Saturday, November 04, 2006

Episcopal Majority Proclaims Support for Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori

Press Release
November 4, 2006

The Episcopal Majority held its first national meeting on the weekend the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori was installed as the 27th Presiding Bishop -- and the first female -- of the Episcopal Church of the United States. "We chose to meet at this time to show our unconditional support for the new Presiding Bishop," said the Rev. David K. Fly of the Diocese of Missouri. He was elected president and spokesperson for the group.

Episcopalians from 47 dioceses met to adopt a resolution of purpose: to embolden and encourage all the faithful of the Church. Fly said, "The organization celebrates the vitality of the Episcopal Church we love." Workshops considered ways The Episcopal Majority strengthens advocacy and provides opportunities for expressions of support to the Episcopal Church in the United States.


Anonymous Widening Gyre said...

So by "unconditional," should we assume that your group is supportive of B033, which was largely the work of the new PB? That would certainly follow from the assumption that the majority spoke at General Convention 2006, right?

11/06/2006 1:10 PM  

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