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Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 11:12am

  The first Lambeth Conference was convened in 1867 by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Charles Thomas Longley over an “internal problem” in the fledgling Anglican Church of South Africa.  The Bishop of Cape Town had deposed Bishop John William Colenso for his writings that allegedly “contravened and subverted the Catholic Faith.”  Colenso appealed to the English courts, and was reinstated.  There were then two Bishops claiming jurisdiction in the same diocese, and Archbishop Longley became convinced the matter had grave implications for the entire Communion.  A significant number of the Bishops refused to attend that first Lambeth Conference, believing its authorit

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Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 1:30pm

St. Edward’s Episcopal Church in Mount Dora recently awarded almost $5,000 in scholarships to eight recent graduates from Mount Dora High School:

❏ Stephanie Miller, daughter of Doug and Nancy Woodard, who plans to attend Florida Gulf Coast University and pursue an athletic-training program.

 ❏ Pierce Schwalb, son of Andrew and Diane Schwalb, plans to attend Rollins College and major in business.

 ❏ Kathryn Smith, daughter of Barbara Smith, plans to attend Lake-Sumter Community College and then the University of Florida and major in education.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 12:46pm
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 5:49pm

In the wake of the death of Trayvon Martin on February 12, 2012 in Sanford, a forum will be sponsored by The Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, the church’s Anti-Racism Committee, Minority Ministries Commission and the Union of Black Episcopalians, at Church of the Holy Cross, Sanford.

The purpose of the forum, beginning 9 a.m. on February 16, is to show support for our Episcopal family in the Sanford community and the people of Sanford, planners said. A panel discussion, “Bringing the Good News Through Repentance, Redemption and Reconciliation,” will be led by the Right Rev. Gregory O. Brewer, Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida.

Absalom Jones Day

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 5:40pm

In mid-December, The Daughters of the King in Central Florida received an unusual request for help as preparations were underway for the institution of a new chapter in Augsburg, Germany — the first at German churches of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe (

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 6:31am

Laure Lee and Bishop Greg Brewer were treated to a rousing, music-saturated visit to St. John's Episcopal Church, Kissimmee, on Nov. 11, 2012.

The day also marked the birthday of Rector the Rev. Cecil D. Radcliffe III, whose energetic and spirit-filled contemporary service had attendees on their feet, clapping, singing and praising God with true enthusiasm.

Bishop Brewer confirmed and received 29 new members.

After the service, a traditional Caribbean-themed luncheon packed the parish hall.

The readings:


Friday, October 10, 2008 - 5:37pm

Paul Boehm, a member of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Titusville, is calling for volunteers to work on Kairos teams, visiting inmates at Central Florida prisons.

 “I will be the leader for Kairos #63 at Tomoka October 23-26 and my friend Carla Rhodes, also of St. Gabriel’s, will be the leader of the ladies Kairos #10 at Lowell November 4-7,” Mr. Boehm said.

 Tomoka Correctional Institution is near Daytona Beach and Lowell Correctional Institution is in Ocala.

Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 11:23am

“Started with my family for Sewanee, Tenn.,” writes Bishop William Crane Gray in his diary for July 22, 1895 “to attend meeting of Trustees of the University of the South.” Two days later he had arrived at Sewanee “after a most delightful ride through Middle Tennessee.” The university is situated on 10,000 acres atop the Cumberland plateau, an idyllic setting for its students to study learn, and live.

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