Louisville, Kentucky, Episcopal Minister to lead the American Cathedral in Paris

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Rev. Lucinda Laird, pastor of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, used to say she would never leave her job — unless she got a call to be pastor of the American Cathedral in Paris.

“It’s like saying, ‘Unless I fly to the moon,’ ” Laird said Friday. “It’s not possible.”

Except it is....

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Posted December 11, 2012 at 6:15 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. MichaelA wrote:

“In 2009, St. Matthew’s began blessing same-sex relationships, and the Episcopal Church has since authorized such ceremonies throughout the denomination.”

And this is the “priest” who has been picked to head the American Cathedral in Paris?

I am praying that the Lord will raise up orthodox Anglicans who have a heart for the gospel in Europe, and who are prepared to establish missions there which bypass or ignore the existing structures, in particular the TEC-affiliated churches.

Europe desperately needs the gospel, and I believe that Anglicanism is well-placed as a vehicle for the gospel which Europeans will respond to.

May it happen soon.

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