Dear Fellow Clergy,
The Bishop is calling for a clergy day this coming Wednesday, August 9 beginning at 1:30 p.m. in St. Paul’s Church in Summerville. Legal counsel will be present to discuss the ruling and its possible implications. We request that all who are able make it a priority to attend….
While we released a statement to the press this afternoon, we want you to further know that our legal team is planning a motion for a rehearing. There are multiple strong grounds for making that request and good reason to be hopeful about that outcome. In the meantime, please appreciate that legal council is still reviewing the implications for what is a very complicated ruling.
While this ruling is disheartening, we are a long way from the conclusion of this fight for the Diocese and its Parishes. Please keep the Diocese and its leadership in your prayers as they discern appropriate next steps.
In Christ’s service,
(The Rev.) Canon Jim Lewis