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PRESIDING
EPISCOPAL CHURCH
METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
EPISCOPAL GOVERNMENT
EPISCOPAL POLITY
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
AUTHORITY OVER
AFRICAN
EPISCOPAL DIOCESE
CONVENTION
ALLEN
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL
CHURCH USA
GOVERNMENT
PITTSBURGH
GENE ROBINSON
ASSISTANT BISHOP
METHODIST EPISCOPAL
CONGREGATIONS
SOUTH
REFORMED EPISCOPAL
EPISCOPACY
DIOCESE
SLAVERY
AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH
EPISCOPAL PRIEST
ABSALOM JONES
BETHEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
EPISCOPAL
PROVINCE
COLOURED
APOSTOLIC SUCCESSION
EPISCOPAL OFFICE
EPISCOPAL CONSECRATIONS
EPISCOPAL CONSECRATION
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH
REFORMED EPISCOPAL CHURCH
SATURDAY
LIVE
CENTER
INSTALLING
WORD
ITEMS
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Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Episcopal"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Episcopal: The term "Episcopal" refers to "involving church government by bishops" and the highest office in the A.M.E. Church is the Bishop.
  2. Episcopal: The AME church operates under an episcopal form of church government.
  3. Episcopal is also commonly used to distinguish between the various organizational structures of Christian denomination.
  4. Episcopal - The name of a form of church organization which means government by an overseer.
  5. Episcopal is a Greek word that means "Bishop." As Episcopalians, we are led by Bishops and served by priests and deacons.

Presiding

  1. A Presiding Elder District is one portion of an Annual Conference, which in turn is one part of the Episcopal District over which a Bishop presides.
  2. But this, no annual or quarterly conference, in the Methodist Episcopal Church, can do, without the consent of the bishop or presiding elder.
  3. His letter repeated requests made by Katharine Jefferts Schori, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, the American branch of Anglicanism.

Episcopal Church

  1. Bishop Ferguson was consecrated on June 24, 1885, with the then- Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church acting as a consecrator.
  2. His letter repeated requests made by Katharine Jefferts Schori, the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, the American branch of Anglicanism. (Web site)
  3. The first bishop of Pennsylvania, William White, also served as the first and fourth Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. (Web site)
  4. The Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac is a diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, encompassing the northeastern third of Wisconsin.
  5. This list consists of the bishops in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, a province of the Anglican Communion.

Methodist Episcopal Church

  1. In its organization it closely resembles the Methodist Episcopal Church (communicants, 3059). (Web site)
  2. It was founded in 1796 by black members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in New York City and was organized as a national body in 1821. (Web site)
  3. In 1802, Boehm joined the Methodist Episcopal Church while still a bishop of the United Brethren. (Web site)
  4. A collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church : principally from the collection of the Rev.
  5. Strickland provides an account of various missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church before 1850. (Web site)

Episcopal Government

  1. The conciliar idea of episcopal government continues in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  2. Anglican opinion has differed as to the way in which episcopal government is de jure divino.
  3. In contrast, Lancelot Andrewes and others held that episcopal government is derived from Christ via the apostles.
  4. Eastern Orthodox Churches The conciliar idea of episcopal government continues in the Eastern Orthodox Church. (Web site)
  5. The Baptist churches became independent, but the Methodists were compelled early to unite for purposes of episcopal government.

Episcopal Polity

  1. Many Methodist churches (see The United Methodist Church, among others) retain the form and function of episcopal polity.
  2. Nevertheless, the powers of the Methodist episcopacy can be relatively strong and wide-reaching compared to traditional conceptions of episcopal polity.
  3. The diocese is the key unit of authority in the form of church governance known as episcopal polity.
  4. Many Methodist churches (see The United Methodist Church, among others) retain the form and function of episcopal polity.
  5. Churches having episcopal polity are governed by bishops, who have authority over dioceses, conferences, or synods (in general referred to as a judicatory).

African Methodist Episcopal Church

  1. The african methodist episcopal Church presents a brief biography of its founder. (Web site)
  2. The African Methodist Episcopal Church is a living protest against segregation of all kinds.
  3. A small, coeducational, private institution, founded in 1870, by the african methodist episcopal Church. (Web site)
  4. When the African Methodist Episcopal Church was organized nationally (1816), Allen was consecrated its first bishop. (Web site)
  5. Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie serves as the 117th elected and consecrated bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Authority Over

  1. From the word episkopos are derived the English words episcopacy, episcopate and episcopal.
  2. Seen in this way, Anglicans often speak of "the bishop-in-synod" as the force and authority of episcopal governance.
  3. Churches having episcopal polity are governed by bishops, who have authority over dioceses.
  4. His spokesman, Alan Crippen, said the Episcopal Diocese does not have authority over Armstrong.

