Category Archives: methodist

Methodists and Anglicans ‘close enough for unity’


  Monday 23 March 2015   To access the full Church Times online archive please log in above with your Church Times user email & password UK > Methodists and Anglicans ‘close enough for unity’ by Madeleine Davies Posted: 20 … Continue reading

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Apostolic succession extended to Methodist Church by Church of Ireland


 The Church of England Newspaper, June 20, 2014 June 26, 2014 I have no comment on this action.  Make your own conclusions. Fr. Orthohippo                     Posted by geoconger in Church of England Newspaper, Church of Ireland, Methodism. Tags: apostolic succession add … Continue reading

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Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley surprised many people when he asked Rev. Anne Robertson, a pastor in the United Methodist Church, to anoint his forehead with consecrated water


The Photo Of Rev Anne Robertson And Cardinal Sean O’Malley That Sent Shock Waves Through The Internet (And Church) Thank you to Fr. Smuts for finding this. January 17, 2014 Rev. Anne Robertson was the only female clergy member to assist … Continue reading

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Helpful Intercommunion, Catholic Permissions


Mandela received Communion from a Catholic priest while imprisoned on Robben Island 12 December 2013 11:59 by Christopher Lamb and Sarah Parsons Original article from Home Catholic Channel The Deacon’s Bench Nelson Mandela regularly received Communion from a Catholic priest while … Continue reading

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How and Why Theology and Exegesis may Change : One Denomination’s’s Challenge.


Council of Bishops requests complaint against Talbert November 15, 2013 (Stained class is from Trinity Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, Mi, Fr. Orthohippo’s childhood church.) by United Methodist News Service Original Article By Heather Hahn* LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) — After … Continue reading

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United Methodists, Pessimism and God’s Surprises


This article applies to a number of denominations.  It is not unique with Methodists.  Elements of it can be found in various Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Evangelical, and other Protestant groups, not to mention the various splinter groups. Fr. Orthohippo Being … Continue reading

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THE PRIEST, PASTOR, OR MINISTER VERSUS THEIR CONGREGATION Part 1 ARE YOU REALLY IN TOUCH?


     Just what is a priest (pastor, minister)?  Each denomination or independent congregation or organization has a codified (formal or informal) list of what constitutes a religious, as opposed to a congregant or ordinary person. These lists define and spell … Continue reading

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