Trushare Files  No. 112

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NEW DIRECTIONS: 

SEPTEMBER 2004

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Saint John the Evangelist Church was founded in 1875, when members of the Saint Stephen's Guild of Trinity Church Newport, decided to start a mission in the Point section of Newport. The new mission held its first service on Sunday, July 11, 1875. From its earliest days, S. John's offered traditional Anglican worship to persons of all races. It was the first Episcopal church on Aquidnecl Island to celebrate the Eucharist every Sunday, and its founders included several African-Americans. The present building was made possible when Miss Sarah Titus Zabriskie inherited a vast sum from her mother, Sarah Jane Titus Zabriskie. She funded the construction of a new sanctuary to be built of brownstone in the style of an English parish church of the 13th century. St John's was the first parish in North America to affiliate with Forward in Faith UK.

Comment

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Sam Philpott on the Shadow Working Party on Women Bishops

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Ghostly Counsel
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Cardinal and creation
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Devotional
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Clutching at Straws
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Mission impossible?
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Ladies Errant
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The gifts that remain
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Faithful & Orthodox
by Peter Toon

Options
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The Long Goodbye
Robbie Low on love and friendship in a time of trial

A Question of Allegiance
by GK

Faith of our Fathers
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Children at risk!
Reality versus PC
by Francis Gardom

30 Days

The Way We Live Now
Change and Decay

Synod Insider by Gerry O'Brien
What price stewardship?

Letter from America
Michael Heidt on a tragic game with profound consequences

Letter from Australia
David Chislett surveys the gathering realignment

Book Reviews
Some good science and bad philosophy

In a time of decision
Fr Peter on the annual conference of orthodox religious

Media Watch
George Austin on a dangerous industry

FiF Update

New Directions Directory

Update on the Bishop John Richards Memorial Appeal

 

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