Bishop Parsley Ponders The Implications For Sewanee Due To The Departure Of The Diocese Of Ft. Worth
Sunday, November 23, 2008 • 5:32 pm
I’m betting Bishop Iker has the answer to his questions.
A message from Rt. Rev. Henry Parsley
Chancellor of the University
We at Sewanee are concerned by the news that a majority of the delegates to the 26th Annual Convention of the Diocese of Fort Worth, one of the 28 owning dioceses of the University of the South, voted on Saturday, Nov. 15, to withdraw from the Episcopal Church and to align with the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone.
We will be communicating with our elected trustees from Ft. Worth and with the continuing members of the Episcopal Church there as we work to discern the implications of this action.
The Board of Trustees will work through its committee structure to respond to these issues, most likely by the Board’s annual meeting in October 2009.
We bid your prayers for our sisters and brothers in Fort Worth and for the unity of the Church.
Hat tip: Jacobsladder
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