Episcopal churches develop regional c...

Episcopal churches develop regional covenant

There are 3 comments on the www.stevenspointjournal.com story from Mar 4, 2011, titled Episcopal churches develop regional covenant. In it, www.stevenspointjournal.com reports that:

Central Wisconsin Episcopal churches are one step closer to finalizing a regional ministry that would provide stability amid aging congregations and tight budgets ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Mar 4, 2011
from stevenspointjournal:

"The group of churches began exploring a regional ministry last year as a way to combine shrinking resources and create a solid foundation for the parishioners in the region. For example, there are only two full-time priests among the seven churches, so some churches only receive the Eucharist a few times a month."

“Ecce! Sic transit gloria mundi”

Since: Oct 10

I See New Jerusalem From Here.

#2 Mar 4, 2011
This is a smart move for this area - and others like it. It will be interesting to see if they work with the ELCA and the Moravian churches in the area. This is good news. This is a very creative solution to a regional problem. It allows freedom of action for the individual congregations working in a group.

From the article:

By leaving the connections between the churches loose, the regional ministry is allowing each congregation to determine its own role

This is my church.

This is how TEC works.

Thanks be to God!

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#3 Mar 4, 2011
T McCabe wrote:
From the article:
By leaving the connections between the churches loose, the regional ministry is allowing each congregation to determine its own role
This is my church.
This is how TEC works ...
... by modeling itself after the Anglican Communion.

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