How Supply Priests Helped Save The Episcopal Church in South Carolina

For those who may wish to delve into the story of how a traditionalist bishop took his diocese out of the Episcopal Church, and how the liberal parishioners who were not part of that movement re-formed new communities, and how “supply” priests helped them find a way forward.

When the history of The Episcopal Church in the twenty-first century is written, much attention will be paid to the large-scale effects of “Anglican Realignment.

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Two Episcopal Churches Vandalized With Racist Messages

This is from the week after the election. Thankfully, no further stories have come out about vandalism at Episcopal churches, or at other “liberal Christian” houses of worship.

Content Warning: racist, antisemitic, and homophobic language used in vandalism. Episcopal churches in Maryland and Indiana were vandalized with pro-Trump, racist messages last night.

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In better news, an Islamic mosque was hit with messages of love and support.

Diana Butler Bass published a piece in the Washington Post about how this Advent feels quite blue, rather than red and green or purple and pink. And she points out that blue is a color of both night and day.

Blue HOPE Advent Banner

We begin Advent with our hopes high, but in hopeful blue rather than penitential purple. And perhaps we’ll begin to bring them into clearer focus as we go towards the Nativity. Keep hope burning brightly, as we journey toward the Nativity in a somewhat “blue mood.”

Bishop Jeffrey Visits October 30

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Our bishop, the Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, will join us for our 10:00AM service on Sunday, October 30th for his Episcopal Visitation.

All are welcome and encouraged to join us!

Bishop Lee is a warm, inviting, and talented leader, and we always look forward to his visits. If you have not yet had an opportunity to meet and visit with him, you will on October 30th!