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Bishops’ Spouses Network Explore Themes of Discipleship

The Anglican Communion Network of Bishops’ Spouses have been developing a series of online meetings for fellowship, study and prayer.

26 February 2024

We thank you for being here

We thank you for being here

The Archbishop of Canterbury came to the Spouses’ Venue to bless the Vine which the spouses have been making throughout the Conference. He said: ‘On behalf of “the other Conference” we want to thank you for being here and for all you have said and done. You have reminded us of things we could have forgotten and thank you for anchoring us

02 August 2008

Spouses Plenary: Friday 1 August

Spouses Plenary: Friday 1 August

Lives in war torn parts of Africa are being transformed thanks to the hard work of the Anglican Church, the Spouses Conference heard yesterday.

02 August 2008

Plenary Session: 'Equal in God's Sight: When power is abused'

Plenary Session: 'Equal in God's Sight: When power is abused'

The Spouses took the lead on Tuesday with a joint plenary with the bishops on the abuse of power. The session, called ‘Equal in God’s Sight

30 July 2008

Bishops' spouses flock to management sessions

Bishops' spouses flock to management sessions

Mrs Chitra Kovoor talks to us about the very well attended sessions she’s been leading in the Spouses’ Conference on management skills.

29 July 2008

Spouse's Conference: Modern Day Slaveries and the Church

Spouse's Conference: Modern Day Slaveries and the Church

What parent would not want to give their child an opportunity for a better life? As a migrant farm worker, 7-year-old Nagesh’s father could not afford to feed his family, so when a man offered Nagesh a part-time job in the tourist industry, the father quickly agreed...

28 July 2008

Spouses: We are the Vine

Spouses: We are the Vine

Linda Baines had been asked to come up with an art activity that the Spouses could do together. In order to help her thinking she had been looking at the ‘I ams’ from John’s Gospel which were to be the basis of the Bible studies. 

28 July 2008

Spouses' Conference - Charged to be God's peacemakers: situations of conflict

Spouses' Conference - Charged to be God's peacemakers: situations of conflict

Good is stronger than evil, Light is stronger than darkness, Love is stronger than hate, Life is stronger than death, Victory will be ours because Jesus loves us! 

28 July 2008

Spouses' Conference - Quiet Garden Tour

Spouses' Conference - Quiet Garden Tour

“Water colour is like a cat, it wants to go its own way.” Ruth Councell offered this bit of whimsical, yet incisive insight while finishing off a lovely record of the country gardens surrounding her

26 July 2008

Spouses conference

Spouses conference

Mathilde Nkwirikiye Ntahoturi from Burundi shared the story of her work with orphaned and abandoned babies informally at the Spouses’ Conference

23 July 2008