Tag Archives: Same Sex Relationships

Prayer and surprising gifts from God (and that Lambeth ‘call’)

I was in a meeting this week when we started talking about communication and particularly the language we use in church. Every group, every organisation has its own words which are shorthand and the rest of us are expected to … Continue reading

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Same-sex blessings and the bible

On Monday, the Governing Body of the Church in Wales made history. It voted by a very secure two thirds majority to authorise an Order of Service for Blessing Same-Sex Relationships. For technical reasons this is an experimental rite, so … Continue reading

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Blessing Same Sex Relationships

I wish to speak for a moment in favour of the pastoral provision that we have in front of us. And I speak as someone who has been ordained for nearly 30 years. In each place that I have ministered … Continue reading

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Bishops Report on Same Sex Relationships

The House of Bishops of the Church of England has issued a report for the General Synod of the CofE on same sex relationships. This follows three years of facilitated conversations among selected groups of people from the dioceses. The … Continue reading

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