Tomorrow, the 1st of July, my two children - Christopher and Alexandra - are being baptized together. They will be surrounded by faithful friends we've called to be their godparents (so, a Catholic, some Anglicans and an evangelical walk into a bar...) and the good people of Holy Trinity, Ocean Beach who have welcomed us into their fold these past six months.   (read more...)
From Virtue Online: http://www.virtueonline.org/portal/modules/news/article.php?storyid=6251
I spoke with a lawyer who practiced law in California for almost 40 years, before leaving the area. He said this. "The judgment in favor of the three parishes was based on a summary dismissal (granted on a motion as opposed to following trial). The judgment was based on the application of the anti-SLAPP statute, a statute specific to California. The Court of Appeals has held that the trial court improperly applied the statute in granting judgment to the three parishes against the Diocese of Los Angeles. The options open to the parishes at this time are three:
A General Membership meeting of the AAC/SD will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ocean Beach on Saturday, June 30 at 9 a.m. For refreshments and 9:30 for discussion of the Common Cause Theology Statement. We will also hear about new missions initiatives in Vietnam.