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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

Christian David Curtis Celebrates One Year

CEC News, Pro-Life February 13, 2010 at 2:01 am Comments are Disabled

The congregation of Church of the Holy Redeemer in Rochester Hills, MI is thanking God and rejoicing on the first birthday of Christian David Curtis. Although doctors encouraged his parents to abort him, Christian was born to Dana and David Curtis on February 13, 2009. Christian was ultimately born 91Read More

Appalachian Christmas Mission

Appalachian Christmas Mission

CEC News February 10, 2010 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

The CEC parish Christ the Redeemer recently participated with over 20 churches in our area through Praise Ministries International to help create a Christmas for the people of Booneville, Kentucky. This county is the third poorest in the United States, where the unemployment rate is 47 percent. CTR was introducedRead More

Pray for Food in Southern Sudan

CEC Communications, CEC News, CEC Sudan, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 7, 2010 at 1:48 am Comments are Disabled

Bishop Tom Kokanyi of Southern Sudan wrote to ask for our concerted prayers for the hunger spreading throughout Southern Sudan. The UN’s World Food Program recently reported that the number of people needing food aid in Southern Sudan has quadrupled to 4.3 million. Tragically, Fathers Manase and Anderiko, two CECRead More

Patriarch’s Council – report of day 3

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 4, 2010 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

After the morning Eucharist, the agenda of the council today began a briefing from the Patriarch’s Office reporting on the work of the strategic planning working group. At last year’s meeting of the council, the following statement was adopted as a sign of our international unity: Each church will tithe,Read More

Patriarch’s Council – Day 3

Patriarch’s Council – Day 3

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 4, 2010 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Bishop Douglas Kessler The Patriarch’s Council began this morning with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Bishop Douglas Kessler delivered the homily, which is posted below. Our Unquenchable Quest © copyright 2010 – ICCEC. This file may not be reposted

CEC Church Participates in Atlanta’s Pro-life March

CEC Church Participates in Atlanta’s Pro-life March

CEC Communications, Pro-Life February 3, 2010 at 6:49 pm Comments are Disabled

On Friday January 22nd, several members of St. Michael’s in Thomaston, GA gathered with what was described as a “sea” of others in Atlanta, GA for the “Together for Life” silent march. At this event, all were encouraged by Atlanta’s Roman Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory to not forget the sanctityRead More

Patriarch’s Council – report of day 2

CEC News February 3, 2010 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Attending this years Patriarch’s Council are the following members of the Council: Archbishop Craig Bates, Archbishop Loren Thomas Hines, Archbishop Douglas Woodall, Archbishop Charles Jones, Bishop Douglas Kessler, Bishop Yuhanna Prakash, Bishop Bernard Njoroge, Archbishop Paulo Garcia, Bishop Michael Davidson, Fr. James House. Others present: Bishop Gene Lilly,Bishop Gregory Ortiz,Read More

Patriarch’s Council – Day 2

Patriarch’s Council – Day 2

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 3, 2010 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Bishop Michael Davidson The Patriarch’s Council began this morning with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Bishop Michael Davidson delivered the homily, which is posted below. God Acts on Behalf of Those Who Wait on Him © copyright 2010 – ICCEC. This file may not be reposted

Patriarch’s Council Begins Today

Patriarch’s Council Begins Today

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 2, 2010 at 7:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Meeting of the Patriarch’s Council, Feb 2, 2010 The Patriarch’s Council opened on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010 at the Cathedral of St. Dismas in Orlando FL. with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist. Archbishop Craig Bates was the celebrant, assisted by Father James House, the Chaplain to the Council. TheRead More

Patriarch’s Statement 2010

Patriarch’s Statement 2010

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 2, 2010 at 7:02 pm Comments are Disabled

On February 2, 2010, Archbishop Craig Bates made this statement to the Patriarch’s Council during the opening Eucharist. God deals with men in decades, with nation in centuries, and with families in generations. This past December, on the Feast of the Holy Innocents, I celebrated my sixtieth birthday. This yearRead More

Canons Commission Meeting

CEC News, Charismatic Episcopal Church February 1, 2010 at 6:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Orlando, FL The Canons Commission met from 28 Jan to 1 Feb. Patriarch Craig Bates, Bishop Njoroge (the General Secretary of East Africa), Archbishop Hines (the Primate of Southeast Asia), and Father Chris Keough (the Canon to the Ordinary of the Central Province and leader of the Church Planting Commission)Read More