The Open Episcopal Church -

The radical fluid open connecting space for everyone in search of meaning, justice, love, truth and life.

The Communion of the Open Episcopal Church in the Province of the United Kingdom and Ireland

Gathering, inspiring, resourcing, an oasis on the journey


Carson Bilsland, killed in Algeria in 2012, wrote on Christmas Day

"A new way of thinking for all. As of today, when someone asks you your religious beliefs and faith, answer with this: Firstly, I am a human being, the same as 7 billion others in every way, and like them I wish to look after my family, to love and feed them and be there for them and be happy. Secondly, my religious faith is mine, whatever your faith is, is irrelevant. This irrelevance is not disrespectful towards you - it's just that your faith and my faith may be different, but this matters not, as firstly we are human, we are the same. Human first, baggage second."

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