Monday, November 17, 2008

Convention Planned to Form New Anglican Province

From the Living Church.

Significant details about the plan were revealed in a short AnglicanTV internet video clip containing remarks delivered by Bishop Robert Duncan of Pittsburgh and Bishop Bill Murdoch, a missionary bishop to the U.S. consecrated by the Anglican Church of Kenya. The board of trustees for the Anglican Relief and Development Fund (ARDF) met Nov. 7-12 at Christ Church, Vero Beach, Fla., according to information published on the parish website.

The ARDF board contains a number of primates who have been sympathetic to the objectives of the Common Cause Partnership. Collectively they refer to themselves as the “Primates Council.” During the meeting at Christ Church, some of those primates present agreed to recognize the new province if the leadership of the CCP would “set aside territorial issues and ego struggles” and sign the so-called Jerusalem Declaration drafted during the Global Anglican Future Conference in the Middle East in June.


Robert Christian said...

I watched the video and have to say It's like going to a Revival and having your narrow minded views reinforced as okay. Duncan and Murdoch said nothing new though. This was all laid out in the Chapman Memo. I really don't think these people will stop with a new province though. I suspect that the short term is replacing TEC and the ACofC as the North American Province of the Anglican Communion.
What Next? Maybe vilifying and slandering TEC into oblivion?

We've already seen how Mr. Wilson's church has sent invites out to members of a neighboring loyal Episcopal Church. What next?

I find it ironic that some of these people (old friends from my former parish) want to be buddy buddy while their church is trying to ban mine from the communion. Let the lawsuits begin and take no prisoners. Sorry, fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me!

Celinda Scott said...

"Let the lawsuits begin and take no prisoners." Are you talking about a preemptive strike? Doesn't sound much different from the Chapman Memo.