May 7, 2013
A TESTIMONY OF HOPE
THE FOURTH CONSULTATION OF ANGLICAN BISHOPS IN DIALOGUE
The fourth consultation among Canadian, American and African bishops took place in Cape Town South Africa from Thursday May 2nd to Sunday May 5th 2013. We met in the context of worship, prayer, Scripture reading and the breaking of bread. Through the presentation of papers, continuing conversation, and growing relationships we engaged in...
April 17, 2013
April 16, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] In an interview for the ‘Travellers’ Tales’ radio show, Archbishop Justin spoke about finding God, his prayer habits, and how the church can be a symbol of unity.
Archbishop Justin’s earliest encounters with Christianity, as a schoolboy at Eton College, were not particularly inspiring.
“The main point of chapel was to finish learning the French irregular verbs that you hadn’t learned the previous evening because you were...
April 1, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] An agriculturalist in the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) has encouraged farmers in Africa to adopt a biblically-based version of conservation agriculture known as “Farming God’s Way,” to curb food insecurity on the continent.
Stephen Gaturu, a project officer in charge of food security in one of the Regional Development Services in ACK, praised the technique. “It has helped farmers in Kenya because it involves farming using resources like...
March 23, 2013
[Anglican Communion Office] The morning of the first day was one of introductions. There are six new members of the Standing Committee (Mrs Helen Biggin, the Rt Revd Eraste Bigirimana, Professor Joanildo Burity, the Revd Dr Sarah Macneil, Ms Louisa Mojela, and Mr Samuel Mukunya) therefore much of the first session was given over to an orientation session. This consisted of an explanation of member’s roles and responsibilities.
Secretary General of the Anglican Communion,...
March 22, 2013
Archbishop Justin Welby
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and The Lord Jesus Christ.
We greet you on this day of celebration and assure you and your family of our prayers for your future ministry.
We are grateful for this opportunity to worship in Canterbury Cathedral and be reminded of our historic faith that is grounded in the revealed Word of God.
We encourage you to stay true to the ‘faith once delivered...
March 21, 2013
[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.][Episcopal News Service -- Canterbury, England] One-time oil executive and former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby was formally enthroned (twice) as the 105th archbishop of Canterbury on March 21 during a two-hour ceremony that blended an ancient liturgy with a few...
March 19, 2013
[Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa] The African Network of Institutions of Theological Education Preparing Anglicans for Ministry (ANITEPAM) and the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) have agreed to a merger in which ANITEPAM would – as envisioned by the Most Revd Ian Ernest, Archbishop of the Indian Ocean, when he served as the Chair of CAPA – become CAPA’s ‘theological arm.’ With the final transfer of funds, and the completion of a transitional issue of the...
March 5, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The first three-day Indaba process specifically designed for women to discuss the issue of violence has been hailed a success by participants.
Women from North America and Africa said they were so impressed with the format, they plan to replicate the process in the future. Eleven women travelled to Manhattan, New York, from across Africa’s Great Lakes region and elsewhere in the U.S. to spend March 1-3 in deep conversation across...
February 27, 2013
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 25-27 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted several resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy & Networking for Mission and Finances for Mission
Direct Treasurer as to how to vote on a series of shareholder resolutions in keeping with Episcopal...