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  • Leaving A Church Behind [Congregation surrenders $7 mil property to leave Episcopal Church]

    12/31/2007 5:07:31 AM PST · by rhema · 60 replies · 1,175+ views
    Hartford Courant ^ | December 31, 2007 | KATIE MELONE
    It was the last Sunday service at Christ Church. Unable to go "further in a church that continued in a false gospel," the entire congregation, including the rector and church leaders, will sever ties with the national Episcopal Church and reform under a new name: New Hope Anglican Church. One of the "Connecticut six," the half-dozen churches in the state diocese that disagree with national leadership on departure of scripture, including the appointment of a gay bishop, the congregation will trade its historic building on the town green for a free community room at the Thomaston Savings Bank around the...
  • Church dismisses religious charges against Episcopal bishop (Connecticut 6)

    04/15/2007 9:25:25 PM PDT · by Huber · 15 replies · 445+ views
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A national review committee of the Episcopal Church has dismissed all the religious charges brought against Connecticut Bishop Andrew Smith by leaders of six conservative parishes, the bishop said Friday. The parishes had alleged, among other things, inappropriate application of church law in Smith's decision to support the Rev. V. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, the church's first openly gay bishop. Robinson's 2003 consecration divided the U.S. Episcopal Church and expanded the rift over gay issues among churches in the global Anglican Communion. Dubbed the "Connecticut Six," the priests had asked to be supervised by a...
  • Greg Griffith on church computer/website issues after Connecticut ["Battle Stations"]

    07/16/2005 7:42:19 AM PDT · by sionnsar · 2 replies · 772+ views
    Prydain ^ | 7/15/2005 | Will
    In view of the actions of Bishop Smith and his crew regarding the website and computer files of one of the "Connecticut Six" churches, Battle Stations by Greg Griffith of the Southern Anglican blog could be a most important read if you work with the website for a ECUSA church. One thing that I never would have thought about recommending someone consider is this: in light of the actions of Bishop Smith, if you are a volunteer webmaster who has developed or is developing your church's website, you may want to consider keeping the domain registration under your own name...