You may recall that earlier this year, St. Paul's was invited to participate in a diocesan pilot program for "listening" related to the Anglican Windsor report related to the conflicts over sexuality issues. A team of four St. Paul's Memorial Church parishioners was paired with a team of four from St. John the Baptist, Ivy. They met for weeks to share their stories and talk through the issues facing our church. A total of twelve churches -- six pairings -- participated in the pilot project in the diocese.
The Diocese of Virginia last week posted on its website a report summarizing the work of all of the participants in the pilot project. You can read the report by clicking HERE.
I would also suggest you read the report from our St. Paul's team; it goes into greater detail and nuance without violating any confidences. I posted that report on this blog May 6, and you can access it by clicking HERE.