Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Moravian province enters into communion with Episcopal Church

On September 10th, the Southern Province of the Moravian Church adopted a measure to enter into full communion with the Episcopal Church. Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts welcomed the news of the Moravian vote. She said this move will make the Episcopal Church better able to serve those who are in need.

According to the Rt. Rev. Wayne Burkette, a Moravian bishop and outgoing Provincial Elders' Conference president, "full communion" between the two denominations acknowledges the essential unity of the two groups as disciples of Jesus Christ.

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