A Message from Bishop Lawrence at the Close of the Trial

Jul 29, 2014 by

Dear Friends in Christ,“… suffering produces endurance and endurance produces hope and hope does not disappoint us for the love of God has been poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit….” Romans 5:3-4.Having spent much of the last three weeks at the Dorchester Courthouse in St. George, South Carolina it is rather serendipitous to be sending this from a Starbucks in St. George, Utah (a gateway to Zion National Park).  Allison and I will be traveling during the next few weeks in Utah, Nevada...

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Anglican Unscripted Ep 108

Jul 23, 2014 by

Anglican Unscripted is the only video newscast in the Anglican Church.  Today Kevin and Canon Lawyer Allan Haley talk about the Diocese of South Carolina Trial.

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Diocese of South Carolina Formalizes Wordwide Anglican Ties

Mar 16, 2014 by

The Diocese of South Carolina has been formally recognized as a member in good standing of the Global Anglican Communion. On Saturday, March 15, the Diocese’s 223rd Annual Convention unanimously accepted an invitation to join the Global Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans (GFCA) and temporarily enter into a formal ecclesiastical relationship known as provisional primatial oversight from bishops in the Global South. The convention’s nearly 400 delegates also voted to create a task...

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Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina Seeks Provisional Primatial Oversight

Mar 10, 2014 by

By David W Virtue, VOL The Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina is looking for an ecclesiastical home. Since leaving the Episcopal Church it has not come under any Episcopal or Anglican authority and has resisted coming under the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). An upcoming resolution to be presented at their Annual Diocesan Convention March 14-15 could change all that. In response to an offer by the newly created Global South Primatial Oversight Council for pastoral oversight, the...

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Federal Judge Dismisses Case Against Bishop Mark Lawrence

Aug 25, 2013 by

From the Diocese of South Carolina U.S. District Court Judge Weston C. Houck today dismissed a federal trademark lawsuit filed by Episcopal Church Bishop Charles vonRosenberg against Bishop of the Diocese of South Carolina Mark Lawrence. The decision acknowledges the authority of the Circuit Court of South Carolina to decide the rightful owner of the names, symbols and property of the Diocese of South Carolina. “The sum of all disputes and conflicts arising in the wake of the...

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Truth & Consequences in the Diocese of Upper South Carolina

Jun 9, 2013 by

By Sarah Hey, Stand Firm By now, many informed Episcopalians in my diocese of Upper South Carolina have read the post over at Kendall Harmon’s blog, T19, of the letter from my rector to my parish, Christ Church, Greenville. In it, he states that 1) Bishop Waldo will approve same sex blessings in the diocese, and that 2) he [my rector] “will not authorize these rites for use here at Christ Church.” My parish is, in vast majority, quite pleased with Harrison’s decision...

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