church Society, Reform, and Fellowship of Word and Spirit, with the wider implications of the failure to include other Anglican groups. ...

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The ‘merger’ of three Anglican evangelical groups in England: some questions

Feb 21, 2018 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. After a long period of discussion and, I’m certain, lots of prayer, three organizations which have had overlapping membership, leadership and aims have agreed to merge, or in reality Reform and Fellowship of Word and Spirit will cease to exist, and a new,...

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Blackburn Cathedral hosts ‘Jihad of Jesus’ seminar

Feb 20, 2018 by

from Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Cathedral is to host a seminar which aims create a safe space to explore common ground and discuss the differences between the Muslim and Christian faiths. The seminar will take place at Blackburn Cathedral on March 7 as part of a larger nation-wide tour. The...

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Contending for the Gospel: time for a new approach

Feb 19, 2018 by

by Lee Gatiss, Church Society: We are delighted to announce that the Church Society Council, the Reform Council, and the Trustees of the Fellowship of Word and Spirit have all agreed to pursue a merger. It is in the light of our shared Biblical, Reformed, Anglican faith and common goals that we...

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Archbishops set up group to review 2014 Women Bishops Measure after Sheffield debacle

Feb 10, 2018 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: THE House of Bishops has expressed regret that “not nearly enough” was done to create an understanding of the practical outworking of the settlement that accompanied the Women Bishops Measure. An Implementation and Dialogue group has been established to help the...

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