South Carolina Episcopalians
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Earlier Postings in 2018
Episcopal Church Moves to Consolidate Schism Issues in Pending Federal False Advertising Case
March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018
Annual Meeting of Breakaway Group Promises
Heartache and Delusion
February 22, 2018
Smoking Gun Shows Lawerence Still Putting His "War" against the Church Ahead of Best Interests of his Parishes
February 21, 2018
April 5, 2018
Texas Appeals Court Finds in Favor of Episcopal Church and its Diocese in Fort Worth
If it is possible that another schism in another diocese could be more bitter and more of a mess than ours, it would be in the Diocese of Fort Worth.
Read Dr. Ron Caldwell's comments on the decision
However, today loyal Episcopalians got long awaited good news as an appeals court in Fort Worth reversed a lower court ruling favoring the breakaway cousins of our former bishop, Mark Lawrence, making it clear that they own their own Diocese and its property.
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Despite Unprecedented Deficit, High Flying Lawrence and Guests are Jerusalem-bound
Out of control spending suggests Lawrence knows the party's over; Spokesperson hasn't told us who's paying for the last hurrah with GAFCON
June 19, 2018
Lawrence Team Struggles with Unreality as Church Presses Forward for Implementation of 2017 Ruling
In spite of rejections from the South Carolina and United States Supreme Courts, Lawrence still "confident that the law and the facts of this case favor our congregations."
Diocesan Chancellor says focus now shifts back to Dorchester County for implementation of Court ruling
June 11, 2018
Part I: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal
Without comment, Justices leave South Carolina's pro-Church Supreme Court ruling intact; From near death in 2009, Church's Dennis Canon is now the law in South Carolina
Part II: Angry Lawrence Promises to Fight Implementation of the Court Ruling
Stung by back-to-back losses, ex-Bishop Mark Lawrence says he rejects the August 2017 ruling of the state's Supreme Court and plans to fight its implementation in the Dorchester County court.
Learn more about the Jesus Movement Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is leading