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Patriarch Visits Open Homes Fellowship

Patriarch Visits Open Homes Fellowship

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church March 5, 2010 at 10:54 pm Comments are Disabled

This past Wednesday evening Archbishop Craig Bates and his wife Cathy visited Open Homes Fellowship, which is a parish of the Society of St. Dismas. Four new members of the church were confirmed into the CEC, and the Patriarch preached a powerful message of hope and encouragement to the membersRead More

Report from the Spring 2010 House of Bishops (USA)

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church March 4, 2010 at 4:32 pm Comments are Disabled

The North American House of Bishops (HOB) meet March 2–4, 2010 in Orlando FL. Bishops present at the meeting were Abp. Craig Bates, the Primate of the North American Church, Abp. Douglas Woodall, Bp. Douglas Kessler, Bp. Michael Davidson, Bp. Philip Weeks, Bp. Gene Lilly, Bp. David Simpson, Bp. DavidRead More

Trust God

Trust God

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church March 4, 2010 at 12:31 pm Comments are Disabled

This morning Archbishop Bates delivered the sermon at the Eucharist to begin the third day of the House of Bishops. The message is posted here. Archbishop Craig Bates – file photo Trust God © copyright 2010 – ICCEC. This file may not be reposted

USA House of Bishops Day 2

USA House of Bishops Day 2

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church March 3, 2010 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

The second day of the House of Bishops meeting opened with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist, and Archbishop Bates gave the homily, which is posted below. Archbishop Craig Bates –file photo Doing God’s Will – God’s Way © copyright 2010 – ICCEC. This file may not be reposted

Archbishop Bates’ Statement to the US House of Bishops

Archbishop Bates’ Statement to the US House of Bishops

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church March 2, 2010 at 6:58 pm Comments are Disabled

On March 2, 2010, Archbishop Craig Bates, Primate of the North American Church made this statement to the House of Bishop’s during the opening Eucharist. Primate’s Address US House of Bishops Spring 2010 © copyright 2010 – ICCEC. This file may not be reposted Primate’s Address US House of BishopsRead More

Father Ritsbek elected Chair of Theological Commission in Estonia

Father Ritsbek elected Chair of Theological Commission in Estonia

CEC Communications, CEC misc., CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church March 1, 2010 at 12:12 am Comments are Disabled

Tallinn, Estonia Thursday, February 25, 2010, at the meeting of the Estonian Council of Churches, The Very Rev Dr Heigo Ritsbek, Vicar General of the CEC of Estonia, was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Theological Commission of The Estonian Council of Churches. The Council consists of 10 member denominations:Read More

St. Michael’s Academy Cheerleaders Take 2nd Place In West Coast Competition

St. Michael’s Academy Cheerleaders Take 2nd Place In West Coast Competition

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 28, 2010 at 11:06 pm Comments are Disabled

By Jennifer Perrott Juggling football, basketball, competition, and school would make anyone break, but not the Saint Michael’s Academy cheerleaders. Seven girls earned the respect of the school, community, and fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders Association. Cheering for every football game, basketball game and on Feb. 27, 2010 taking 2nd placeRead More

KidsPraise! Produces Play

KidsPraise! Produces Play

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 25, 2010 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

For about six years, the church’s children’s group KidsPraise! has met every Wednesday night. In September 2008, the group began to discuss the idea of kings and of brides; and more specifically, the King and the Bride. As this teaching went on, the Lord impressed it upon Deacon David inRead More

Intercessor Women’s Ministry Studies Contemplative Prayer

Intercessor Women’s Ministry Studies Contemplative Prayer

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 25, 2010 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

By Reine Bethany The Women’s Ministry of the Cathedral Church of the Intercessor has just completed a four-month Bible study that trained its participants in contemplative prayer. “Be Still,” a Bible study developed by the Willow Creek Association (willowcreek.com), shows how to incorporate contemplative prayer techniques into the busy scheduleRead More

Cathedral of the King Begins Family Bible Institute

Cathedral of the King Begins Family Bible Institute

CEC News February 23, 2010 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Cathedral Church of the King Olathe, KS WANTED by the FBI — You! Yes, The F. B. I. wants your family! The Family Bible Institute is training ‘Agents’ at Cathedral Church of The King, 728 North Stevenson St. in Olathe, Kansas. Bishop Michael Davidson and Deacon Steve Phelps will beRead More

A Son Born to Bishop and Irene Nitonde!

A Son Born to Bishop and Irene Nitonde!

CEC Burundi, CEC Communications, CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 21, 2010 at 9:56 pm Comments are Disabled

By The Most Rev Dieudonné Nitonde Bujumbura, Burundi Peace and love from heaven be with everywhere and all the time. I want to let you know that I and my wife Irene had a baby on 22 January 2010 at 13:00. The day before, we entered the hospital because theRead More

Estonian Vicar General’s Pilgrimage to Holy Land

Estonian Vicar General’s Pilgrimage to Holy Land

CEC Communications, CEC misc., CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 20, 2010 at 10:12 pm Comments are Disabled

by The Very Rev Dr Heigo Ritsbek February 15-19, 2010 a delegation of Estonian Church leaders visited Israel by the invitation and sponsorship of the Ministry of Culture in Israel. The Very Rev Dr Heigo Ritsbek, Vicar General of The Charismatic Episcopal Church of Estonia, was one of the membersRead More

Shrove Tuesday Observed at St. Michael’s, CA

Shrove Tuesday Observed at St. Michael’s, CA

CEC News February 20, 2010 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

By Andrew Kennedy Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday and Pancake Day, is quite an event! It takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday. It’s a day of penitence, to clean the soul, and a day of celebration; one last feast as we prepare for the season ofRead More

Ashes on the Heart

Ashes on the Heart

CEC News February 17, 2010 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

by Father Kenneth Tanner During the nearly six years I worked for Touchstone Magazine, the daily commute ranged from the far western suburbs of Chicago to its downtown “Loop” by train and then up Milwaukee Avenue (by subway or bus) to the Northwest side, a minimum of ninety minutes oneRead More

Lenten Letter from Patriarch Bates

Lenten Letter from Patriarch Bates

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 16, 2010 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

We now enter the great season of Lent, when the Church calls us to a season of fasting, prayer, self-examination, penance, and spiritual reflection in preparation for the solemnity of Holy Week and the events of our Lord’s Passion and Resurrection. This is far more than a mere recalling ofRead More