Press Release of Remain Faithful
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2008
Remain Faithful, an organization of over 575 orthodox laity Episcopalians and Anglicans from over 60 Dioceses with collective membership in the Episcopal Church of over 23,000 years is pleased to present its statement on the recent Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) held in Jerusalem. “We join in prayer and thanksgiving with our brothers and sisters in the Anglican Communion who recently gathered in Jerusalem for GAFCON and thank them for tireless efforts and witness to the world on behalf of all orthodox Anglicans around the world.” Chad Bates, Chair of Remain Faithful stated. “We are most pleased to present the following resolution approved by our Board of Directors of Remain Faithful.”
Be it resolved:
Remain Faithful, endorses in its entirety the Final Statement and The Jerusalem Declaration issued on Sunday, June 29, 2008, by those attending the Global Anglican Future Conference [GAFCON]. Remain Faithful supports the formation of a new Anglican Province in North America to be recognized by those Anglican primates subscribing to the Jerusalem Declaration. Remain Faithful is committed to serving as an active voice for orthodox laity in the development of organizational and governing procedures necessary for the establishment of the new Province in North America.
Issued this 2nd day of July, 2008.
Cora S. Werley, Secretary
For more information on Remain Faithful, including the organization position paper, or to join online, please visit the Remain Faithful website at http://www.remainfaithful.org/.