March 24, 2017
- Seventh-day Adventists across Europe again mourn the unnecessary loss of life and injury incurred during an attack outside the UK Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 22 March 2017. We particularly feel and pray for those families and individuals whose lives have been affected by this tragedy. Responding to the attack, Pastor Ian Sweeney, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland said, "Adventists condemn Wednesday's terrorist attack in London and we mourn the tragic...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Speaking in Britain’s upper chamber of Parliament, the House of Lords, about the attack in Westminster on Wednesday, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby paid tribute to victims and first responders, speaking of the “deep values” in British society. An attacker drove a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed to death a police officer before being shot and killed by police.
- Peter Lynas, director of the Alliance in Northern Ireland, reflects on a week which saw fresh terror in London and the death of a terrorist-turned-peacemaker in Northern Ireland.
March 16, 2017
March 10, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Lambeth Design Group has been meeting this week at the Anglican Communion Office in London to plan for Lambeth 2020. The group, coming together for the first time, has been chaired by Archbishop of Capetown Thabo Makgoba, who described the initial sessions as “very encouraging.” An early decision was to fix the venue for Canterbury, starting in the last week of July 2020.
March 2, 2017
March 1, 2017
- The general director met Theresa May yesterday at the Shove Tuesday reception in London.
February 24, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] In a newly-created role, the Anglican Communion Office in London has appointed a chief operating officer, David White – a senior manager with a wealth of experience leading U.K. and international charities.
The new role includes executive support to Secretary General Josiah Idowu-Fearon, primary responsibility for the management and administration of the Anglican Communion Office — the permanent secretariat serving the...
February 20, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] A tree-planting program for London’s churches supported by the mayor of London is aiming to make neighborhoods greener and more attractive for bees. The tree plantings will also offer an opportunity for churches to organize events and ceremonies that involve members of other faiths in their parishes to celebrate and help to enhance the environments that people of all faiths and no faith share. The project is supported by the diocesan bishops....