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  Church of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion.
The Church of England traces its formal corporate history from the 597 Augustinian mission, stresses its continuity and identity with the primitive universal Western church, and notes the consolidation of its particular independent and national character in the post-Reformation events of Tudor England.
In Scotland, the Church of Scotland is recognised in law (Church of Scotland Act 1921) as the "national church", but since 1929 it has not been "established" in the same manner as the Church of England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Church_of_England   (1539 words)

 Anglican Communion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There is no single "Anglican Church" since each national or regional church has full autonomy; as the name suggests, rather, the Anglican Communion is an association of these churches in full communion with each other and particularly with the Church of England, which may be regarded as the "mother church" of the worldwide communion.
Ever since the Church of England (which until the 20th century included the Church in Wales) broke from Rome in the reign of Henry VIII, it has thought of itself not as a new foundation but rather as a reformed continuation of the ancient "English church" and a reassertion of that church's rights.
By inviting the bishops of the Churches of England and Ireland, those of the semi-autonomous colonial churches, and those of the fully autonomous Episcopal Church in the United States of America, he set a precedent that they all could meet together despite the absence of universal legal ties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglican_Church   (1341 words)

In the Act of Union the Churches of England and Ireland are styled "the Protestant Episcopal Church", a name still retained by the Anglican Church in America.
By forming a catena of Anglican High Church divines of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries on one side, and a catena of certain Fathers on the other, it was hoped that a quasi-continuous chain of Catholic tradition could be made to connect the Anglican Church of their day with Catholic antiquity.
It was natural that this advance section of the Anglican Church should seek to ratify its position, and to escape from its fatal isolation, by desiring some scheme of corporate reunion and especially by endeavouring to obtain some recognition of the validity of its orders.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01498a.htm   (5574 words)

 The Church of England
From the time of the Elizabethan settlement on, the Church of England (the Anglican Church) attempted, with varying degrees of success, to consolidate its position both as a distinctive middle way between Catholicism and Puritanism and as the national religion of England.
Under Charles I, the "popish" High-Church policies of the Arminian William Laud alienated the Puritan wing of the Church, and after the victory of Cromwell's (frequently Puritan) parliamentarians over Charles's (frequently Catholic) Royalists in the Civil Wars of 1642-1651, the Anglican Church, by now the Church of England, was largely dismantled.
The Puritan emphasis on individualism, however, made the establishment of a national Presbyterian Church during the Interregnum impossible, and the Restoration of the Monarchy under Charles II in 1660 facilitated the re-establishment of the Anglican Church, purged of Puritans, who split into various dissenting factions.
www.victorianweb.org /religion/denom1.html   (626 words)

 Anglican Mainstream   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Anglican Mainstream is a community within the Anglican Communion committed to promote, teach and maintain the Scriptural truths on which the Anglican Church was founded and which guarantee its catholicity.
A proposal being discussed at the highest levels of the Church would mean that Dr Rowan Williams could forgo his role as the primary consecrator of bishops in the south of England, delegating the task to another bishop.
Anglican Mainstream has issued a letter to all Bishops, Archdeacons and Deans of the Church of England, calling on them to rethink their statement on and response to UK Civil Partnerships.
www.anglican-mainstream.net   (1156 words)

 Anglican Communion Network :: www.anglicancommunionnetwork.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The triennial Synod of the Church amended the language of our constitution so that those who are bent on creating a new religion in which anything goes, and have thereby chosen to walk a different path, may do so without us.
In consideration of recent events in our Church and the Anglican Communion, as the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Northern Indiana we endorse fully the Windsor Report and accept the primates' recommendations issued at their meeting in Dromantine in February 2005.
We strongly urge that the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, in a spirit of reconciliation and humility and in order to restore the full trust of our bonds of affection across the Communion, accept and implement the recommendations of the Windsor Report and Primates' Communiqué.
www.anglicancommunionnetwork.org /home/index.cfm   (987 words)

 titusonenine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Churches are called to be committed communities of discipleship and mission, places of friendship, mutual accountability and multi-voiced worship that sustain hope as we seek God’s kingdom together.
All Saints Anglican Church is one of 11 churches that have aligned with Lyons since the Episcopal Church in 2003 ordained an openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson, in New Hampshire.
Anglican bishops in Africa, Asia and Latin America, have denounced that action and withdrawn from the American church.
titusonenine.classicalanglican.net   (4912 words)

