‘Covenant for the People, Light for the Nations’ - May 9, 2010 - The Living Church

‘Covenant for the People, Light for the Nations’ - May 9, 2010

4 Connecticut Consecration Stresses International Mission
The consecration service for the Rev. Dr. Ian T. Douglas as 15th Bishop of Connecticut reflected his longtime emphases on God’s mission and on reconciliation. The 2,100 people who attended the April 17 service at Trinity College, Hartford, heard the Most Rev. Desmond Tutu, retired Archbishop of Cape Town, preach that Bishop Douglas should take the gospel to all people.

6 Walking to Emmaus: Meeting the Risen Christ in the Eucharist
Part 2
Leander Harding writes: “When we come to the words of institution, Jesus says: ‘Do this in remembrance (anamnesis) of me.’ An English paraphrase might be: ‘Do this for recalling me,’ or ‘Do this for making me present.’ This prayer of un-forgetting on which we are embarking finds its completion as we have our identity restored as brothers and sisters of the living and risen Lord, present in our midst in this peculiar and unique way as he promised.”

9 Dispatch from Singapore: What is at Stake
Christopher Wells writes: “We are, in many ways, just beginning to learn how to be a communion of Christians: working together as equal partners, mutually correcting, sustaining, and accountable, within a wider ecclesial ambit of a single Body.”

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