The Minneapolis Creed

By Fr. Wilson ( articles ) | Aug 08, 2003

There are lots of things I love about Anglicans, but the one thing I'd never do without is their humor. -FrW ---------------------------------

Subject: THE MINNEAPOLIS CREED by Eric Zolner

THE MINNEAPOLIS CREED

As with all the major councils of the church, this one needs its own creed.

By Eric Zolner

We believe in Justice Mother, the all inclusive Maker of good self esteem And in Jesus The only name we recognize from the Bible He was conceived in an alternative committed relationship And became person He was crucified, died, and was buried On the third day his ideals were raised in the minds of his friends He "Ascended" into "Heaven" and sits there with the heavenly Parent But since there is no judgment, he shan't be back We believe in the Holy Spirit, Sophia She serves as a great rationale for whatever we want to do With the Parent and the Child she is used for furthering our agenda We believe in one church, as long as it agrees with us One baptism for the extinction of sins We look for the conversion of those less enlightened And a life of full inclusion of all who agree with us

Amen

The Rev. Eric Zolner, a third generation Episcopalian, at age 30 is the youngest Episcopal priest in the diocese of Colorado.  He is the Associate Rector of Youth and Young Adults at Grace Episcopal Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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