African

  1. Our Name . They founded the Free African Society,which was the beginning of the african methodist episcopal Church (AMEC). (Web site)
  2. African Methodist Episcopal Church African means that the church was organized by people of African descent and heritage.

Episcopal Diocese

  1. Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin says that +Schofield remains the bishop of San Joaquin until ++Jefferts Schori fires him.
  2. The entry "Dallas Episcopal Diocese begins big meeting" has no entry tags.
  3. Worth Episcopal diocese convention moved -- school fears 'pro-gay demonstrations'" has no entry tags.
  4. In August 2003 the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire elected an openly gay priest, Gene Robinson as bishop. (Web site)
  5. Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota represents the Episcopal congregations in the Diocese of Minnesota.

Convention

  1. Called variously "synods," "councils," or "conventions," they meet under episcopal chairmanship.
  2. Those remaining in the Episcopal Church would be gathered to organize a new diocesan convention and elect a replacement Standing Committee, if necessary.
  3. But the following month controversy arose over the election by the Episcopal General Convention of Nevada bishop, Jefferts Schori, as its leader in America. (Web site)
  4. The Chief Officer of the Episcopal Church, elected by the General Convention, is called the Presiding Bishop, with a term of 9 years.
  5. This resolved the question of the legitimacy of Seabury's episcopal orders for many in the Convention. (Web site)

Allen

  1. When the African Methodist Episcopal Church was organized nationally (1816), Allen was consecrated its first bishop.
  2. In 1799 Richard Allen became minister of Bethel, and in 1816 he was consecrated bishop of the newly organized African Methodist Episcopal Church.
  3. A fine example of this is the account of the final incident between Richard Allen, his followers and the St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church. (Web site)

Protestant Episcopal

  1. Although most wanted to affiliate with the Protestant Episcopal Church, Allen led a small group who resolved to remain Methodists.
  2. Episcopal refers to the form of government under which the church operates. (Web site)
  3. Jones affiliated with the Protestant Episcopal Church and would go on to become the first African-American priest in the Episcopal Church.

Church Usa

  1. The Episcopal Church USA is under attack by a determined minority of conservative Episcopalians.
  2. Most are set to tunes found in The Hymnal 1982 [Episcopal Church USA]. New tunes for each hymn are being composed by the Reverend Stephen A. Crisp. (Web site)
  3. Publisher of the US Episcopal Church's hymnal, Clerical Directory, and other titles. (Web site)

Government

  1. In general, they adopted the doctrines and form of government of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
  2. The conciliar idea of episcopal government continues in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  3. Anglican opinion has differed as to the way in which episcopal government is de jure divino.
  4. In contrast, Lancelot Andrewes and others held that episcopal government is derived from Christ via the apostles.
  5. In those Christian churches that maintain an episcopal form of church government, a bishop holds a position of authority.

Pittsburgh

  1. Rev. Robert Duncan, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, has not been supported by The Episcopal Church’s senior bishops.
  2. Bishop Robert Duncan of Pittsburgh was the only Episcopal bishop present.
  3. You are invited to join the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh in prayer, or to submit a prayer request to our team of intercessors.

Gene Robinson

  1. In August 2003 the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire elected an openly gay priest, Gene Robinson as bishop. (Web site)
  2. The storm has been caused by the consecration of Anglicanism's first openly gay bishop, Canon Gene Robinson, in the American Episcopal Church. (Web site)
  3. His church has broken communion with the Episcopal Church of the US over the ordination in 2003 of the openly gay bishop Gene Robinson.

Assistant Bishop

  1. On November 10, 1873 the Assistant Bishop of Kentucky of the Protestant Episcopal Church wrote his letter of resignation to the Rt.
  2. Martyn Minns as "missionary bishop" of a group he created for conservative American Episcopalians disaffected with the U.S. Episcopal Church.
  3. David Bena, a recently retired assistant bishop in the Albany Episcopal Diocese, participated in Saturday's installation of Minns and will be his assistant.

Methodist Episcopal

  1. His work prompted the formation of the Methodist Episcopal Missionary Society in 1819.
  2. The chief executive and administrative officers of the African Methodist Episcopal denomination are the Bishops of the church. (Web site)
  3. Bishop John Wesley Shungu, the first indigenous United Methodist episcopal leader in what is today the Democratic Republic of Congo, died May 9 in Kinshasa. (Web site)

Congregations

  1. Since 1785, there have been disputes within the Episcopal Church that have led to departures of clergy and congregations.
  2. In South Carolina, the REC started congregations for African-Americans disaffected by the main Episcopal body in the years after the American Civil War.
  3. Canon David Anderson, president of the Atlanta-based American Anglican Council, which has assisted dissident congregations to leave the Episcopal Church. (Web site)
  4. The House of Bishops of TEC can indeed prevent Bishop Schofield from functioning as a Bishop in congregations of The Episcopal Church.
  5. In addition, a minority of priests and congregations within the Episcopal Church were also considering leaving the communion as result.

