Episcopal Synod of America

(Now "Forward in Faith")

Convention - Philadelphia, July 27-30, 1997

and Aftermath

See also General Convention 1997 pages for background info

(Latest Items First)

9/4 Thursday - Mexican Standoff between ESA Parishes and PA bishops

8/12 Tuesday - Canons on ownership of property posted.

8/8 Friday - AAC on Women's Ordination and
                also London Times on ESA

7/31 Thursday - CCLEC responds to ESA  --
                    also Philadelphia Inquirer - 2 articles on ESA convention

7/30 Wednesday - The Good Shepherd Declaration - And Statement of Solidarity

7/28 Monday - ESA Responds to Betrayal

7/27 Sunday - ESA Opening Meeting - Breakthrough between ESA and AAC -- cooperation...!

7/25 Friday - Bishop Stanton announces AAC support for ESA (though he does ordain women) and others on the last day of General Convention.  He was against making assent to the ordination of women mandatory.   

ESA differs from other conservative organizations primarily in its support of a male priesthood.  There is no compromise on truth.  Both the Women's Caucus and the Biblically rooted understand that.  The muddy middle is the least stable ground of all.

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Links to helpful sites:

AAC - American Anglican Council - an attempt to unite the Biblical based Episcopal ministries into a cohesive body for action at General Convention.  May have Gen Con info on their site.

ESA - Episcopal Synod of America - working with AAC

Diocese of Pittsburgh - Has other helpful links to Gen Con info.  

The Society of Archbishop Justus - from a "liberal" viewpoint
 

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