Protestant Episcopal Church

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Protestant Episcopal Church

(Anglicanism) the full title of the Episcopal Church
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Epis′copal Church′

a church in the U.S. descended from the Church of England.
Also called Protestant Episcopal Church.
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Noun1.Protestant Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of CanterburyProtestant Episcopal 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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A small and humble dwelling was prepared for his family, and the divine had made his appearance in the place but a few days previously to the time of his introduction to the reader, As his forms were entirely new to most of the inhabitants, and a clergyman of another denomination had previously occupied the field, by engaging the academy, the first Sunday after his arrival was allowed to pass in silence; but now that his rival had passed on, like a meteor filling the air with the light of his wisdom, Richard was empowered to give notice that “Public worship, after the forms of the Protestant Episcopal Church, would be held on the night before Christmas, in the long room of the academy in Templeton, by the Rev.
He sponsored the establishment of the University of the South in Sewanee Tennessee in order to "advance the influence of Episcopalianism and to promote a type of Southern literary and cultural nationalism." Moreover "by leading his Louisiana diocese out of Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States and by choosing a military assignment Polk demonstrated the inseparability of his religious beliefs and his worldview."
The first formally annulled accession to "the constitution and canons of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America."
William Montgomery Brown (1855-1937) was a prominent leader in the Protestant Episcopal Church and the only Episcopal bishop in American history to be deposed for heresy.
Francis at the Point Protestant Episcopal Church in Point Clear, Alabama.
(GHI), a not-for-profit corporation organized by the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Virginia, presents its staff with an opportunity to continue learning, whether for updated information, career advancement or personal enrichment, at both its continuing care campuses-Goodwin House in Alexandria and Goodwin House West in Falls Church.
The book only hints at a sort of "underground" Anglicanism that survived depoliticization and served as the basis for the founding of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Of course, to complete our understanding of Revolutionary Anglicanism we now must turn our attention to the experiences of the Anglican laity in the rebelling colonies and the choices they made, a subject certainly beyond the scope of this book.
As a mainline denomination, the Protestant Episcopal Church has long taken a more liberal and conciliatory--if not unabashedly supportive--approach to gay rights than its Pentecostal counterparts.

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