House of Deputies

of The Episcopal Church
Daily archives: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Making Safe the Road from Jericho to Jerusalem: The Elmina Consultation

Gay Jennings and five others

In mid-September, a group of African Anglicans, members of other African churches, and Episcopalians held a consultation on the Bible and sexuality in Elmina, Ghana.  House of Deputies President Gay Clark Jennings and Deputies Brian Baker, Lowell Grisham, Fredrica Harris Thompsett, and Bonnie Perry participated in the meeting, which was held at the invitation of…
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“Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor:” African Anglicans in the Service of the Common Good with LGBTI brothers and sisters

In 2015, the General Convention passed Resolution A051 in support of African Anglicans who are advocating against anti-LGBT violence and who are offering generous biblical interpretations that affirm the dignity of LGBTI people. In this article, Professor Masiiwa Ragies Gunda of Zimbabwe surveys the work underway among Anglicans in Africa to support LGBTI people. Introduction…
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