In an exclusive interview with the News-Press Tuesday, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the USA, Dr. Bob Edgar, quipped that “Jesus must role his eyes when confronted with things like this,” referring to the move of 11 Virginia churches, including a majority of members of […]
Says Defectors ‘Abandoned’ the Faith, Members In yet another strongly-worded statement, the Episcopal Church’s Bishop of Virginia issued a letter this week that he has “inhibited,” or “placed under ecclesiastical censure,” 21 clergy that voted with others among 11 churches in the state to defect from the denomination last month. […]
December 28 – January 3, 2006
Two large churches in the Episcopal denomination’s Diocese of Virginia are voting this week to defect, claiming the mainstream denomination has veered from its Biblical roots and, oh by the way, sanctioned the consecration of one of its pastors as a bishop of a New England diocese who just happens […]
The Falls Church Episcopal Church’s hopes that it could hold onto its property in downtown Falls Church even as it exited the mainstream Episcopal Church denomination took a turn for the worse last week.