Friday, July 01, 2005

Episcopal Church in full battle :: Nashville City

QUOTE \ While the battle rages elsewhere across the country, the weapon of choice in Middle Tennessee is the election of the next bishop early next year — to be voted on by delegates elected to January’s 174th Annual Convention of the Diocese of Tennessee. A group of moderate/liberals called the Continuing Episcopalians of Tennessee (CET) is recruiting likeminded individuals to be elected as voting delegates before the convention. Those who are more aligned with a conservative group called the Anglican Communion Network are also lining up potential delegates. “They’ve got the delegate votes but they are not really representing the people,” said Continuing Episcopalians spokesperson Susan Allen Huggins “The Network folks have been very strategic about getting into these smaller parishes. /UNQUOTE

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