Wednesday, March 14, 2007

titusonenine | Resolution and Sense of the Vestry of the Church of the Redeemer in Morristown, NJ

The genius of Anglicanism is that it was founded on the premise that we could agree to disagree; that we are all family, that we are all welcome at the table and that we do not always have to believe the same things or say the same things to belong. Now, we are being asked to define Anglicanism as the exclusion of our GLBT brothers and sisters. We must, therefore, ask at what cost will we remain in the Anglican Communion? We cannot place some on a sacrificial altar for the supposed good of the whole or there is no whole. We must as a simple matter of justice stand together; even with those and for those among us who cannot stand on their own out of fear of retribution for whom it is God created them to be.

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