Vision and purpose

This once a decade event plays an influential role in the life of the Anglican Church worldwide and provides the opportunity to:

  • Gather bishops and spouses together for prayer, bible study, worship and fellowship.
  • Dialogue on shared concerns and opportunities in the Anglican Communion.
  • Provide a consultative gathering for mutual encouragement and learning.
  • Consider global issues and the response of the Anglican Communion.
  • Work for greater unity and celebrate the diversity of our global Anglican family.
  • Shape the life of the Anglican Communion for the next decade.

An instrument of the Anglican Communion

The Lambeth Conference is one of the four instruments that serve the work of the Anglican Communion. These are:  

  • The Archbishop of Canterbury
  • The Primates Meeting
  • The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC)
  • The Lambeth Conference