South

  1. The Southern delegates held a convention at Louisville, Kentucky, in 1845, at which the "Methodist Episcopal Church, South" was formed. (Web site)
  2. The African American membership of The Methodist Episcopal Church, South, had declined significantly during and after the war.
  3. The Methodist hymnal; official hymnal, the Methodist Episcopal church, the Methodist Episcopal church, South [and] the Methodist Protestant church.

Reformed Episcopal

  1. There are subtle differences in governmental principles among episcopal churches at the present time.
  2. The Reformed Church of France, the Reformed Church of Hungary, and the Lutheran churches in mainland Europe may sometimes be called "episcopal".
  3. Cridge and his followers founded a church under the auspices of the US-based Reformed Episcopal Church, continuing to use the Book of Common Prayer.
  4. The episcopal see is at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. (Web site)
  5. At that founding, Bishop Cummins presented the Declaration of Principles of the Reformed Episcopal Church for adoption. (Web site)

Episcopacy

  1. From the word episkopos are derived the English words episcopacy, episcopate and episcopal.
  2. Nevertheless, the powers of the Methodist episcopacy can be relatively strong and wide-reaching compared to traditional conceptions of episcopal polity.

Diocese

  1. Fond du Lac is the episcopal see of the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac. (Web site)
  2. The parish the Episcopal diocese retained was converted into a church for Spanish speakers and was renamed Iglesia de la Magdalena.
  3. The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin is meeting at Church of the Saviour in Hanford where they will discuss rebuilding their diocese. (Web site)
  4. The North Carolina Conference is an Annual Conference (a regional episcopal area, similar to a diocese) of the United Methodist Church. (Web site)
  5. It is the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. (Web site)

Slavery

  1. The independent Methodist Episcopal Church, South, began in 1845 over the issue of slavery.
  2. When the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) was founded in the United States in 1784, the denomination officially opposed slavery. (Web site)
  3. The Colored Methodist Episcopal Church, or the CME Church as it is commonly called, came into existence as a result of the movement from slavery to freedom. (Web site)
  4. In 1845 the Methodist Episcopal church was rent asunder, as the result of differences of opinion on the slavery question.

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

  1. The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, or AME Zion Church, was officially formed in 1821, but operated for a number years before then. (Web site)
  2. The Harriet Tubman Home isowned and operated by the african methodist episcopal zion Church. (Web site)
  3. The African Methodist Episcopal Zion church expanded into Indiana when newly freed slaves moved into the state. (Web site)
  4. The african methodist episcopal zion Church was established in 1796 in NewYork City by James Varick, Abraham Thompson, William Miller and others. (Web site)

Episcopal Priest

  1. Methodists often use the term connectionalism or connectional polity in addition to "episcopal".
  2. There are many different theologies represented within the Episcopal Church.
  3. Episcopal churches are churches that use a hierarchy of bishops that regard themselves as being in an unbroken, personal Apostolic succession.
  4. Some individual parishes are also attempting to leave the Episcopal Church.
  5. For most of the written history of Christianity, episcopal government was the only form known to Christianity.

Absalom Jones

  1. By the 1792 general conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the controversy related to episcopal power boiled over.
  2. Methodists often use the term connectionalism or connectional polity in addition to "episcopal".
  3. No Methodist denomination recognizes a difference of degree between episcopal and presbyterial ordination. (Web site)
  4. The Reformed Church of France, the Reformed Church of Hungary, and the Lutheran churches in mainland Europe may sometimes be called "episcopal".
  5. But it was not until 1967 that the Church actually made the switch to the episcopal structure and consecrated its two leaders as bishops. (Web site)

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

  1. Sacramento's Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first Black church west of the Mississippi, hosted three of the four conventions. (Web site)
  2. A congregation supported a work of a trustees, & Allen & Jones led a African-Western members to form the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1793. (Web site)

Episcopal

  1. Anglican churches are episcopal in governance, retaining the Catholic threefold ministry of bishops, priests and deacons. (Web site)
  2. By definition, all such groups are episcopal in polity, being led by bishops and priests who are assisted by deacons.
  3. Collar, clerical: A stiff round shirt collar worn by Roman Catholic, Episcopal, Orthodox, and some Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and other clergy.
  4. The Southern Episcopal Church was founded in Nashville, Tennessee in 1962 by a physician, the Rt.
  5. The African Methodist Episcopal Church has been one of the forerunners of education within the African-American Community.

