Partnership a Fitting Endnote for Retiring Bishop: Bishop Sartison Championed Ecumenical Links [General Synod]
Davidson, Jane, Anglican Journal
AS A CHILD, outgoing Lutheran bishop Telmor Sartison always felt there was more to church than his own little Lutheran congregation, and in university, he says he was "writing on ecumenism early."
Those early convictions, and a conversation in his backyard in 1995 with Anglican Archbishop Michael Peers, kick-started the two churches along the road to their new full communion agreement, approved by both in Waterloo, Ont. in July.
In 1995, however, nine years of talks between the two had stalled. They started up again after each bishop wrote to respective members who sat on the joint working group, urging them to make a breakthrough. They did, and Bishop Sartison sees the …
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Publication information: Article title: Partnership a Fitting Endnote for Retiring Bishop: Bishop Sartison Championed Ecumenical Links [General Synod]. Contributors: Davidson, Jane - Author. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 127. Issue: 7 Publication date: September 2001. Page number: Insert. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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