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Canadian bishops shift focus from same-sex marriage to mission

After three years discussing the marriage of same-sex couples, the Canadian House of Bishops intends to shift its focus to “evangelism and discipleship and mission”

04 October 2016

Hong Kong Anglicans share evangelism tips

Anglicans in Hong Kong will share successful evangelism and mission strategies with each other when they gather this weekend for a provincial Mission Conference.

21 September 2016

Archbishop's worldwide invitation: "Let’s get together in calling out to God in prayer"

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is issuing an international call to prayer for evangelism leading up to Pentecost Sunday in 2017.

09 September 2016

Growing number of ex-Muslim asylum seekers baptised

An eclectic mix of Iranians, Syrians, Iraqis, Bangladeshis and Eritreans seeking asylum in the UK have become members of an Anglican Church in Stoke-on-Trent.

18 July 2016

Church of England is mainly "cradle Christians", report suggests

Only two per cent of Anglicans in England and Wales are converts, a new study suggests. Research by Dr Stephen Bullivant, published this week, suggests that in a group of 100 Anglicans, 93 will have been brought up as such, five will have started life in another Christian denomination, and only two would have belonged to no religion.

27 May 2016

PB Michael Curry shares his vision for mission

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, brought his message of the Jesus Movement to the 21st Global Episcopal Mission Network conference in Puerto Rico: Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find [some] bread,” he said, offering a quote from by the Ceylonese Methodist pastor, D T Niles.

19 May 2016

Week of prayer for evangelism has "touched a chord" says Archbishop Welby

The call for Christians across England to prayer for our nation to know Jesus Christ has “touched a chord”, the Archbishop of Canterbury has told Premier Radio. Archbishop Justin Welby spoke to Premier about prayer, evangelism and Thy Kingdom Come.

12 May 2016

Churches throughout England gear up for "great wave of prayer"

Churches throughout England have responded to a call from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for a “great wave of prayer” in the week leading up to Pentecost Sunday for the re-evangelisation of England. Dubbed, Thy Kingdom Come, the week will see 24/7 prayer rotas, open prayer times and special services.

06 May 2016

Anglicans share strategies to retain the youth

A panel of both young and elderly representatives from the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA), the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) and the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia shared with ACC-16 members the various strategies of keeping young people in the church.

18 April 2016

Archbishop Welby in Holy Week mission

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will spend Holy Week visiting community projects, groups, schools and Christians in his Canterbury diocese.

15 March 2016


Migrant lives matter


ACC chair sets out his vision for the Communion

Being proactive, building links and bringing peace to a world in turmoil – those are the main tasks ahead for the Anglican Communion, according to Archbishop Paul Kwong.

Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis celebrate closer Anglican-Catholic relationship

The 50th anniversary of the first public meeting between a Pope and an Archbishop of Canterbury since the Reformation will be celebrated by the current Pope and Archbishop when they meet next week in Rome.