 Meaford - Christ Church Anglican   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Special and unique memorial windows at Christ Church were the inspiration of the Reverend Harold Appleyard, Rector of the Parish during World War 2.
He gathered fragments and received permission from local church authorities to have the glass leaded and returned to Christ Church as a memorial for Canadian men and women who served overseas.
The church is open during July and August from 2 pm to 4 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for viewing courtesy of members of the congregation.
www.meaford.com /town/church_anglican.htm   (217 words)

 The Anglican Domain: The Anglican Communion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These churches, while autonomous in their governance, are bound together by tradition, Scripture, and the inheritance they have received from the Church of England.
If an Anglican church is a member of the Anglican Communion, it is said to be "in communion", or "in communion with the See of Canterbury".
Otherwise it is said to be "not in communion." Generally, Anglican churches that are not in communion with the See of Canterbury have withdrawn because of doctrinal differences.
www.anglican.org /church/AngliComm.html   (367 words)

 Anglican Church Basel - Church of England Diocese in Europe: Basel, Switzerland
Anglican Church Basel - Church of England Diocese in Europe: Basel, Switzerland
We are a Church whose aim is to show the love of Christ in many and various ways among the English-speaking community in the Basel region.
Our worship services are rooted in the tradition of the Church of England, drawing on the old and the new, and with preaching and learning that relates the Christian faith to practical daily life.
www.anglicanbasel.ch   (152 words)

 Anglican Church Of Australia
Anglican Bishops, clergy and laity will gather in the Cowper Room, St Andrew’s House, Sydney Square, Sydney next Saturday 9th July, to elect a Primate who will take office until the next General Synod of the Church which will be held in 2007....
The Head of the Anglican Church in Australia, Archbishop Peter Carnley of Perth, has welcomed the report of the Eames Commission [known as the “Windsor Report”] as an important contribution to furthering Anglican unity in the face of unilateral actions by certain dioceses....
The Anglican Church should play a role in Australia’s response to an unfolding human crisis in the Pacific region, according to a discussion paper released by the Public Affairs Commission...
www.anglican.org.au /index.cfm?SID=4   (455 words)

 St. Pauls Anglican Church of the West End   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pauls Anglican Church, Vancouver, BC is located in the West End of Vancouver which is considered part the downtown area of the city.
For nearly a hundred years St. Pauls Anglican Church has been a symbol of the presence of God in the heart of the West End.
St Pauls Anglican Church of the West End is located on the corner of Jervis and Pendrell streets, in the heart of Vancouver's West End.
www.stpaulsanglican.bc.ca   (208 words)

 Anglicans seek gay bishop removal - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - May 20, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Should the denomination refuse to comply, the letter said the Episcopal Church eventually could be suspended, then expelled from the 70-million-member Anglican Communion, the worldwide church body of which the Episcopal Church is part.
A spokesman for the Episcopal Church downplayed the missive.
In January, on the eve of the installation of Bishop Henry Orombi of Uganda, the Africans wrote church headquarters in New York to say their delegation would not be "welcomed, received or seated" at the ceremony because of the Robinson consecration.
www.washtimes.com /national/20040520-022535-7175r.htm   (744 words)

 Anglican Church Music
This site aims to be a central source of information for Anglican and Episcopal church and cathedral music, with resources for church musicians, singers, congregation members, or anyone who enjoys this kind of music.
This section is a beginners guide to Anglican church music, but may also be of use to seasoned professionals.
It it full of information about different types of church service, the music that is performed in them.
www.churchmusic.org.uk /index.php   (244 words)

 Toongabbie Anglican Church, Sydney, Australia
Toongabbie Anglican Church is a medium-sized family church located in the Western suburbs of Sydney - serving the suburbs of Toongabbie, Old Toongabbie, Pendle Hill, Wentworthville, Girraween, Winston Hills and surrounding areas.
If you've read the article, you might be interested in the report of the Church Plant Task Group which has further details about the decision.
Concern that a church plant would cause a loss of momentum in the mother church ministries.
www.toongabbieanglican.org   (662 words)

 John Huss, Priest and Martyr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He received a master's degree from Charles University in Prague in 1396, became a professor of theology in 1398, was ordained to the priesthood in 1400, was made rector of the University in 1402, and in 1404 received a bachelor's degree in theology (presumably a more advanced degree than the term suggests today).
In 1305, under pressure from the King of France, the seat of the Popes was move from Rome to Avignon in France, where it remained for 70 years.
In 1436 a pact was signed, by which the Church in Bohemia was authorized to administer Chalice as well as Host to all communicants.
justus.anglican.org /resources/bio/7.html   (938 words)

