Local Bishop, Graham Tomlin, says it’s crucial the clergy are visible: “It’s important to open the doors of our churches and of our hearts and to offer whatever help we can.”
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is inviting Christians around the world to pray as one for people to know Jesus Christ.
The aim of the wave of prayer running from Ascension to Pentecost (25 May to 4 June 2017) is to unite Christian churches in a focused time of prayer for more people to come to know Jesus Christ and for the Holy Spirit to give them confidence in being witnesses about their faith.
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[ACNS by Adrian Butcher] Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.
The eighth annual meeting of Bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with the Bishop of Niagara, Michael Bird, suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Anglican Communion.
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The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.
A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Uganda’s then-president, Idi Amin.
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