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Orthodox Episcopal Church Debuts This Weekend in Chicago
10/14/2005 | The Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches

Posted on 10/14/2005 7:51:24 AM PDT by 2Jim_Brown

Dear Friends,

Christ the Victor Episcopal Church, a new mission church plant of The Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches (, is holding its first public eucharist service on Sunday, October 16, 2005 at 5:15 p.m. at the library of the United Church of Rogers Park, 1545 W. Morse Ave., Chicago, IL 60626. We are a traditional Anglican church that promotes the Gospel of Jesus, The 10 Commandments, and the traditional family. Contact:

You are invited!

We are a home for traditional Episcopalians, Methodists, Presbyterians and others here in Illinois, Southern Wisconsin and Northern Indiana who are frustrated with the ultra-liberal agenda of those churches -- and seeking the traditional Gospel of Jesus Christ.

KEYWORDS: anglican; chicago; ecusa; episcopalian; protestant
The CEEC is a traditional Anglican church body with several hundred churches in the U.S., and church missions in India, Russia, Africa, Australia, and Latin America.
1 posted on 10/14/2005 7:51:26 AM PDT by 2Jim_Brown
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To: 2Jim_Brown

I don't know too much about this first hand, but a friend of ours has been pastor of the Evangelical Episcopal Church in Greenwich, Connecticut, for some years.

He was disbarred by his bishop on a number of disputed points, of which the chief was that he refused to preach that homosexuality is a Good Thing.

As a former Episcopalian myself, I had thought that the Anglican Church was broad and tolerant enough to contain almost any range of differences, but the American bishops have been absolutely determined to force a split on their church, and they seem to be succeeding.

2 posted on 10/14/2005 7:57:14 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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3 posted on 10/14/2005 8:54:37 AM PDT by NYer (“Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion")
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To: Cicero

Dear Cicero,

You are quite a learned and intelligent man -- as your name indicates.

The Episcopal Church of the USA has indeed forced out all who believe in the Gospel of Jesus as taught for nearly 2,000 years -- until about 1975 when the "gay revolution" occurred.

Now we traditional Episcopalians are seeking refuge with like-minded bishops.

I am not surprised your priest friend was thrown out of ECUSA for refusing to preach about gays -- they won't even ordain priests these days unless they pledge that they believe being gay is great.

Please know that you are welcome at our church -- as are all. We are all sinners in need of God's help. We cannot pretend otherwise.

4 posted on 10/14/2005 10:02:53 AM PDT by 2Jim_Brown
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Thanks. I'm a Catholic now, but I was raised Episcopalian and was a High Anglican, I guess you'd say, until I converted in college. But I owe a great deal to my Episcopal upbringing, and will always be grateful for it. I'm sad to see the troubles ECUSA is going through.

5 posted on 10/14/2005 12:17:30 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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Thanks to NYer for the ping. Don't know anything about the CEEC yet, but...

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6 posted on 10/14/2005 5:42:28 PM PDT by sionnsar (†† || (To Libs:) You are failing to celebrate MY diversity! || Iran Azadi)
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7 posted on 10/15/2005 6:28:55 AM PDT by Fifth Business
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