In the Diocese of Oklahoma, a Committee is formed to assess a same-sex rites plan

A committee has been formed to create recommendations for how Oklahoma Episcopalians will respond to a same-sex liturgical blessing approved by the Episcopal Church USA earlier this year.

The Rt. Rev. Edward Konieczny, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, said he created the committee of clergy and lay people to ensure that Episcopal parishioners across the state have a say in how the same-sex rites are administered in the diocese. The committee is set to meet for the first time in a retreat Friday through Dec. 15….

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2 comments on “In the Diocese of Oklahoma, a Committee is formed to assess a same-sex rites plan

  1. Archer_of_the_Forest says:

    I love how these bishops in more conservative states are suddenly taking no personal responsibility on any of these. They are punting and allowing the locals to basically set the policy.

  2. MichaelA says:

    Archer, you’ve nailed it. So many bishops doing their best to pass the hot potato sold to them by General Convention, before it burns them!

    ACNA seems to have a small presence in Oklahoma. It will be interesting to see if this boosts it.