Episcopal Trial Date Moved to Oct. 14 The final leg of the drawn-out trial to determine ownership of the property on which the historic Falls Church sits in downtown City of Falls Church comes before Judge Randy Bellows in the Fairfax Circuit Court on Oct. 14.
“We are a parish. We are self-sustaining. We won’t ever quit.” So said Bill Fetsch, senior warden of Falls Church’s “Continuing Episcopalians,” a group of more than 100 who have been banned since December 2006 by defectors from access to their historic church property.
The second of the three-phase trial to determine ownership of church properties now occupied by defectors from the Episcopal Church got underway in Fairfax yesterday, this phase centered on the constitutionality of an 1867 Virginia law. At issue is who will eventually own and occupy the properties such as the […]
The man in the eye of the storm has written a book entitled, “In the Eye of the Storm.” The Rev. Gene Robinson, Episcopal Church Bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire, was in Washington, D.C. this week, hosted by the Human Rights Campaign to pitch his new book that […]
News Briefs for the week of April 24 – April 30, 2008.
Leaders of Falls Church Episcopalians who’ve remained aligned with the national Episcopal Church, after an arch-conservative majority from their local church voted to defect in 2006, said they were “saddened” by last week’s initial court ruling on who gets to control the historic church property.
It’s been two-and-a-half months since the date he’d originally set for making his ruling, but Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Randy Bellows will rule on the ownership of the Falls Church Episcopal Church and 10 other Church properties this Friday, according to a notification from his law clerk issued to attorneys […]
YOUNG VOLUNTEER Zack Sanders is shown with his dad taking some of the breakfast meals to the over 400 homeless who were served at Falls Church’s Original Pancake House on Christmas morning. There were over 50 volunteers to help Jeff and Jane Bulman, owners of the Original Pancake House, who’ve […]
Not only does it denounce homosexuality, but it turns out the new, Nigerian-linked association of defectors from the Episcopal Church, U.S.A. also rejects the notion of women in the priesthood, at least for the time being. This is the group that a majority of parishioners at historic The Falls Church […]
Has there ever been a more feckless, less respected religious figure than the “Arch-Baby” of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams? Liberals ignore him, conservatives walk over him and through his stunning lack of leadership he has lost control of the Anglican Church.