Conservative Episcopalians Prepare for their Exodus

The people of St. Luke’s Anglican Church have called their La Crescenta parish home for 85 years. Generations of families have grown up within its historic stone walls.

On Sunday, the Rev. Rob Holman will deliver his final sermon there, an epitaph to a bruising legal fight the congregation waged and lost to practice its conservative brand of Christian theology and hold on to the church.

On Monday, St. Luke’s leaders will hand over its keys to the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.

……”I cannot compromise my faith,” said senior warden Debbie Kollgaard, who heads the church’s vestry. “I think I can speak for a lot of people at the church: What I have is more important than any property.”

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Conservative Episcopalians prepare for their exodus — latimes.com.

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4 Replies to “Conservative Episcopalians Prepare for their Exodus”

  1. After all it is just a building made with hands, Not Gods! You don’t have to be among people in man made “churches” to worship….Acts 7:48-51 Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet, 49 Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?

  2. I am glad for their sake that it is over. I only pray they can focus on God and love and forgiveness – I understand there’s a lot of bitterness and distrust in this situation.

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