In two instances, properties disputed in Episcopal Church litigation are now being used by Evangelical churches that hold a high view of scripture and teach a traditionalist interpretation of the Bible.
On a Saturday morning earlier this month a gathering of 900 supporters from across the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia crowded into the main sanctuary of the Falls Church Episcopal (won from departing Anglicans in May through a court verdict). The special service celebrated nine transitional deacons ordained to the Episcopal priesthood by Bishop Shannon Johnston. […]
Ever since the Episcopal Church assumed control of the historic Falls Church property in May, the Virginia congregation has made a few changes that would not have occurred under the departing Anglicans. A court order directed the outgoing Anglican congregation to turn over not only the building, but property within that was held prior to […]