Wednesday, 23 May 2012
More comment on HoB Statement
A report from John Bingham in The Telegraph [here]
A statement from the conservative evangelical group Reform [in full here]
"While we recognise that these small amendments could be helpful, we are dismayed that the assurance for our future ministry within the Church of England will rest on what a Code of Practice says. Not only have the provisions of this Code yet to be agreed, but also, as we all know, Codes of Practice are frequently changed over time. This means that we are being asked to base our futures on a shifting foundation. In particular we are concerned that those considering ordination in the future could be discriminated against because of their views on the difference between men's and women's ministries..."
A considered response from Forward in Faith will be issued soon.