The House of Bishops Meeting

I really want to write a post about the Episcopal Church House of Bishop Meeting. It begins today. All the Bishops (those with voice and vote in active ministry) will meet in New Orleans. The Archbishop of Canterbury is joining them (Rowan Williams). The hope and intent of this meeting to help Williams have a broader picture of what is really going on in the ECUSA. It seems Williams is functioning under some mis-understanding and mis-direction…He thinks the ECUSA is split 50/50 over the election of a partnered gay bishop. In reality it is more like 10% of the ECUSA is upset, 10% is thrilled, and the remaining 80% would like to stop talking about human sexuality and get on with doing ministry in the world.

But. I have another REALLY busy day. So. Maybe I can reflect on this later. In the meantime, prayers please. Prayers for a fruitful time over the next few days.


About Terri C Pilarski

I am an Episcopal priest serving a delightfully progressive, interesting, creative congregation. I have been married more than half my life to the same man. We have two grown children, plus two dogs and two cats, although the number of four legged household members changes from time to time. I love to garden, knit, read, and play on Facebook or with my blog. I have been a practitioner of daily meditation since I was nineteen. I practice yoga five days a week and walk every where I am able too.
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7 Responses to The House of Bishops Meeting

  1. Kievas says:

    “…the remaining 80% would like to stop talking about human sexuality and get on with doing ministry in the world.”Amen!

  2. Gannet Girl says:

    I will be eager to read your summaries and thoughts!

  3. Diane says:

    yes to the 80%. and prayers are going up to you.

  4. Barbara B. says:

    ditto what diane said 🙂

  5. Mrs. M says:

    Absolutely, prayers.

  6. Jennifer says:

    prayers, definitely!and I’m interested in what you’re thinking, when you have a few minutes free to think! 🙂

  7. Mary Beth says:

    I think your math is right on.Praying!

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