(Beacon Journal) Ohio Anglican congregations moving forward after losing church buildings

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Holy Spirit congregation is among five Northeast Ohio parishes that were displaced after a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge ruled that the church properties they occupied belonged to the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio.

The five congregations — Holy Spirit; St. Luke’s, Fairlawn; St. Barnabas, Bay Village; St. Anne in the Fields, Madison; and Church of the Transfiguration, Cleveland — left the Episcopal Church in 2003 and realigned with the Anglican Communion.

The split grew from disagreements over biblical teaching on salvation and other issues, including homosexuality....

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalAnglican Church in North America (ACNA)* Christian Life / Church LifeParish Ministry* Culture-WatchLaw & Legal Issues

Posted January 29, 2012 at 2:30 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. MichaelA wrote:

That’s TEC for you: sue the congregation then let the building stand idle and empty.

Liberals are incapable of building churches.

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