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Golden year of celebration as the united Church of North India marks 50th anniversary

The united Church of North India is using its 50th anniversary to review, consult and then re-set its mission priorities for the next decade.

19 July 2019

Hong Kong’s cathedral celebrates 170 years – part of the birth of the city

Hong Kong’s St John’s Cathedral is holding a year of celebration to mark its birth 170 years ago in 1849, at the start of British colonisation.

24 May 2019

The Anglican Church of the Epiphany in Egypt’s Port Said celebrates its 130-year anniversary

An Anglican Church which was first created to care for English-speaking workers on the Suez Canal has celebrated its 130th anniversary.

13 May 2019

Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary

The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a praise evening in Enniskillen.

13 March 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury celebrates 25 years of women’s ordination in Church of England

A service has been held in the chapel of Lambeth Palace to celebrate 25 years of the ordination of women in the Church of England.

04 March 2019

Janani Luwum’s family reconcile with Idi Amin’s kinsmen on 42 anniversary of martyrdom

The family of Archbishop Janani Luwum have reconciled with kinsmen of former Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin, who ordered his killing.

20 February 2019

Bishop laments “the long accumulation of misdeeds” on Sri Lanka’s Independence Day

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey of the Church of Ceylon has said that a gap has opened between the nation’s rulers and those who are ruled.

06 February 2019

Two decades of women’s ordination celebrated in the Nippon Sei Ko Kai

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai, the Anglican Church in Japan, has celebrated 20 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Province.

18 December 2018

Malawi’s President uses hospital anniversary celebrations to commend Anglican social ministry

President Peter Mutharika has praised the Anglican Church in the country, commending it “for the social services you provide to Malawians”.

10 December 2018

CMS-Africa celebrates anniversary by opening new hub for Africa mission

CMS-Africa has celebrated its tenth anniversary by opening a new international base in Kenya as part of its vision to reach 50 million families.

23 November 2018