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Anglican primates’ discussions focus on evangelism and discipleship

A discussion by Anglican primates about evangelism and discipleship strategies was so lively, it continued through the lunch break.

04 October 2017

Jesus Shaped Life

Four of the co-ordinating group for the “Season of intentional discipleship” set out in short films their hopes for its future and reflect on their meeting in the UK this spring - in English, en Francais, en Espanol, em Portugues.

09 June 2017

Living and sharing a Jesus-shaped life : discipleship plans emerge

Participants at the first meeting of a co-ordinating group for the “Season of Intentional Discipleship and Disciple-making” have expressed excitement and optimism about the ideas that are starting to take shape.

27 April 2017

Synod in Cyprus reflects on intentional discipleship

Delegates from 11 countries gathered in the Cypriot town of Larnaca last week for a synod meeting of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf under the of theme “Intentional Discipleship”. 

13 February 2017

Large crowds witness installation of new Archbishop of Congo

A host of dignitaries were present at the installation of the new Archbishop of Congo yesterday.

12 September 2016

ACC wants "every province, diocese and parish" to focus on intentional discipleship

The Anglican Consultative Council has called on “every province, diocese and parish” in the Anglican Communion to “adopt a clear focus on intentional discipleship” as part of a “season of intentional discipleship” to run for the next nine-or-so years.

22 April 2016

Major new report calls Anglicans to Intentional Discipleship and Disciple-Making

A Communion-wide season of intentional discipleship should not be created to address poor church attendance, or to counter the challenge faced by churches with high attendance and low commitment. Instead, it should be “a response to the biblical call to make disciples to honour and glorify God, as Christians live out their faith in everyday life,"a major new report published by the Anglican Communion says.

31 March 2016

Anglican Communion recognises youth and children discipleship with new award

Successful and emerging discipleship work with and by children and young people within the Anglican Communion will be recognised with two new awards. The new Youth and Children Ministry Award will be presented for the first time at this year’s Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, in April. 

24 February 2016

Anglican Consultative Council theme highlights current mission challenges

The overarching theme for the next year’s Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16) meeting in Zambia, “Intentional Discipleship in a World of Differences”, has been chosen by the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion as a response to daily Christian challenges.

04 November 2015

Making real-life disciples in Malaysia

The Diocese of West Malaysia in the Province of South East Asia has been implementing a special focus on discipleship, or Christian living, for the past six years and has now held a seminar for faith leaders to look back on and share good practice.

23 October 2015

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.