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Episcopal Missionary Church joins FACA
The Continuing Anglican Churchman ^
| The Rev, James Gordon Anderson
Posted on 02/07/2007 6:47:57 PM PST by sionnsar
The Episcopal Missionary Church
has recently voted to join the Federation of Anglican Churches in the Americas (FACA)
. According to the articles, the federation has five tasks:
(1) Furthering mutual understanding of its member Provinces, Jurisdictions and Ministries with a view to eventual union when and if deemed practical;
(2) Propagating the truths of the gospel as articulated and practiced in the historic Anglican way;
(3) Taking appropriate public and private steps in common causes in order to speak with one voice and act in concert for the welfare and witness of member Provinces, Jurisdictions and parishes;
(4) Pursuing a communal and charitable relationship with the world-wide Anglican Communion; and
(5) Planting mission parishes in the Americas
I think I speak for all the other members (if I may) in saying that we are thrilled to be working with our brothers and sisters in Christ in the EMC through the federation for the greater glory of Our Lord Jesus Christ in this spiritually destitute world. May the Lord continue to bring about goodwill, unity, and charity among all orthodox Anglicans both here and abroad.
TOPICS: Mainline Protestant
posted on 02/07/2007 6:47:58 PM PST
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