(The State) Lowcountry S.C.congregations wrestle with whether to stay or go

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Some Lowcountry Episcopal congregations are still unsure if they will...[choose to reaffiliate] with the national Episcopal church or [stay with]... Episcopal Bishop Mark Lawrence....

Meanwhile, the presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, said she will come to Charleston on Jan. 25-26 to preside over a convention to elect a provisional bishop to replace Lawrence, who pulled out of the national church last month, taking a majority of the congregations of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina with him. Lawrence has been outspoken in his opposition to same sex blessings and contends the national church has lost its theological way.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts SchoriTEC ConflictsTEC Conflicts: South Carolina* Christian Life / Church LifeParish Ministry* Theology

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