Bill Kinnon captures this same spirit as applied to the tradition ecclesiastical structural deafness in the land at his ongoing posts found here.
A personal aside and hypothesis: you might think that US denominations exist for theological reasons — in fact, I would offer, it is to keep otherwise uninsurable ministers in affordable health insurance plans. Go ahead — ask your minister/pastor/priest — and then ask if anyone in the congregation can get the same deal. Then ask them why not.
Oh, and if you are wondering what I think the resolution to all this angst is going to be — ( it’s going to be a shocker coming from me ;-) — apply the Pauline edification imperative ( I Cor. 14:3-4 ) — via a globally distributed, open stance model — as the default answer to every discussion ( as opposed to the rote "congregational meeting drivification for 30 minutes to discuss something that should have been wikied" response ). Start there…</ed.note>