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Dates for the Lambeth Conference announced

  • October 20, 2020

  The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced revised dates for the 15th Lambeth Conference. Hosted in Canterbury, Kent, the face-to-face conference will be planned for the 27th July – 8th August 2022 (with the official conference ending on the 7 August and departures on the 8th August). The conference has been rescheduled from the original […]

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The Archbishop of Canterbury launches initiative called ‘Together in Unity’ to support churches and communities around the world during the COVID-19 crisis

  • July 28, 2020

A special initiative called “Together in Unity” has been launched by the Archbishop of Canterbury today in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The Archbishop has shared a pastoral message to bishops and spouses of the worldwide Anglican Communion about the impact of COVID-19, encouraging Anglican dioceses and parishes to support one another during this difficult […]

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The Lambeth Conference reschedules to 2022 – “Let us walk together as we seek to be good news” says The Archbishop of Canterbury

  • July 8, 2020

  The Archbishop of Canterbury has sent a message encouragement to “walk together and be good news” to the bishops and spouses of the Anglican Communion today – in the month that would have seen the fifteenth Lambeth Conference hosted in Canterbury. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this decennial meeting of Anglican bishops and spouses […]

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Bible text of 1 Peter will shape Lambeth Conference theme

  • March 10, 2020

The book of 1 Peter is the Biblical focus for this summer’s meeting of bishops and spouses at the Lambeth conference. To support this focus, a new commentary has just been published on 1 Peter. It’s been written as a result of the work of the St Augustine Seminar – an international group of 35 […]

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Airport chaplains plan a ‘Big Hello’ for bishops

  • February 27, 2020

When some 600 bishops and their spouses fly into the UK this summer they will receive a warm welcome from the moment they land, thanks to a team of Anglican airport chaplains who will be there to greet them. Airport chaplains, Jean Hurlston and Bill Raines both based at Manchester Airport will be among those […]

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Wrestling with forgiveness and reconciliation – Primate of the Church of Canada shares her hopes for the Lambeth Conference

  • February 27, 2020

Forgiveness and reconciliation are issues that every member of the Anglican church needs to wrestle with, according to the new leader of the Church of Canada, Archbishop Linda Nicholls. And she believes the Lambeth Conference can play a role in tackling these issues on a global stage. Linda Nicholls was elected last summer as the […]

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Bishops engaging together – Preparing for a future-focused conference

  • February 13, 2020

January’s Primates’ Meeting in Jordan brought together Primates, Presiding Bishops and Moderators from the Anglican Communion for discussion, reflection and prayer. The agenda included an update on the development of the Lambeth Conference programme, chaired by Design Group Chair, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town. The Lambeth Conference is a once-a-decade event for bishops and […]

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Anglican Primates gather in Jordan for “very strategic meeting” ahead of Lambeth Conference

  • January 12, 2020

The leaders of 36 of the Anglican Communion’s 40 member churches will gather in the Middle East this week for what has been described as “a very strategic meeting.” The chief pastors of the Communion – the senior archbishops, moderators and presiding bishops of the Anglican provinces – will meet from Monday 13 January to […]

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The New Year edition of the Lambeth Conference Prayer Diary is now available

  • January 10, 2020

People wishing to join the Prayer Journey for the Lambeth Conference can access a seasonal Prayer Diary. The journey also invites people to send in prayers, which will be displayed on a prayer wall to encourage those attending the conference. Some of these will also be featured on the Lambeth Conference web site between now […]

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The Big Hello – the hospitality programme for the Lambeth Conference celebrates communion connections

  • December 3, 2019

As part of getting ready for the Lambeth Conference in 2020, a new initiative called ‘The Big Hello’ has been launched this week. ‘The Big Hello’ is part of the conference’s large hospitality programme that will see dioceses and churches in England, Wales and Scotland hosting guests for up to a week in advance of […]

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