High Church

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High Church:

see England, Church ofEngland, Church of,
the established church of England and the mother church of the Anglican Communion. Organization and Doctrine

The clergy of the church are of three ancient orders: deacons, priests, and bishops.
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High Church

the party or movement within the Church of England stressing continuity with Catholic Christendom, the authority of bishops, and the importance of sacraments, rituals, and ceremonies
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Yesterday Trevor Walker, who is leading the council's post-flooding recovery operation, said: "We are seeking planning permission for the High Church and Stobhill temporary caravan sites as a contingency.
I also thought St Paul's Church, Newport Road (1867), had the hallmarks of high church architecture, and partly owing to population dispersal was deemed by the council to receive demolition in (1967).
Northumbrian Water is to upgrade 20km of water pipes which supply 4,200 properties in High Church and Kirkhill in Morpeth.
A court heard Stocks subjected neighbours to loud music, shouting, fighting and noise from his television, which could be heard outside his home, in Springhill Walk, High Church.
Burns seeks, largely successfully, to show that the Diocesan Revival was "gathering steam from the 1820s" (14), well before the Tractarians of the 1830s or Wilberforce's bishopric of 1845; that it was largely shaped by the pre-Tractarian High Church (which he calls the "Orthodox" High Church, borrowing one of their own terms), who supplied many of the active figures and whose ecclesiology legitimated the changes; and that it was primarily the result of local initiatives rather than of centralized or parliamentary reformers, gaining momentum from the development of a diocesan consciousness based on experience in working the new ecclesiastical machinery.
Regardless, high church officials are staying away from the ceremonies, as is President Yeltsin, who is sending lower ranking officials in an effort to avoid more discord.
My own Oxford College, Keble, does the same but from a different perspective: its bold brick patterns and soaring chapel defiantly embody the High Church views of the Oxford Movement.
It was an Anglican high church led in the 1920s by Father J A Bott and his wife.
The High Church Action Group in Morpeth will see three years of work pay off when the Montrose Gardens Doorstep Green is officially opened.
As Victorianism, with its romantic mediaevalism in literature and design, advanced, this High Church revival of the 1830s was itself overtaken by events, not just in form but in substance.
St Paul's was the Church of England parish church and worshiped in the High Church tradition, hence the similarity to a Roman Catholic procession.
Campaigners from High Church Action Group in Morpeth launched a bid to transform a run-down plot of land three years ago and now are celebrating success with the formal launch of the Montrose Gardens Doorstep Green.