The programme is taking place over 11 days. A full programme will be released nearer the time of the conference to delegates attending.
In the weeks ahead of the conference, many bishops and spouses will take part in the Big Hello – the hospitality initiative of the Lambeth Conference.
This will see dioceses in England, Wales and Scotland hosting bishops from companion links around the Anglican Communion.
22 July - Bishops and their spouses will arrive at the University of Kent in Canterbury on Wednesday 22 July 2020.
23 and 24 July – will be spent in a spiritual retreat. There will be two retreats: one for bishops and another for spouses.
26 July - The conference will hold Eucharist services in Canterbury Cathedral - the mother church of the Anglican Communion - at different points during the conference.
27 July to 1 August – the Conference will work through a daily programme which includes Bible studies based on 1 Peter, special guests and keynote speakers, seminars, plenary sessions and discussions.
29 July – A programme day in London - where all bishops and spouses will
travel to London, visiting Lambeth Palace – the official residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and other venues around the city of London.
Sunday 2 August, the bishops will return to Canterbury Cathedral for the second and final Eucharist.
Full details of the programme and agenda will be made available closer to the event.
Alongside a full programme of prayer, Bible Study and spiritual reflection, the Lambeth Conference will explore a range of church and world affairs.
Mornings will be devoted to studying the book of 1 Peter, through Bible expositions and group Bible studies. Themes from the book will be explored further, through plenary sessions each day, outlined below.
Called in to hope and holiness
1 Peter 1:1-25
Mission and Evangelism
A holy people following Christ
Resistance and resilience in Christ
1 Peter: 2:13-3:22
Suffering in Christ
1 Peter: 4:1-19
Hospitality and Generosity
Authority in Christ
1 Peter: 5: 1-14