leader fires back
at Episcopal diocese St.
Edmundís spokesman says parishioners followed laws in split
By CALEY CLINTON - GM Today
February 18, 2009
ELM GROVE - Citing the Episcopal Churchís
"decision to move to the extreme left of Christianity" as
a primary concern, St. Edmundís Anglican Church member and
spokesman Dr. Samuel Scheibler said Tuesday the Elm Grove
congregation followed state laws and canons of the church in
proceeding to break off from the Episcopal church in December.
The Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee sued several members of the
church Monday, arguing they must return all property and control of
St. Edmundís parish after leaving to join a more conservative
But Scheibler said the church had its title company, Chicago
Title, conduct a title search, and the company found that the church
and its property belong to St. Edmundís.