Episcopal Church

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Episcopal Church

n.
The church in the United States that is in communion with the Church of England.

Episcopal Church

n
(Anglicanism) an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland and the US

Epis′copal Church′


n.
a church in the U.S. descended from the Church of England.
Also called Protestant Episcopal Church.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Episcopal Church - an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
2.Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of CanterburyEpiscopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
Episcopalian - a member of the Episcopal church
vicar - (Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel
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Episcopal Church

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that is now flung into the teeth of the Episcopalian church by the
Lee was not a religious thinker, he says, but a member of the evangelical Protestant Virginia Episcopalian church as it was in the first half of the 19th century.
Missy Sara lives on a sprawling farm that transitions from raising bulls to hosting show horses in the years before her confirmation in the Episcopalian church.
The Inquirer first reported the issue last January after conservationists cried foul over the project, which would affect a number of age-old pine and alnus trees and the American-era mission compound of the Episcopalian church.
With clasped hands and bowed heads, hundreds of congregants of the DuPage African Methodist Episcopalian Church in Lisle filed slowly out of the sanctuary and held a prayer walk around the church grounds, wearing white ribbons to honor Bland, who had worshipped there with her family for 18 years.
Ritter, wrote to his wife on the 20th of May: "I have been here for the last two days erecting a hospital at an Episcopalian church, a very neat church.
The discontinuity was jarring--the articles before hers had been science-based, tied to the observable degradation of our world, yet here was an advertisement for the alleged service to the poor by the Episcopalian church, along with an undefined exploration of something she called "God's Creation.
Janice Ford, pastor of the Episcopalian Church of the Reconciliation in Webster, said she came to the training as the church was gearing up to start a ministry to the homeless Feb.
She was a toddler when her mother left an Episcopalian church after a falling out with the minister, who refused to circulate one of her petitions to end nuclear weapons testing.
The Episcopalian church is the American wing of the Anglican Communion and has always been more progressive than its English counterpart and is making the C of E look more and more out of touch with the modern world.
Bishop Justin, who is himself opposed to gay marriage, is also well travelled, particularly in Nigeria, and understands the viewpoints of both conservative Nigerian Anglicans and those of the liberal US Episcopalian Church which is strongly divided on the issue.
Designed as a replica of St Andrew's Episcopalian Church in St Andrews, it is an example of the early English gothic style which was then adapted for English tastes.