Episcopal presiding bishop foresees shift for church buildings
The Episcopal Church will remain a work in progress as it rebuilds from a 2008 schism and seeks to attract members, its leader said on Tuesday."We're a community that is on the road together, wrestling with what it means to be a Christian in this particular age," Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said ...
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Since: May 08
#1 Apr 20, 2011
fom The Daily News:
"... Jefferts Schori said she forsees a day when churches will become something different.
"'More faith communities will decide not to have a permanent dedicated structure in the coming years,' she said.'They can be a blessing if they are used all the time, but many of them are only used on Sunday mornings. Is that an effective use of the resource?'"
With the dwindling size of its congregations, TEC will not be able to afford the mainteneance required for permanent structures.
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