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Young Anglicans challenge the global Church to protect the environment

Bishops around the world should plant a tree every time they do a confirmation or baptism – that was one of the suggestions put to the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby by a group of young Anglicans from Central and Southern Africa as they discussed discipleship and environment. 

07 April 2016

Archbishop Welby prays for Zambian journalists

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has thanked journalists for their role in “challenging weakness, exposing wrongdoing, asking awkward questions and holding the Church to account.” Speaking to Journalists in Lusaka Airport at the end of a press conference, he thanked them for the work they did and asked them if he could pray for them.

07 April 2016

Media briefing gives outline for ACC-16

A media briefing has been held for Zambian journalists to update them on plans for the international Anglican Consultative Council meeting, ACC-16, which gets underway in the Zambian capital of Lusaka on Friday.

07 April 2016

Warm welcome for Archbishop Welby in Zambia

A delegation up of bishops, an official welcome from a government minister, a group of journalists, and an 80-strong choir of Mothers’ Union members greeted the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby when he arrived in Lusaka on Tuesday for a meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council’s standing committee ahead of the start, on Friday, of ACC-16.

07 April 2016

The book of Ruth is focus for ACC Bible studies

When members of the ACC meet in Lusaka next month they will discuss – in the context of intentional discipleship – issues ranging from gender justice, refugees and migration, the environment and reconciliation; and they will do so against a backdrop of prayer, Bible study and worship. Members of the Anglican Communion are being invited to join with them as they explore the Book of Ruth in a series of Bible studies.

30 March 2016

Draft programme for Anglican Consultative Council meeting published

Anglican Bishops, priests and laity from across the world will gather in Lusaka next month for the 16th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16). Members will discuss a range of issues around the theme “Intentional discipleship in a world of difference” – how Christians can be faithful to the Gospel in all aspects of their lives in the different cultures and situations that Anglicans find themselves in.

08 March 2016

Praying for the Anglican Consultative Council

The Anglican Consultative Council will meet in Lusaka for its 16th triennial meeting in April, and the secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, is asking “all our members in every Province, as well as our ecumenical partners, to join us in this prayer as we prepare for the meeting of this Instrument of our Communion.”

25 February 2016

"ACC-16 is an opportunity for young people to shine" say Central Africa Anglican youth

A young Anglican from Central Africa has said that the Anglican Consultative Council-16 (ACC-16) which will be held in Lusaka, Zambia in April next year, “is a unique opportunity for young people to fully express themselves and shine.”

08 December 2015

"Let love lead the Anglican Communion" - children's prayer at launch of ACC-16

If you wish to see something launched with style, fervour and commitment then you could do no better than have been in Lusaka Cathedral yesterday (29 November) when the Province of Central Africa launched the preparations for the 16th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16), which will take place in Lusaka next April. 

30 November 2015

“Sacrifice needed for African Church to become self-sustainable,” Abp Chama

Abp Chama speaks out at the ground breaking ceremony for the Church's housing project

28 September 2013