Newport Beach Episcopal church to be sold

Posted on May 19, 2015 
Filed under Other denominations

bp-bruno-rec-la“The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles is nearing the end of negotiations to sell St. James the Great Episcopal Church in Newport Beach to real estate developers.

Bishop J. Jon Bruno announced the sale to congregants Sunday, Diocese spokesman Robert Williams said. The sale of the church could bring in roughly $15 million …

A majority of congregants in 2004 voted to disaffiliate with the Episcopal Church for theological and ideological reasons and later aligned with the Anglican Church.”

– See the full report from The Orange County Register. Earlier related stories.

(Photo: J. J. Bruno, Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.)