We are thankful for the clarity in the Report of the House of Bishops of the Church of England (Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations) which today reaffirmed marriage as a lifelong union of one man and one woman. This was affirmed by the Primates who gathered in Canterbury last year. […]
From 8-10 October 2016, members of the Scottish Anglican Network are delighted to welcome the Most Revd Foley Beach and the Revd Canon Andrew Gross of the Anglican Church in North America. They will meet with church leaders around the country and at 10.30am on Sunday Archbishop Beach will preach at St Thomas’, Corstorphine. • […]
On 10 June 2016, at the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church General Synod, those Anglican followers of Jesus in Scotland who are biblically orthodox on marriage made the positive case for keeping Canon 31 as it is. This would have maintained marriage as “a physical, spiritual and mystical union of one man and […]
Bishops of the Global Anglican Future Conference (Gafcon) are prepared to provide episcopal oversight for Scottish Episcopalians who believe that this morning’s vote by the Church’s General Synod in favour of same-sex marriage is unbiblical. The offer came in a ‘Letter to Faithful Anglicans’ sent last week and released today by the Scottish Anglican Network.
In June the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church will return to the proposal to change its Canon 31 on Marriage, removing the reference to “one man and one woman”, a step it prepared for in the equivalent meeting last year, writes Oliver O’Donovan.