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29 Aug 2023, 12:15 am by David Pocklington
Replacing the existing floor with limestone flags, relocating ledgers and installing underfloor heating [146] to [163] Duffield assessment [149] to [163] Introducing a modular stage [164] to [168] Duffield assessment [164] to [168] Upgrading the AV system [169] to [174] Duffield assessment [171] to [174] Replacing internal lighting [175] to [177] Duffield assessment [175] to [177] Installing a hydraulic full immersion and wheelchair accessible baptism pool [178] to [188] Duffield assessment… [read post]
13 May 2023, 1:00 am by David Pocklington
Peter Church Lawford [2019] ECC Cov 4 The Rector and Churchwardens sought to replace the lead on the south aisle and vestry roofs with terne-coated stainless steel. [read post]
18 May 2011, 8:34 am by Eric Turkewitz
Joseph Rakofsky, as seen on a copy of his website, recently taken down. [read post]
27 Feb 2023, 7:04 am by David Pocklington
It was particularly concerned by the proposed removal of pews, and we offer some advice on the introduction of the narthex screen; however, it raised no objections to the proposed conversion of the choir vestry into toilets and kitchen [8]. [read post]
19 Mar 2011, 11:05 am
Wallace Ohl, after the parish and vestry of Good Shepherd voted to realign themselves with the Province of Uganda (The court refers to the realigning group as the "Former Parish Leaders".)In short, this is another species of the kind of result one finds when a parish individually attempts to withdraw from an Episcopal Diocese. [read post]
29 Oct 2022, 12:30 am by David Pocklington
Mary the Virgin Hook [2022] ECC She 3 The petitioners sought permission for the first stage of various works of restoration and repair: re-ordering including pew removal and replacement with chairs; new audio-visual equipment; relocation of font to north-east of nave; accessible W.C. to former choir vestry with new door to east side; fixed kitchenette; storage tugs; and new blue carpet runners [1]. [read post]
24 Sep 2015, 11:41 am
The records there show that Justice Hearn's husband, George, is a member of the parish's vestry and mission committee.All fine and dandy -- if a little too reminiscent of the case of Justice David E. [read post]
21 Apr 2016, 8:06 am
Having the legal title in a corporation that by law had perpetual existence avoided the necessity of changing the title to that property every time there was a new rector, vestry, or diocesan bishop.The second diocesan subsidiary corporation mentioned in the paragraph from the petition quoted above is the Diocesan Investment Trust. [read post]
3 Aug 2013, 8:55 am
After trying and trying to soften or mitigate what follows, I have given up. [read post]
7 Sep 2011, 1:36 pm
Here is the operative text of the Stipulation about the disaffiliation of parishes:(a) In the event a parish in the Diocese (hereinafter "Parish Church") shall elect to disaffiliate with the Diocese, the Parish Church shall give written notice of that election to the Diocese by delivering a copy of the notice, signed by the Rector and the Vestry, to the Diocesan Bishop (hereinafter "Bishop"), to the Board of Trustees of the Diocese (hereinafter "Board of… [read post]
31 Dec 2022, 6:51 am by David Pocklington
Index to ecclesiastical court judgments reviewed during 2022, and links to annual reviews for previous years During 2022, our monthly round-ups reviewed over 150 consistory court judgments, and these featured: Procedural [2] Reordering, extensions and other building works [56] Church Treasures/ Sale of Paintings/ Loans/ Memorials [5] Audio Visual Equipment [0] Exhumation [29] Churchyards and burials [47] Organs [2] Fonts [2] Bells [4] Also reported were CDM Decisions… [read post]
2 Oct 2010, 4:26 pm
That no Powers be delegated to a general ecclesiastical Government, except such as cannot conveniently be exercised by the Clergy and Vestries in their respective Congregations.As explained in this previous post, the position of Presiding Bishop at first rotated among the Church's original three bishops, but then devolved by consent upon the most senior member of the House of Bishops. [read post]
31 Jan 2024, 12:28 am by David Pocklington
Re St Egelwin the Martyr Scalford [2024] ECC Lei 1 To meet the increased needs of the church and the community, the proposal was for the creation of a meeting room between the vestry and the servery at the west end of the church. [read post]
7 Jul 2011, 8:52 pm
(The Roman Catholic Church had ordained him to the priesthood in 1982.)Church Canon III.11, as in effect in 2003-2004, provides at the outset as follows, with regard to receiving persons in the Church as priests who were originally ordained in a church which shares the historic apostolic succession, but which is not in communion with the Episcopal Church (emphasis added):Sec. 1 (a) When a Priest or Deacon ordained in a Church by a Bishop of the Historic Episcopate but not in communion with this… [read post]
20 Dec 2010, 9:29 pm
General Convention, for example, has no power to legislate the terms of individual vestry members.)So the Canon ought to be a non-starter in the State c [read post]
17 Nov 2010, 10:51 am
[This series on the history of the revisions made to the Constitution of the Episcopal Church (USA) over the years 1889-1901 is in four parts. [read post]
30 Nov 2023, 2:15 am by David Pocklington
The latter included: proposed removal of the 19th century pine pews and their replacement with wooden chairs with upholstered seats[13]; planned removal of the Victorian pulpit and mid–20th century lectern and  move of chest tomb featuring a knight monument to a position near the south door [13]; Underfloor heating fed by an air source heat pump, replacing an existing oil-fired boiler heating system) is also projected to be installed, although the precise plan for heating works remains… [read post]
31 Mar 2012, 5:13 pm
 In my Episcopal church here in California, the vestry members are sworn into their office by promising to perform their duties "well and faithfully. [read post]
31 Dec 2022, 1:00 am by David Pocklington
Review of the ecclesiastical court judgments during December 2022 Nine consistory court judgments were circulated in December and featured: Reordering, extensions and other building works, Exhumation, and Churchyards and burials. [read post]
18 Nov 2011, 3:50 pm
With the extremely disturbing news about the long-standing cover-up that went on over sexual abuse of young men by an assistant coach at Penn State University, it is very instructive to compare the reaction of the University after the story came out to that of the House of Bishops concerning the revelations, on numerous blogs (Catholic and Episcopalian), concerning the Presiding Bishop's own cover-up of her actions while serving as the Bishop of Nevada.Let me be perfectly clear: the two… [read post]