Bishop visit to North Carolina

April 12th 2015 – Easter I

The Rt Rev. Steven Murrell visited the parish of the Holy Trinity, Huntersville, NC where he preached and presided at the invitation of the Rev. Patrick Maclean, OSSP, who is Rector of the Parish.

Episcopal visits to North Carolina and Maryland

March 22nd 2015 – Passion Sunday.

Archbishop Peter Robinson preached and pontificated at Christ the King, Linwood, NC, during his visitation to the parish.

Also on March 22nd, the Rt. Rev. Steven Murrell, Assistant Bishop of the Missionary Diocese of the East visited St John’s Anglican Church, St Mary’s Co., MD where he preached and presided.

Standing Committee meeting

March 21st 2015 – The Commemoration of Thomas Ken, and the Martyrdom of Thomas Cranmer

Archbishop Robinson presided over a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Missionary Diocese of the East held at Christ the King Anglican Church, Linwood (Lexington), NC.  The meeting discussed the immediate mission goals of the diocese, and also interviewed two deacons who desire to be advanced to the presbyterate.  The Archbishop preached and celebrated the Eucharist at the beginning of the days proceedings, and also led Evening Prayer at the end of the day.  The Rev. Robert Ledbetter, and the Rev. Wayne Ogg were both approved for ordination as presbyters in the Missionary Diocese of the East, UECNA, and plans were formulated for a clergy retreat later in the year.  

Episcopal visit to California

December 14th 2014

The Most Rev. Peter D. Robinson visited St Patrick’s Anglican Church, Highland, CA, and received eleven people into the UECNA.

Missionary Diocese of the West 2014 Convocation

October 25th 2014

The Diocesan Convocation of the Missionary Diocese of the West met at St Jude’s Church, 8245 E Seneca St., Tucson.  The meeting was chaired by the Most Rev. Peter D. Robinson, the Bishop of the Missionary Diocese.  Full details will be published in the Lent edition of Glad Tidings.

Presiding Bishop addresses AEC General Convention

October 22nd 2014

The Most Rev. Peter D. Robinson, Presiding Bishop of the United Episcopal Church of North America, gave the key note address at the General Convention of the Anglican Episcopal Church, United States, at the invitation of the AECUS’ Presiding Bishop, the Rt. Rev. George Conner.  Bishop Robinson took as his subject the ‘The Problem of Authority in Modern Anglicanism’ tracing the modern doctrinal crises in Anglicanism back to their nineteenth century origins.  Bishop Robinson’s talk also proposed a remedy – a return to the doctrinal standards of Anglicanism as set out in the Articles of Religion, the historic Book of Common Prayer, and the Homilies.  The meeting was hosted by St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Pensicola, FL.

Missionary Diocese of the South & Ozarks 2014 Convocation

September 13th 2014

The Missionary Diocese of the South and Ozarks held its Convocation at St Joseph Anglican Church, Branson, MO.  A full report will appear in the November 2014 edition of “Glad Tidings.” 

Missionary Diocese of the West 2014 Convocation

August 6th 2014

The District Convocation for the Missionary District of the West will meet at St Jude’s Anglican Church, 8245 E Seneca St., Tucson AZ 85715, on Saturday 25th October 2014.  Details will be forthcoming shortly.

Episcopal visit in North Carolina

July 27th 2014

The Presiding Bishop officiated and preached at Morning Prayer at All Saints’ Anglican Church, Barracks Road, Hillsborough, NC.  This was his first visit to the parish since the retirement of Bishop Stephen Reber who had been the Rector of All Saints’ since 1994.  Bishop Robinson was assisted by the Rev. Paul Kelly and the Rev. Stephen Reeves.

Missionary Diocese of the East 2014 Convocation

July 26th 2014

The Convocation of the Missionary District of the East met at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Huntersville, NC on Saturday July 26th.  Canons were approved for the governance of the Missionary District, and a Council of Advice and Board of Examining Chaplains were elected.  The former Bishop of the Missionary District, the Rt. Rev. Joseph H. Dobson, was voted Bishop Emeritus.  The day had opened at 9.45am with Morning Prayer and Communion at which the Presiding Bishop celebrated; and closed with Evening Prayer and Sermon at 3pm.