Today the bishops and spouses at the Lambeth Conference will start the conference in prayer, Bible study and contemplation.

Theme of the day

Considering what it means to be 'God’s Church for God’s World’, the bishops' retreat will begin to look at 1 Peter.

Speaking today

Who is speaking today in the Bishops' Retreat?

In the Bishops' Retreat, bishops will hear addresses from The Revd Prebendary Dr Isabelle Hamley, Secretary for Theology and Ecumenical Relations and Theological Adviser to the House of Bishops; The Revd Dr Paul Swarup, Presbyter Green Park Free Church, New Delhi, India and Dr Esther Mombo, Professor of African Church History, Gender and Theology at St Paul's University in Limuru, Kenya. 

Who is speaking in the Spouses' retreat?

Mrs Caroline Welby and Canon Paula Gooder, from St Paul's Cathedral, England will feature among other session leaders and contributors. Spouses will be able to choose from a range of activities including imaginative contemplation of scripture and the power of storytelling. 

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