Province

  1. The diocese is a part of Province IV of the Episcopal Church. (Web site)
  2. Episcopal Church of the Sudan The Episcopal Church of the Sudan is an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion in Sudan. (Web site)

Coloured

  1. The "British Methodist Episcopal Church", which still maintains a separate existence, has only coloured membership. (Web site)
  2. The coloured people, with the consent of the Church, withdrew in 1870, and formed a new Church called the Coloured Methodist Episcopal Church. (Web site)

Apostolic Succession

  1. The united churches maintain an episcopal and synodical structure and consecrate bishops in apostolic succession.

Episcopal Office

  1. The persecution of bishops, and priests by those within the Episcopal Church, especially from those in episcopal office is tragic and an offense to God. (Web site)
  2. The right to be present and to act at general councils belongs in the first place and logically to the bishops actually exercising the episcopal office. (Web site)
  3. Apostolic succession in the episcopal office is a visible and personal way of focusing the apostolicity of the whole Church. (Web site)

Episcopal Consecrations

  1. Old Catholic bishops, recognised as valid by Rome, have acted as co-consecrators in episcopal consecrations with Anglicans. (Web site)
  2. Ultimately, this mandate of the Church constitutes the main reason and necessity for the episcopal consecrations of 1988.

Episcopal Consecration

  1. Apostolic succession is transmitted in an episcopal consecration by the laying on of hands.
  2. Innocent II received episcopal consecration from Cardinal Giovanni of Ostia in the church S. Maria Nuova, the titular deaconry of Chancellor Aymeric. (Web site)
  3. She "tuned the pulpit", admonished archbishops, and even supplied by her own legal authority defects in the process of episcopal consecration. (Web site)

Protestant Episcopal Church

  1. Many went with Jones, to affiliate with the Protestant Episcopal Church in a church they named the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas. (Web site)
  2. In the 19th Century, major changes occurred in the Anglican Communion, especially in the Protestant Episcopal Church in America. (Web site)
  3. In 1817 in a pamphlet controversy, he used his literary weapons, not unsuccessfully, against Bishop White of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

Reformed Episcopal Church

  1. The Church of the Redemption raditionally, the Reformed Episcopal Church used an episcopal form of government (led by bishops). (Web site)
  2. The AOC was the first group to separate from the US Episcopal Church since the Reformed Episcopal Church withdrew in the nineteenth century. (Web site)
  3. Clergymen ordained as Presbyters in other churches may be received into the ministry of the Reformed Episcopal Church. (Web site)

Saturday

  1. This is the same Diocese which voted to secede from the Episcopal Church on Saturday. (Web site)

Live

  1. Until that time, I will live as a priest in the Church of God within an Anglican community other than the Episcopal Church. (Web site)
  2. The two nuns who have decided to remain Episcopal will continue to live, pray and work in community with their now-Catholic sisters. (Web site)

Center

  1. In the center is Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, surrounded by ten bishops of the church.
  2. Male Lutheran and Episcopal priests flanked a female American Baptist minister at the center of the Communion table. (Web site)
  3. The center of teachings of the Scottish Episcopal Church is the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Installing

  1. King -- Olaf -- Haraldsson created an episcopal see at Nidaros, installing the monk Grimkill as bishop.

Word

  1. The word "Episcopal" is derived from the Greek word for "Bishop", which is Episcopos. (Web site)
  2. The Episcopal Church is so removed from the Church Fathers that the word tradition on revisionists lips causes me to shudder. (Web site)
  3. The Episcopal Church of Chile feels deeply united with the other churches that accept the authority of the Bible as the Word of God. (Web site)

Items

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Meaning

  1. Episcopal From Greek, meaning "government by an overseer." See "episcopos." Episcopos The Greek word from which the English word "bishop" is derived. (Web site)
  2. Episcopal Priest, Matthew Moretz, presents a piece on the meaning of the sacrament of Holy Eucharist, with a little help from two friends. (Web site)

Jurisdiction

  1. Episcopal jurisdiction was rejected, and in place of the bishops, superintendents were appointed. (Web site)
  2. At his request Pope Zachary exempted the abbey from all episcopal jurisdiction and placed it under the immediate care of the Holy See. (Web site)
  3. The jurisdiction of the archbishop is twofold, episcopal and archiepiscopal. (Web site)

Merger

  1. A website dedicated to opposing the merger of the Anglican Province of America and the Reformed Episcopal Church. (Web site)

Categories

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  3. Information > Reference > Titles > Diocese
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