Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: July 19, 2018 The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia and the Anglican Missions Board in Rotorua are hosting the World Council of Churches (WCC) for its 2018 Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering (IGEG) and youth pre-meeting. The gathering, running from 18 – 23 July in Ohinemutu, … Continue reading “Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand”

Christians around the world gather in prayer on final weekend of Thy Kingdom Come

Posted on: May 23, 2018 The third annual ecumenical global wave of prayer for evangelism, Thy Kingdom Come, has come to an end with thousands of Christians around the world gathering for prayer and worship in “beacon events. The Thy Kingdom Come movement began with a simple invitation to prayer from the Archbishops of Canterbury … Continue reading “Christians around the world gather in prayer on final weekend of Thy Kingdom Come”

Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Posted on: March 23, 2018   [WCC] As the 62nd session of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSWS62) was underway this week in New York City, the Revd Canon Terrie Robinson, director for women in society at the Anglican Communion Office, encouraged faith leaders to see their positive role in speaking out … Continue reading “Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event”

Hong Kong prepares to welcome thousands of young people for international Taize pilgrimage

Posted on: March 9, 2018 Thousands of young adults from around the world will gather in Hong Kong in August for a five-day Taize Pilgrimage of Trust and Reconciliation. The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (HKSKH) – the Anglican Church in Honk Kong – has joined with the Catholic Church and the Hong Kong Christian … Continue reading “Hong Kong prepares to welcome thousands of young people for international Taize pilgrimage”

Archbishop of York leading teenagers on pilgrimage to Taizé

Posted on: July 19, 2017 Teenagers from five schools in northern England have set off on pilgrimage with the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, to Taize in France.  The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order of more than one hundred brothers, from Catholic and Protestant traditions. Archbishop Sentamu said; “Taizé is an extraordinary … Continue reading “Archbishop of York leading teenagers on pilgrimage to Taizé”