CoGS News - July 15, 2019

General Synod 2019 — #GS2019

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  • Church grapples with pain after marriage canon vote—with new developments possible
    via Anglican Journal
    Anglican Journal staff writer Matt Gardner offers this comprehensive glimpse of the aftermath of General Synod’s failure to pass an amendment to the marriage canon—with an exploration of what might come next and prayers from delegates here in Vancouver.
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  • Reconciliation an ‘ongoing process,’ General Synod hears
    via Anglican Journal
    One of the first steps individuals can take towards reconciliation is getting to know the residential school that once stood nearest you and what communities were affected by it, members of General Synod heard July 11.
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  • General Synod passes justice resolutions, receives apology at July 13 session
    via Anglican Journal
    General Synod passed four resolutions on the evening of July 13, following presentations from Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Foundation of Canada and the Council of the North. The subject of the previous day’s vote on same-sex marriage also briefly returned to the floor.
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  • A General Synod gospel jamboree: What to expect
    via Anglican Journal
    Among the busy schedule of #GS2019 is an event characterized by spontaneity and connection to the Holy Spirit: a gospel jamboree.
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  • Statement from Bishop Ron Cutler
    Diocese of Nova Scotia & PEI
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  • Anglican Church rejects same-sex marriage amendment; will not add policy to national laws
    via National Post
    The Anglican Church of Canada has voted down a proposal to bless same-sex marriage across the denomination, though branches of the church in each province will still be able to make up their own minds on the matter.
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  • Anglican Church of Canada says no to same-sex marriage
    via CTV News
    Although more than 80 per cent of Anglican laity and more than 70 per cent of clergy voted in favour of permitting same-sex marriage in the church, the total among bishops fell short.
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  • "It was a lament": Anglicans in N.S. react to church decision on same-sex marriage
    via CBC
    Many Nova Scotian Anglicans are reacting with dismay and anger to their national church body's decision not to recognize same-sex marriage.
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  • Anglican Church rejects same-sex marriage in Vancouver vote
    via Vancouver Sun
    The Anglican Church of Canada has defeated a motion allowing for same-sex marriages, despite overwhelming support from both the denomination’s laity and clergy.
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  • A Major Church In Canada Just Voted Against Same-Sex Marriage And Canadians Are Devastated
    via Narcity
    The vote did not pass after less than two-thirds of the bishops voted in favour.
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News

  • Victoria church joins digital age, takes donations by plastic
    via CBC
    Christ Church Cathedral installs kiosk so parishioners can donate with debit and credit cards.
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Video

  • Church packed as community shows support of gay marriage
    via CTV London
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Blog

  • Arduous
    Sisterhood of Saint John the Divine Companion Kelsea shares her feelings about #GS2019 in her blog post from Friday.
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