Anglican Primates meet with king, heads of church in Jordan

Anglican Communion primates met Jan. 13 with the King of Jordan at a conference center near the site of Jesus’ baptism. The primates are meeting in Amman, Jordan, Jan. 13-15. Photo: Jordan News Agency   Anglican Communion primates began a weeklong meeting Jan. 13 with an official audience with Jordan’s King Abdullah II. The audience … Continue reading “Anglican Primates meet with king, heads of church in Jordan”

A look ahead at 2020 for the Anglican Communion Office

By Lucy Cowpland Preparations are well underway for this year’s Lambeth Conference in Canterbury. This gathering, to which all active bishops of the Anglican Communion’s member churches are invited, takes place approximately every 10 years and will run from the 23 July until 2 August. The Anglican Consultative Council, Anglican Alliance and Lambeth Conference Company … Continue reading “A look ahead at 2020 for the Anglican Communion Office”

A big Anglican welcome planned for Lambeth Conference delegates

By Rachel Farmer The Big Hello will connect attendees to their companion link diocese or provide the opportunity for new ones to be started. Photo: Lambeth Conference Company Anglican Parishes and dioceses across England, Wales and Scotland are gearing up to welcome more than 1,000 Anglican bishops and spouses from across the globe in July … Continue reading “A big Anglican welcome planned for Lambeth Conference delegates”

Archbishop Welby expresses vision for Anglican Communion at East Asian Anglican meeting

Archbishop Justin Welby addresses the Council of the Church in East Asia. Photo: ACNS Anglican Primates, bishops, clergy and laity from provinces in East Asia today heard the Archbishop of Canterbury give a powerful vision for the ministry of the Anglican Communion. Archbishop Justin Welby made the comments during an address at the  triennial Full … Continue reading “Archbishop Welby expresses vision for Anglican Communion at East Asian Anglican meeting”

Grandma’s songs set overture to Presiding Bishop’s faith journey

Music speaks to the soul, keeps us marching, Curry tells Canterbury audience By Matthew MacDonald Associate Editor As a child, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry would listen intently as his grandma sang hymns at the kitchen sink. Familiar tunes gave meaning to holy words. Even in her darkest moments of despair, as her daughter lay dying … Continue reading “Grandma’s songs set overture to Presiding Bishop’s faith journey”