Thinking Anglicans

More reactions to the Shared Conversations

Conversations have now taken place in three of the regions. Links to all the reactions so far can be found here and that article will be updated further as new ones appear.

Two of the new ones are especially noteworthy:

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Thanks to Jeremy and Richard for their reflections.

Father Ron Smith
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” I was so angered by how I felt I and others were viewed and spoken about that I knew in conscience I was not in a state to receive communion with the community of the Conversation. I left before that service and went home to my husband.” – Jeremy –

For a Christian priest, used to celebrating the Eucharist, this must have been a horrific experience of alienation. But how possibly could Jeremy have pretended to ‘Be At Peace’ with some of the delegates?

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As the only trans person present I felt caught in the cross-fire and somewhat bewildered as to what all the emotional exhaustion was about.