 St. John's Anglican Church Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Johns is a mixture of old and new church families united by a common love for their church and God.
The existence of full-service Anglican Churches on the north shore of Lake Superior is somewhat of a miracle.
John's energy is divided between a focus on spiritual growth and mutual ministry, and various kinds of fundraising.
www.geocities.com /jsoverei50/index2.html   (154 words)

 The Anglican Domain: About our Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are many churches around the world that have the word Anglican in their name, and virtually all of them are indeed Christian churches in the Anglican tradition.
The Anglican Church is instead unified by tradition, belief, and agreement.
Some churches use the word "Anglican" or "Episcopal" in their name, but are not part of the Anglican Communion.
www.anglican.org /church   (195 words)

 Welcome to the official Web Site of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa
The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, is a constitutionally autonomous member of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia encompasses the area described by its title.
Publication: 'Anglican Taonga' (Treasure) is a publication affirming the unity and diversity of the Anglican community in these islands.
www.anglican.org.nz   (227 words)

 Church of Nigeria: Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
General Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) focusing on the theme: “THE BODY OF CHRIST” with
The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) redefines her relationship with all other Anglican churches
Anglican Church leaders call for an end to tribal sentiments in the country
www.anglican-nig.org /home.htm   (225 words)

 St. Martha and Marys :: an Anglican church in Leuven, Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Martha and Mary's of Bethany is a small Anglican congregation in the heart of Leuven, Belgium.
All that we do, all that we are, as Christians springs from this stupendous event in which the love of God in Christ leaps from the grave to the heights of heaven and draws us into the hope and joy and eternal life of a new creation.
When the church is introverted, marred by petty squabbles, failing to live by the Easter life which is its true identity, then it denies the very gift that through it God longs to give to the world.
www.watercourse.net /anglicanleuven   (2037 words)

 St Stephen's Anglican Catholic Church at ForMinistry.com - Introduction
Stephen's is a Christian community of traditionalists whose heritage is derived from the ancient Church of England.
Stephen's mission is to provide a Christian environment that nurtures: the parish family and church; spiritual growth, leadership and understanding; service to the community; and participation in the greater Church family.
As Bishop Queen states on their website, "The Old Catholic Church of the United States is not Roman Catholic, but Old Catholic, deriving its Faith and Practice from the Old Catholic Church of Utrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands, at the time it became separated from the Roman Catholic Communion.
fm2.forministry.com /church/home.asp?siteid=75080SSAC   (374 words)

 Anglican Communion:The Anglican Church of Canada
The Anglican Witness in Canada started in the eighteenth century with the Church Missionary Society and the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
The Church includes a large number of the original inhabitants of Canadaâ??Indians, Inuit, and Metiâ??and has been a strong advocate of their rights.
Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (formerly Cariboo)
www.anglicancommunion.org /tour/province.cfm?ID=C1   (86 words)

The Anglican Church of Canada is part of a world-wide Anglican Communion which includes the Episcopal Church, USA in the United States and the Church of England in England.
Priests in the Anglican Communion have blessed marriages, dogs, cats, buildings, apartments, houses, boats, cars, etc. However, as of 2004-JUN-1, they are not currently permitted to bless the relationships of committed, loving, gay or lesbian couples, except in one maverick diocese in British Columbia.
Historically, major ethical conflicts like the abolition of slavery, decriminalization of contraceptives, ordination of women, permitting inter-racial marriage, etc. have been settled first by liberal faith groups, and last by conservative groups.
www.religioustolerance.org /hom_ang.htm   (331 words)

 St Aidan's Anglican Church Windsor Ontario
The Congregation and Leadership of St. Aidan's Anglican Church, Windsor, Ontario ascribe to the Statement of faith found in the Montreal Declaration of Anglican Essentials
Please Note: These words are written, not as defiant testimony against the Anglican Church of Canada but to describe our conviction in the Word of God.
Warden’s Motion: Jeremy (Glajch) read a motion for the Parish of St. Aidan’s to affirm the Montreal Declaration of Anglican Essentials Conference and denounce same sex marriages, which has been condoned by the Anglican Church of Canada.
www.staidans.on.ca   (401 words)

 Welcome to the Ascension   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Anglican Church of the Ascension strives to be a welcoming church in an age where people are searching for meaning in the busy, materialistic and often impersonal world in which we live.
We are not a dogmatic church or a church which forcefully tells people what to believe.
As Anglicans, we have a strong commitment to explore and to wrestle through some of the thorny issues facing society.
home.vicnet.net.au /~eburwood   (232 words)

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