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- adjective Of or relating to the affairs of an
Anglicanchurch, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States.
- noun informal An adherent of an
Anglicanchurch, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States; properly, an Episcopalian.
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In order to meet this objection, and stop the mouths of these gainsayers, it will be necessary to inquire into the origin of a Bishop, and thereby find out from, whence the term Episcopal arose.
A Short Account of the Rise and Progress of the African M. E. Church in America, Written by Christopher Rush, Superintendent of the Connexion, with the Aid of George Collins. Also, a Concise View of Church Order or Government, from Scripture, and from Some of the Best Authors on the Subject of Church Government, Relative to Episcopacy.
According to the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM), 10,000 people a day leave the Catholic Church and around 8000 each day convert to Protestantism.
The congregation called the Episcopal Church's demand "mean-spirited" and an attempt to deny "the freedom of religious affiliation."
(Interesting side note being that the Anglican Church of which the American branch is called Episcopal is only here as an historical relic of the need for Henry VIII to get a divorce.)
In proportion to its numbers, it will be seen that the Episcopal is the wealthiest of all Churches; and yet we find complaint made of the insufficiency of the support for their ministers.
Church described in the Pastoral Epistles supports the belief that the threefold ministry, which we now call Episcopal organization, is of apostolic origin, it does not prove that these Epistles are forgeries.
Jim Naughton, who runs a blog called Episcopal Cafe and is a supporter of the ordination of lesbian and gay Christians in the Episcopal Church, said Righter took a stand knowing it was going to cause him significant personal turmoil.
Anyone interested in purchasing a birdhouse, please call Episcopal Day School at (956)
Williams, proposed that dissident provinces, namely The Episcopal Church, should not participate in the ecumenical dialogues in which the communion is formally engaged.
As at this point, All Saints 'Fort Worth and the other purported organizers of this "new diocese" are still member churches and congregations of the entity known as the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth under the Rt. Rev. Jack Leo Iker (Diocesan Bishop) in the Province of the Southern Cone, a bona fide province in the Worldwide Anglican Communion.