Saturday, February 4, 2012

Christian denominations unite over Scripture

Necessity is the mother of ecumenism
Bishop Donald Bolen of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon (left) was keynote speaker at this year's ecumenical Scripturefest at Queen's House, which also featured ecumenical panelists (from the left) Bishop Cindy Halmarson of the Saskatchewan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Rev. Ann Marie Ash Nicklin of St. George Anglican Church, and Pastor Harry Strauss of Forest Grove Community Church. PM photo by Kiply Lukan Yaworski

Church leaders representing different denominations came together recently in Saskatoon. CCN's Kiply Lukan Yaworki explains how Holy Scripture leads to intelligent, unifying discussions:

The profound ways in which the Word of God resonates in individual lives and church communities, as well as in ecumenical dialogue, was discussed in depth during an annual Scripturefest Jan. 21 at Queen's House of Retreat and Renewal in Saskatoon.

Read more at The B.C. Catholic.
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