Senior US bishop to give address at royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

May 12, 2018 by

from Sky News. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have asked a senior US bishop to give an address at their wedding next week. The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the 27th presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church, will travel to Windsor to take part in the service. He is the first...

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‘Irrevocably Redefining Marriage’: Episcopal Church Deletes the Words ‘Husband’ and ‘Wife’ From Marriage Liturgy

May 9, 2018 by

by Will Maule, Faithwire: The Episcopal Church in the United States has decided to scrap the terms “husband” and “wife” from its marital liturgy in its latest move to find favor with the LGBT community. Phrases related to “procreation” will also be deleted, as...

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The Episcopal Church and trial [use] marriage

May 7, 2018 by

by Stephen Noll, Contending Anglican Dearly Beloved, we have come together in the presence of God to witness and bless the joining together of this man and this woman two people in Holy Matrimony. One of the blessings of the electronic keyboard for writers and teachers is the ease in revising. By...

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Hundreds Flock to Cathedral’s ‘Beyonce Mass’ Blending Secular Pop Star’s Music With Scripture Readings, Communion

May 6, 2018 by

by Heather Clark, Christian News: An estimated 750-900 people flocked to a San Francisco cathedral’s “Beyoncé Mass” on Wednesday night, an event that blended renditions of the secular pop star’s music with the reading of Scripture, communion, and the presentation of a related message by a seminary...

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Episcopal Church Removes Terms Husband, Wife and Procreation from Marriage to Make it More LGBT Compliant

May 5, 2018 by

by Nate Brown, The Christian Journal: The Episcopal Church (TEC) is removing the terms husband, wife, and procreation from its marriage service in favor of creating a more modern, LGBT compliant service. The terms will be replaced with gender-neutral pronouns such as two people or spouse. The task...

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Speaking for the C of E on sexuality

May 3, 2018 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: There was a bit of a furore last week, caused by the publication of a letter sent by William Nye, who is General Secretary to the General Synod and the Archbishops’ Council, to The Episcopal Church of the United States (TEC). The letter had been written and sent last...

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