St. John's Episcopal Church becomes St. Mark's Anglican

Aug 4, 2012 | Posted by: Joe DeCaro | Full story: www.virtueonline.org

Citing recent General Convention's actions endorsing rites for same-sex marriage as the tipping point, the parish of St. John's Episcopal Church, its rector and vestry, announced this week that they are leaving the Episcopal Church and turning the church's keys over to the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia ...
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from virtueonline:

"The Senior Warden said that walking out and leaving all behind was freeing.

"By walking out and leaving all behind, the budding Anglican congregation would not be saddled with on-going litigation by The Episcopal Church in its scorched-earth attempts to recover all properties of departing congregations and dioceses.

"'Well, the priest resigned, the vestry resigned and the people got up and walked out,' Allen explained.'We are free of the taint of The Episcopal Church ...'"
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Bravo! You are free! The only shame is that the assets will go to support more failed liberalism in TEC "Growth by Decline" church growth strategy.

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Don't let the door hit ya where the good Lord split ya.

Oh wait, neither of you were ever in to leave in the first place.

Back to armchair quarterbacking, fellows, sorry to interrupt.

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