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“Heartbreaking” devastation in California wild-fires shows strength of church-community ties

The Church’s response to devastating wildfires that have displaced tens of thousands, destroyed 1,000 homes and killed six people.

03 August 2018

Holy table destroyed but Barbadian fire fighters save church after arson attack

Arsonists destroyed the holy table and other items in a Barbadian Church, but fire fighters prevented significant damage to the building.

30 July 2018

Services and commemorations mark first anniversary of London tower block fire

A memorial service has been held at a London church close to the scene of a devastating fire in a block of flats in which 72 people died.

14 June 2018

Brandon cathedral transforms into donation hub to serve hundreds displaced by fires

St Matthew’s Cathedral in Brandon is co-ordinating aid after nearly 700 people were forced to leave their homes after a large fire.

25 May 2018

Online fundraising campaign launched as fire destroys First Nation church in Canada

A northern Manitoba parish has launched a fundraising campaign to replace its burned-down church in the Shamattawa First Nation.

01 May 2018

Fire-ravaged home for girls in Jamaica re-opens in time for 100th anniversary

A home for girls in Jamaica which was all-but destroyed by a devastating fire in 2015 has been re-opened by Bishop Howard Gregory.

21 March 2018

Furnishings damaged in burglars’ arson attack on church

Burglars set fire to a church on the Filipino island of Mindanao last week as they sought to make their escape after stealing students’ belongings.

26 February 2018

California congregation returns home, two weeks after being uprooted by deadly mudslides

All Saints-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church congregation in Montecito, have returned to their church, after mudslides forced their exclusion.

26 January 2018

Episcopalians respond as 100,000 flee massive southern California wildfires

The US-based Episcopal Relief & Development agency is responding to major wildfires sweeping across Southern California.

13 December 2017

Recalling summer’s wildfire exodus in the Territory of the People

Matt Gardner from the Anglican Church of Canada details the experience and aftermath of the British Columbia summer wildfires.

26 October 2017

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Features 

Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.