Episcopal Churches OPEN doors wider

Episcopal Churches OPEN doors wider

There are 405 comments on the www.modbee.com story from Jun 11, 2011, titled Episcopal Churches OPEN doors wider. In it, www.modbee.com reports that:

Beginning Sunday, Episcopal priests in the San Joaquin Diocese can "perform blessings of same gender civil marriages, domestic partnerships and relationships which are lifelong committed relationships characterized by fidelity, monogamy" and "holy love." The change doesn't mean Episcopal priests will begin marrying same-sex couples, Bishop Chester ...

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heartandmind

Moline, IL

#467 Aug 15, 2011
and trying is where we start building bridges in our faiths. it is through understanding and respecting we build a stronger community of faith.

reminds me of parenting. i may not always believe what my spouse says to the kids are 100% right, or how we teach them certain things, but it's ultimately important for them to see a united front from both us to get the message across.
heartandmind

Moline, IL

#468 Aug 15, 2011
selecia - i'm not that well versed in the episcapalian denomination.

what could you or anyone else teach me about this denomination? how is it diferent from others?

thanks.

Since: Jun 11

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#469 Aug 15, 2011
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
<quoted text>What did you say about BRAGGING???
With me it is definitely not bragging. It is the "good works" God has panned for me and my Church
But then you already know that right sel.
Please notice My post had nothing personal, I didn't tell you where I ate this morning or where I am going to have lunch or that I went swimming in the ocean today.
These things you do = bragging.

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#470 Aug 15, 2011
THE TIMELESS WATCHER wrote:
<quoted text>
With me it is definitely not bragging. It is the "good works" God has panned for me and my Church
But then you already know that right sel.
Please notice My post had nothing personal, I didn't tell you where I ate this morning or where I am going to have lunch or that I went swimming in the ocean today.
These things you do = bragging.
Bragging isn't as far up there as "bearing false witness," "L" deficient...you might want to rethink your stand.

Since: Jun 11

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#471 Aug 15, 2011
heartandmind wrote:
and trying is where we start building bridges in our faiths. it is through understanding and respecting we build a stronger community of faith.
reminds me of parenting. i may not always believe what my spouse says to the kids are 100% right, or how we teach them certain things, but it's ultimately important for them to see a united front from both us to get the message across.
You know it is very easy to get caught up in your own beiefs and just tune out others. I never do that but....
Yeah right we all do that. I think the agitation factor here is what causes probems more than anything else.
I am just concerned a lot of these poster actually are anti-"Church" and that bothers me.
But I will take your advice and try not to be so harsh in my judgements against others.
I really do appreciate your time and posts.

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